Obituaries

Charles Rongione
B: 1927-07-20
D: 2017-03-25
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Rongione, Charles
Shirley Allwein
B: 1937-03-02
D: 2017-03-25
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Allwein, Shirley
Rose Pappas
B: 1930-05-15
D: 2017-03-25
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Pappas, Rose
Rachel Stanley
B: 1954-06-18
D: 2017-03-24
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Stanley, Rachel
Rita Clark
B: 1923-10-04
D: 2017-03-24
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Clark, Rita
Paul Meyers
B: 1918-04-15
D: 2017-03-24
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Meyers, Paul
Betty Hardesty
B: 1928-12-06
D: 2017-03-24
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Hardesty, Betty
William Barham
B: 1948-03-18
D: 2017-03-23
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Barham, William
Andrea Hicks
B: 1948-09-07
D: 2017-03-23
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Hicks, Andrea
Paul Simms
B: 1953-06-26
D: 2017-03-23
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Simms, Paul
Mary Ratigan
B: 1959-05-15
D: 2017-03-22
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Ratigan, Mary
Alice Farrell
B: 1926-09-06
D: 2017-03-22
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Farrell, Alice
Clarence Bicknell
B: 1935-08-21
D: 2017-03-21
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Bicknell, Clarence
Roy Evans
B: 1935-12-02
D: 2017-03-21
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Evans, Roy
Elsie Fines
B: 1929-12-31
D: 2017-03-19
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Fines, Elsie
Gerry Gimelstob
B: 1951-03-03
D: 2017-03-18
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Gimelstob, Gerry
William Davis
B: 1935-07-04
D: 2017-03-17
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Davis, William
Margaret Dougherty
B: 1918-07-21
D: 2017-03-17
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Dougherty, Margaret
John Aisquith
B: 1925-03-10
D: 2017-03-15
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Aisquith, John
Barbara Walker
D: 2017-03-15
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Walker, Barbara
William Watson
B: 1949-07-24
D: 2017-03-14
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Watson, William

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Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

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