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Janet Kann
B: 1944-09-16
D: 2017-08-19
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Kann, Janet
Richard Davis Virgens
B: 1932-12-09
D: 2017-08-18
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Virgens, Richard Davis
Jeffrey Comerer
B: 1961-01-05
D: 2017-08-18
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Comerer, Jeffrey
Charles Morgan
B: 1946-09-20
D: 2017-08-17
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Morgan, Charles
Martha Alleman
B: 1928-12-18
D: 2017-08-15
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Alleman, Martha
Betty Keeseman Johnson
B: 1939-02-22
D: 2017-08-14
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Keeseman Johnson, Betty
Lucille Sappington
B: 1933-09-08
D: 2017-08-13
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Sappington, Lucille
Patricia Fasnacht
B: 1937-11-21
D: 2017-08-07
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Fasnacht, Patricia
Michael Witmer
B: 1976-06-09
D: 2017-08-06
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Witmer, Michael
Alvin Elliott
B: 1931-10-30
D: 2017-08-05
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Elliott, Alvin
Harold Hutchinson
B: 1928-09-13
D: 2017-08-05
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Hutchinson, Harold
James Gleim
B: 1935-07-24
D: 2017-08-04
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Gleim, James
Betty Scott
B: 1925-03-04
D: 2017-08-01
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Scott, Betty
Paul Killian
B: 1927-09-30
D: 2017-07-30
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Killian, Paul
Benjamin Lantz
B: 1942-08-21
D: 2017-07-28
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Lantz, Benjamin
Bonnie Halter
B: 1942-12-28
D: 2017-07-28
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Halter, Bonnie
Helen Russell Turner
B: 1925-10-30
D: 2017-07-27
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Russell Turner, Helen
W. Cecil Wiser
B: 1930-03-15
D: 2017-07-27
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Wiser, W. Cecil
Ruby Etter
B: 1925-09-05
D: 2017-07-25
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Etter, Ruby
Pastor William "Bill" Myers
B: 1956-03-09
D: 2017-07-24
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Myers, Pastor William "Bill"
Louise Lynch
B: 1934-08-07
D: 2017-07-22
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Lynch, Louise

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Richard Fogelsonger
In Memory of
Richard E. Fogelsonger
1951 - 2017
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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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