Obituaries

Grace Schimpf
B: 1931-05-02
D: 2018-12-12
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Schimpf, Grace
Kinsley Archer
B: 2018-08-03
D: 2018-12-10
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Archer, Kinsley
Clara Wedge
B: 1932-12-24
D: 2018-12-07
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Wedge, Clara
Boyd Bowden
B: 1929-08-19
D: 2018-12-07
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Bowden, Boyd
Ethel Winslow
B: 1945-11-01
D: 2018-12-05
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Winslow, Ethel
Eleanor Renault
B: 1930-04-07
D: 2018-12-04
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Renault, Eleanor
William LaBelle
B: 1932-12-29
D: 2018-12-02
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LaBelle, William
Ethel Gott
B: 1926-06-26
D: 2018-11-27
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Gott, Ethel
Michael Richardson
B: 1958-07-27
D: 2018-11-23
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Richardson, Michael
Allan Ott
B: 1954-11-17
D: 2018-11-21
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Ott, Allan
Ellen Weed
B: 1936-07-13
D: 2018-11-18
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Weed, Ellen
David Jodrey
B: 1963-09-09
D: 2018-11-14
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Jodrey, David
Lawrence Murphy
B: 1926-05-10
D: 2018-11-13
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Murphy, Lawrence
Peter Smallidge
B: 1934-01-27
D: 2018-11-13
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Smallidge, Peter
Stephen Somers
B: 1954-06-15
D: 2018-11-12
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Somers, Stephen
Ralph Cahoon
B: 1937-02-17
D: 2018-11-10
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Cahoon, Ralph
Elizabeth Giles
B: 1932-10-20
D: 2018-11-06
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Giles, Elizabeth
Irene Rachinski
B: 1936-04-27
D: 2018-11-04
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Rachinski, Irene
Driscilla Ward
B: 1930-08-13
D: 2018-10-31
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Ward, Driscilla
Leslie Clark
B: 1925-04-29
D: 2018-10-31
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Clark, Leslie
Edward Gurtler
B: 1932-09-08
D: 2018-10-31
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Gurtler, Edward

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