BRASS, Samuel Yale
Samuel Yale Brass, 89, a long-time resident of Admiral's Cove, Jupiter, FL and beloved member of the Kennebunkport, ME, community, passed away suddenly and peacefully on May 28, 2015. Yale was Senior Captain for American Airlines for 32 years. He proudly served as a Commander in the US Navy in WW II, during the Cuban Crisis and the Korean War. He attended Bates College before WW II and graduated from Boston University in business. Yale loved sports and was a devoted Red Sox fan, member of Arundel Lodge #76 AF & AM, New York Athletic Club, Kennebunk River Club, and The Club at Admiral's Cove. Yale genuinely loved people. He wanted to know about you and your life, because he valued conversation and lasting relationships. He leaves behind a legacy of love and his wife of 30 years Adele. They shared their 'bonus life' spending time in both Kennebunkport, ME and Jupiter, FL; enjoying travel, the arts, reading, gardening, and most importantly family, friends and beloved pets. Yale's legacy also includes step-daughters Beth (Bob) Mandel and Karen (Scott) Goodfellow; grandchildren Andrea (Brett) Rosenberg, Robyn (Noah) Rice, Maggie (Brandon) Woodland and Lish (Whitney) Harris; and 8 great-grandchildren Nathan & Benji Rosenberg, Ethan & Jack Rice, Alyse & Grace Woodland, Yale & Brooklyn Harris; brother Simm; and companion dog Rosie. A period of visitation will be held 3 to 4:30PM Sunday, May 31, 2014, with a time of remembrance and sharing of memories at 4:30 PM at the Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St. Kennebunk, ME. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jupiter Medical Center 1210 South Old Dixie Highway, Building East 1002 Jupiter, Florida 33458 and Temple Beth Am. 2250 Central Blvd, Jupiter, FL. 33458 (561) 747-1109 Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043. www.bibberfuneral.com
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Published by The Palm Beach Post from May 31 to Jun. 1, 2015.