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Funeral arrangements set for Frank Fertitta Jr.

26 August 2009

By Mary Manning, Las Vegas Sun
LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Funeral services for Station Casinos Inc. founder and community philanthropist Frank Fertitta Jr. have been scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

Fertitta died Friday in a Los Angeles hospital.

A rosary and vigil will be held beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church, 7260 W. Sahara Ave.

A funeral mass is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer at 55 E. Reno Ave., southeast of Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard South.

The rosary, vigil and funeral mass will be open to the public; the burial will be private.

The Fertitta family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to two of Mr. Fertitta's most valued charities, Bishop Gorman High School and Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada.

Donations may be made online or by phone at Bishop Gorman High School's Web site or by calling (702) 732-1045, or at Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada's Web site, or by calling (702) 385-2662.

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