Obituaries

Marshall Kannert
B: 1953-11-22
D: 2017-04-16
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Kannert, Marshall
Alfonso Fonseca
B: 1932-08-07
D: 2017-04-14
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Fonseca, Alfonso
Msgr. Howard Calkins
B: 1940-06-11
D: 2017-04-14
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Calkins, Msgr. Howard
Virginia Diaz
B: 1924-09-17
D: 2017-04-06
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Diaz, Virginia
Maria Gonzalez
B: 1933-07-07
D: 2017-04-05
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Gonzalez, Maria
Dinesh Mehta
B: 1938-10-17
D: 2017-04-01
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Mehta, Dinesh
Stephen Brown
B: 1946-12-21
D: 2017-04-01
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Brown, Stephen
Edward Riconda
B: 1956-01-19
D: 2017-03-29
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Riconda, Edward
Eileen Brown
B: 1936-07-31
D: 2017-03-29
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Brown, Eileen
Theresa Sweetser
B: 1921-07-19
D: 2017-03-28
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Sweetser, Theresa
Mary Hanlon
B: 1918-05-11
D: 2017-03-26
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Hanlon, Mary
Beatrice Locilento
B: 1928-02-04
D: 2017-03-26
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Locilento, Beatrice
Gertrude Mitchell
B: 1933-10-15
D: 2017-03-18
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Mitchell, Gertrude
Geraldine White
B: 1955-02-01
D: 2017-03-16
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White, Geraldine
Freddie Payton
B: 1944-10-30
D: 2017-03-08
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Payton, Freddie
Walter Stack
B: 1925-11-30
D: 2017-03-04
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Stack, Walter
Jacqueline Gazella
B: 1944-09-30
D: 2017-03-01
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Gazella, Jacqueline
Ursula Kristein
B: 1938-12-22
D: 2017-03-01
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Kristein, Ursula
Luis Colon
B: 1933-01-14
D: 2017-02-25
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Colon, Luis
Laura Thomas
D: 2017-02-23
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Thomas, Laura
Hannah Lerch
B: 1921-10-02
D: 2017-02-21
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Lerch, Hannah

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