Obituaries

Jon Garhartt
B: 1960-09-28
D: 2017-04-22
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Garhartt, Jon
Marabee Morgan
B: 1925-03-03
D: 2017-04-21
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Morgan, Marabee
George Kakule
B: 1966-03-17
D: 2017-04-19
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Kakule, George
William May
B: 1927-11-22
D: 2017-04-17
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May, William
George Peters
B: 1930-04-11
D: 2017-04-13
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Peters, George
Fredia Mika
B: 1934-04-30
D: 2017-04-10
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Mika, Fredia
Harriet Hyndman
B: 1918-05-20
D: 2017-04-09
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Hyndman, Harriet
Richard Brocksbank
B: 1934-09-29
D: 2017-04-08
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Brocksbank, Richard
Celia Long
B: 1925-01-29
D: 2017-04-07
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Long, Celia
Jean Rice
B: 1931-01-09
D: 2017-04-06
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Rice, Jean
Michael Barber
B: 1941-08-17
D: 2017-04-04
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Barber, Michael
Ruth Ruby
B: 1921-03-12
D: 2017-04-01
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Ruby, Ruth
Frances Dupee
B: 1920-03-15
D: 2017-03-31
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Dupee, Frances
Henry Brown
B: 1949-11-08
D: 2017-03-31
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Brown, Henry
Michael Downey
B: 1949-10-13
D: 2017-03-31
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Downey, Michael
Barbara Brace
B: 1952-04-23
D: 2017-03-31
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Brace, Barbara
Joseph Anton
D: 2017-03-30
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Anton, Joseph
Harold Galusha
B: 1944-07-08
D: 2017-03-28
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Galusha, Harold
Marjorie Bacon
B: 1933-02-05
D: 2017-03-25
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Bacon, Marjorie
Michael Berard
B: 1959-10-04
D: 2017-03-22
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Berard, Michael
Burton Luke
B: 1929-12-13
D: 2017-03-21
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Luke, Burton

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