Obituaries

Gregory Jordan
B: 1954-11-11
D: 2017-11-21
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Jordan, Gregory
Harriet Burnham
B: 1928-10-09
D: 2017-11-13
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Burnham, Harriet
Gertrude Fowler
B: 1925-04-22
D: 2017-11-12
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Fowler, Gertrude
Dorothy Connor
B: 1917-06-13
D: 2017-11-11
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Connor, Dorothy
Pauline Astbury
B: 1928-08-05
D: 2017-11-07
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Astbury, Pauline
David McGraw
B: 1940-06-06
D: 2017-10-30
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McGraw, David
Irving Wilbur
B: 1937-11-15
D: 2017-10-29
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Wilbur, Irving
Lois MacGregor
B: 1920-08-20
D: 2017-10-26
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MacGregor, Lois
Richard Jones
B: 1931-10-03
D: 2017-10-22
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Jones, Richard
Mary Shaw
B: 1937-03-03
D: 2017-10-20
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Shaw, Mary
Sara Faust
B: 1943-12-27
D: 2017-10-18
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Faust, Sara
Richard Moll
B: 1934-08-05
D: 2017-10-16
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Moll, Richard
Phyllis Partridge
B: 1927-06-14
D: 2017-10-14
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Partridge, Phyllis
Deborah Wing
B: 1931-04-16
D: 2017-10-13
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Wing, Deborah
Hoyt Hamor
B: 1925-09-30
D: 2017-10-07
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Hamor, Hoyt
Linda Palfrey
B: 1920-03-26
D: 2017-10-04
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Palfrey, Linda
Esther Shay
B: 1922-05-24
D: 2017-10-02
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Shay, Esther
Robert Evans
B: 1940-02-02
D: 2017-10-02
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Evans, Robert
Donna Rivers
B: 1965-05-20
D: 2017-09-28
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Rivers, Donna
Eileen Holmes
B: 1925-02-04
D: 2017-09-28
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Holmes, Eileen
Richard Carr
B: 1934-12-21
D: 2017-09-27
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Carr, Richard

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