Obituaries

Robert Malpass
B: 1957-04-14
D: 2017-10-13
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Malpass, Robert
Kenneth Place
B: 1953-02-23
D: 2017-09-30
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Place, Kenneth
Raymond Moore
B: 1927-07-25
D: 2017-09-22
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Moore, Raymond
Victoria Kelly
B: 1948-01-04
D: 2017-09-17
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Kelly, Victoria
Edward La Barr
B: 1949-01-01
D: 2017-09-04
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La Barr, Edward
Beth Conway
B: 1950-12-16
D: 2017-09-03
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Conway, Beth
Garry Slater
B: 1951-07-05
D: 2017-08-25
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Slater, Garry
Joann Oxley
B: 1934-11-15
D: 2017-08-14
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Oxley, Joann
Charles Snyder
B: 1951-11-05
D: 2017-08-13
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Snyder, Charles
DeMarcus Lane
B: 2007-03-23
D: 2017-08-05
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Lane, DeMarcus
Kevin LaCross
B: 1961-06-25
D: 2017-07-12
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LaCross, Kevin
Karyn Welch (Schneider)
B: 1952-08-04
D: 2017-07-02
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Welch (Schneider), Karyn
George Quackenbush
B: 1950-01-30
D: 2017-06-23
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Quackenbush, George
Jeff King
B: 1968-03-29
D: 2017-05-31
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King, Jeff
Stavros Thomaides
B: 1933-10-14
D: 2017-04-30
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Thomaides, Stavros
Melissa Sleeper
B: 1960-04-21
D: 2017-04-29
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Sleeper, Melissa
John O'Brien
B: 1959-01-14
D: 2017-04-22
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O'Brien, John
John Kenney
B: 1940-08-09
D: 2017-04-22
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Kenney, John
Stephen Galusha
B: 1941-05-30
D: 2017-03-29
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Galusha, Stephen
Audrey Meineker
B: 1927-02-22
D: 2017-03-02
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Meineker, Audrey
Thomas Gizara
B: 1944-10-26
D: 2017-02-23
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Gizara, Thomas

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