Founder & director of Tri-County Humane Society dies

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - The founder and director of the Tri-County Humane Society, Jeannette Christos, has died.

Christos passed away after a very brief, but severe, battle with cancer.

Christos was known for her tireless work to save thousands of animals at South Florida's only no-kill animal shelter.

Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for Monday, August 1 at 10 a.m. at St. Lucy's Catholic Church in Highland Beach.

Her family is asking in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a memorial fund for animals being established in her name at Tri-County Humane Society.

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