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Auletta Sr., Anthony "tony"

Baker, Dennis

Barnes, Annie

Barnes Sr., Carlton

Bowers, Richard

Bowers Sr., Richard R.

Bowers Sr., Richard Ronald

Braun, Jean

Bryce, George O.

Burke, Nancy

Burton, Myrtle L.

Cacas, Max Anthony

Callahan, Carl

Carns, Frances

Carter-Bright, Katrina

Clark, Arthurdell

Coleman M.d., John Henry

Colvin, Evelyn Janet

Cook, Harold

Cook, Harold J.

Cook, Robert

Cunningham, Annie Elizabeth

Curran, Nora

Curry, Elmer C.

Davis, Mae

Dawson, Robert "robin"

Del Santo, Jonathan

Delnegro, Carol M.

Dorest, Lorraine "miss Cliff"

Dugan, Thomas G.

Durante, Raymond

Edington, Charles

Fabrizio, Donald

Farthing, Dorothy

Ford Jr., George

Gardner, Grace

Gayle Jr., Walter

Gibson, Mildred

Gibson, Susan

Gilbert Jr., Burton

Gore, Frederick "fred"

Guidotti, Don

Harvell, Cecil

Hemmerdinger, Albert

Henley, Clare

Jaffe, Eva

Jung, Leonard

Kansler, Norbert "norb"

Kashihara, Lillian

Kay, Rose Mary

Kelley Jr., Edward "mike"

Kidd, Kenneth

Kimbrue, Stacy

Klim Ii, John R.

Lewis, Talmadge

Lyon, Carl

Lyons, Charles

Martin, Randall P

Mayes, Vivian

McGrane, F. Joseph

Meyers, Mary Ella

Mizrachi, Leslie

Morris, Patricia

Myers, Joan Conlen

Nally, Joseph

O'Lone, Margaret

O'Neill, John

Oldham, Melva

Paul-Pendleton, Ann

Phillips, Brad

Phillips, Elizabeth

Pinckney, Marnie

Popp, James "jim"

Poppell, Ralph

Potts, Berthenia

Pyles, William "bill"

Rabinovitch, Allen

Ramsey, Herschel

Reed, Thelma Beaty

Rohan, Lawrence "larry"

Russell, Chester

Sebring, Leland

Sexton, Jimmy

Shoop, Carol Joanne "jody"

Silver Iii, Orlando Donald

Spain, James

Strong, Shirley

Sullivan, Arthur

Tennant Jr., Frank

Unzicker, Aileen

Vaughn Jr., Haywood

Vegega, H. Constance R. "connie"

Vera, Maurice

Wade, Duane

West, Lenora

Wester, Logan

Whitaker, Marjorie

Wiggins, Marion

Williams, Cummings "carmie"

Williams, Theresa

Wright, Clara

Young, Ronald

Adrian, Joan

Auletta Sr., Anthony "tony"

Bacas, Harry

Bachurski, Carl

Bagley, Worth

Baker, Dennis

Ballard, Jeanette

Barnes, Annie

Barnes Sr., Carlton

Benes, Larry Dean

Beyer, Teresa Leonard

Black, Raulphard

Bodling, Walter

Bourque, Jewell "momo"

Bowers, Richard

Bowers Sr., Richard R.

Bowers Sr., Richard Ronald

Boyd, Amelia

Boyle, Lois

Braun, Howard

Braun, Jean

Bruguera, Flor

Bryant, Martha

Bryce, George O.

Buck, Alice

Burke, Nancy

Burkhalter, Rebecca "becky"

Burns, Judith Ann Moore

Burns, Richard

Burton, Myrtle L.

Bush, Nancy

Butler, Hilda

Cacas, Max Anthony

Callahan, Carl

Canellas, Johnny

Carns, Frances

Carter-Bright, Katrina

Cea, Rita

Chinn Jr., John Newton

Church, June White

Clark, Arthurdell

Clement, Yvonne

Coleman M.d., John Henry

Colvin, Evelyn Janet

Comer, Suzanne

Cook, Harold

Cook, Harold J.

Cook, Oease

Cook, Robert

Cooper, David

Corbin, Mildred

Cross, Melvin

Crump, Helen "bunnie"

Cunningham, Annie Elizabeth

Curran, Nora

Curry, Elmer C.

Dailey, Paula

Davis, Evelyn

Davis, Mae

Dawson, Deedra B.

Dawson, Robert "robin"

Dean, Dorothy

Del Santo, Jonathan

Delnegro, Carol M.

