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  6/5/2011, Sivan 3, 5771

Funeral for Sami Ofer Sunday

The funeral for Sami Ofer, who passed away Friday, will be held in Tel Aviv's Trumpeldor Cemetery on Sunday at 4 PM. Ofer passed away at age 89 after suffering a long-term illness, family members said.

Ofer has been in the news lately as head of the Trans-Pacific Shipping Company, which has been accused of docking its ships in Iran, in violation of international sanctions.