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Mollie Tate
B: 1951-09-02
D: 2017-08-15
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Tate, Mollie
Gay Gauvreau
B: 1947-10-15
D: 2017-08-14
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Gauvreau, Gay
John Mohler
D: 2017-08-14
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Mohler, John
Barbara Teague
D: 2017-08-14
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Teague, Barbara
Mary Blizzard
B: 1931-12-08
D: 2017-08-13
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Blizzard, Mary
Harvey Averch
B: 1935-12-18
D: 2017-08-13
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Averch, Harvey
Bennie Hooks
B: 1916-09-16
D: 2017-08-13
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Hooks, Bennie
Alfred Weaver
B: 1929-12-16
D: 2017-08-13
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Weaver, Alfred
Brenda Sansone
B: 1957-06-09
D: 2017-08-12
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Sansone, Brenda
Margaret Pessagno
B: 1931-07-04
D: 2017-08-12
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Pessagno, Margaret
Ronald Kimble
B: 1940-11-26
D: 2017-08-12
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Kimble, Ronald
Tina Sisson
B: 1964-10-07
D: 2017-08-10
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Sisson, Tina
Joseph Reid, Sr.
D: 2017-08-08
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Reid, Sr., Joseph
Rick Hall
B: 1950-02-06
D: 2017-08-07
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Hall, Rick
John Donald
B: 1926-09-06
D: 2017-08-07
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Donald, John
Virginia Root
B: 1928-03-27
D: 2017-08-07
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Root, Virginia
Fatima Elliott
B: 1927-03-24
D: 2017-08-06
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Elliott, Fatima
Ricky Baker
B: 1959-07-16
D: 2017-08-06
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Baker, Ricky
Dorothy Rowe
B: 1924-02-06
D: 2017-08-05
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Rowe, Dorothy
Remedios Garcia
B: 1949-02-05
D: 2017-08-05
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Garcia, Remedios
James Fuss
B: 1934-12-14
D: 2017-08-04
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Fuss, James

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Thomas Doran
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Thomas Raymond Doran
1926 - 2017
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  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your partner.
  • With deepest sympathy for your loss.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Please know our loving thoughts embrace you each and every day.
  • Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending you love.
  • With heartfelt condolences.
  • Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
  • Sharing in your sorrow, thinking of you and wishing I could be there
  • to hold your hand.
  • May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
  • Hold tight to memories for comfort.
  • Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
  • As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Peace, prayers and blessings.
  • Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
  • You are in our prayers.
  • May your memories give you strength.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

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