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Clifford Trego
B: 1949-09-17
D: 2024-05-16
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Trego, Clifford
Lynetta Gearhart
B: 1951-11-05
D: 2024-05-10
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Gearhart, Lynetta
Kathie Eichenberger
B: 1953-03-04
D: 2024-05-09
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Eichenberger, Kathie
Betty Campbell
B: 1944-03-04
D: 2024-05-09
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Campbell, Betty
Karen Wright
B: 1951-07-12
D: 2024-05-04
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Wright, Karen
Ann Danner
B: 1935-01-19
D: 2024-04-30
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Danner, Ann
R. Love
B: 1933-12-18
D: 2024-04-30
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Love, R.
Anna Hoover
B: 1959-06-08
D: 2024-04-27
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Hoover, Anna
Roger Geedey
B: 1955-06-17
D: 2024-04-26
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Geedey, Roger
Richard Kauffman
B: 1934-10-24
D: 2024-04-25
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Kauffman, Richard
Lisa Bottorff
B: 1979-07-22
D: 2024-04-24
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Bottorff, Lisa
Phyllis Kinzer
B: 1935-03-07
D: 2024-04-20
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Kinzer, Phyllis
David Gray
B: 1949-08-19
D: 2024-04-18
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Gray, David
Shirley Baade
B: 1937-03-05
D: 2024-04-17
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Baade, Shirley
Scott Darrow
B: 1964-12-15
D: 2024-04-15
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Darrow, Scott
Phoebe Lauver
B: 2024-04-09
D: 2024-04-13
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Lauver, Phoebe
Dianne Goshorn
B: 1949-04-21
D: 2024-04-09
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Goshorn, Dianne
E. Olive Gehman
B: 1932-11-20
D: 2024-03-31
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Gehman, E. Olive
Lawrence Benner
B: 1923-03-31
D: 2024-03-30
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Benner, Lawrence
Donald Leister
B: 1944-06-16
D: 2024-03-30
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Leister, Donald
Vivian Fry
B: 1931-05-07
D: 2024-03-29
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Fry, Vivian

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Patricia Jones
In Memory of
Patricia A.
Jones
1952 - 2016
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A Short List of Appropriate Phrases:

  • 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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