As family and friends prepare to memorialize Countess Henrietta de Hoernle Aug. 6, Palm Beach State College also is remembering the noted philanthropist for her generosity.
De Hoernle, who has four buildings and an endowed scholarship at PBSC named in her honor, died in hospice care in Boca Raton July 22. She was 103.
According to her obituary, de Hoernle was born in the German Black Forest town of Karlsruhe to musician parents and came to America in 1931 to live with her grandparents in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens in New York. … Continue reading Remembering Countess de Hoernle whose legacy lives on at PBSC