Dear Brethren and Friends, It is with a heavy heart that we havers learned of the passing yesterday of Past Grand Master of The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of Florida, Ill. B. JOHN E. KARROUM, who recently ended his term of office as MWGM in the recently concluded Annual Communication.
The Grand Lodge of A.F. & A.M of Cuba feels this irreparable loss as its own and transmits to the Brethren of Florida, our deepest heartfelt and sympathy, extending it to the family and friends.
In recent visit to our jurisdiction the Ill. B. KARROUM left a pleasant mark of sympathy and brotherly love earning the affection and respect you want to know him. Great man, Great Mason, his example will remain in the memory of those who knew him and of all Masons.
Eternal Lord God, You hold all souls in life: Give to Your servant John E. Karroum in paradise Your light and Your peace. Grant that we, following the good examples of those who have served You here on Earth and who are now at rest with You, may we be comforted by Your unending love and protection; this day and for evermore. Amen.
Our Grand Master, M..W. Ernesto Zamora Fernandez together with our Deputy Grand Master, R.W. Julio A. Rojo Pumar, extend on behalf of the Grand Lodge of Cuba, sincere condolences and prayers to the Family and Friends.