LAKELAND - Mr. Bernard Masters, 73, passed away on Monday, 5/28/07 at LRMC of Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy.
He was a native of Lawrence, Massachusetts and a resident since 1989 from Chelmsford, Mass. Mr. Masters was a retired landscape contractor and a Army veteran, member of Temple Emanuel of Lakeland and B'nai B'rith Lodge #1515 of Lakeland. He received a Bachelors degree from Florida Southern College, class of 1956.
Mr. Masters was preceded in death by a son, Louis Jay Masters, and is survived by his wife, Korina R. Masters; a daughter, Beverly Rose Masters of Nashua, N. H. and 2 grandchildren, Sara M. Skaggs and Rory L. Skaggs along with a special sister-in-law, Joan Greenbaum and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2 P.M. Wednesday from Gentry-Morrison Dukes Steen Chapel, 1833 S. Florida Ave, Lakeland and interment follows in Temple Emanuel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Louis Jay Masters Endowment Scholarship Fund, C/0 Syracuse University, The Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette Street, Syracuse, New York 13202-1202.
Arrangements by Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home, Dukes-Steen Chapel.