Der, Albert

Digioia, Dorothy

Dinterman, Carmelita "mike"

Dolan, Brian

Dorest, Lorraine "miss Cliff"

Dormu, Octavia

Draper, Carolyn

Drumwright, George

Duffey, Colleen

Dugan, Thomas G.

Durante, Raymond

Edington, Charles

Edmonds, Francine

Ekern, Margaret Tanner "marge"

Ellison, Henry

Evans, Betty

Fabrizio, Donald

Fannon Iii, Chester William

Farthing, Dorothy

Ferguson, James "jamey"

Feuchter, Roy

Fletcher, Kenneth W. "kent"

Ford Jr., George

Franklin, Mary

Frazier, Phillip

Frenette, Jane

Gardner, Grace

Gayle Jr., Walter

Gibson, Mildred

Gibson, Susan

Gilbert, Bernice

Gilbert Jr., Burton

Gindes, Joan

Gohn, Herman Brenholtz

Goldman, Irwin

Gordon, Jacqueline

Gore, Frederick "fred"

Gray, Henry

Guidotti, Don

Hall Jr., James "aj"

Hall, John

Handfield, Therese Marie "teddy"

Hankin, Cynthia Hoffman

Harley, Jessie

Harpster, Karen

Harrison, Rosanne

Harvell, Cecil

Hawkins, Francis

Helton Sr., Robert L.

Hemmerdinger, Albert

Henley, Clare

Henry Jr., William

Hines, Brian

Horwitz, Murray Stephen

Hough Jr., John

Hutchinson, Julia

Igo, Doris

Jaffe, Eva

Jenkins, Eileen

Jeter Sr., James

Johnson Sr., Carl

Johnson, Deborah

Jones, Catherine

Jones, Robert "steamboat"

Jonnard, William "bill"

Jung, Leonard

Kansler, Norbert "norb"

Kashihara, Lillian

Kassilke, Donald

Kay, Rose Mary

Keebler, Janet

Kelley Jr., Edward "mike"

Kidd, Kenneth

Kimbrue, Stacy

Klim Ii, John R.

Kline Sr., Richard

Koerner, Virginia T. "ginny"

Kotler, Seymour "sy"

Lawhorne, Paul

Levine, Shirley

Lewis, Talmadge

Loos, Dickson

Lumsden, Marion L. (duncan)

Lyon, Carl

Lyons, Charles

Lyons, Charles

Macnabb, Alexander

Macnabb, Alexander Stewart "sandy"

Maier, Alfred

Mann, Mary

Marple, Therese

Martin, Randall P

Martinelli, Nicola

Mayer, Alan

Mayes, Vivian

Mayes, Vivian

Maynigo, Benjamin

McGrane, F. Joseph

McGrane, F. Joseph

McIntosh, Richard

McKenzie, Lillian

McKinney, Shirley

McNeill, Ola

McQuillan, Thomas

Mehalic, Patricia "pat"

Mercer, Lucille

Meyers, Mary Ella

Mitchell, Patrick

Mizrachi, Leslie

Moore, John

Morgan, Mary

Morris, Patricia

Mower, Jack

Mudd, Dorothy

Myers, Joan Conlen

Nally, Joseph

Neal, Randall

Netschert, Bruce

O'Lone, Margaret

O'Neill, John

Ohan, Dolores C.

Oheim, Reba

Oldham, Melva

Olsen, Dorothy Starr

Paul-Pendleton, Ann

Peck Iii, Millard "mike"

Penn Jr., Richard

Pennington, Annie

Peshoff, Roy Gary

Petros, Edward

Phillips, Brad

Phillips, Elizabeth

Pinckney, Marnie

Popp, James "jim"

Poppell, Ralph

Postlethwaite, Mary

Postow, Lillian R

Potter, Lloyd "buzzy"

Potts, Berthenia

Preston, Alexandra

Pyles, William "bill"

Quinn, Paul

Rabinovitch, Allen

Ramsey, Herschel

Raymond, John

Reed, Thelma Beaty

Reynolds, Yolanda

Rhodes, Robert

Richey, Janet

Rodenhuis, Marilyn

Rohan, Lawrence "larry"

Roxborough, Claude

Russell, Chester

Ryan, Devote

Samuels, Vera

Sanders, Henry "hank"

Sankey, Dorothy "dottie"

Sargent, Joe

Schumer, Robert

Scott, Elizabeth

Scott, Patricia

Sebring, Leland

Sexton, Jimmy

Shoop, Carol Joanne "jody"

Shumate, Claude

Silver Iii, Orlando Donald

Sinnett, James "jim"

Slaughter Iii, John

Slayton Iii, William "bill"

Sloper Jr., Walter

Spain, James

Speight, Shirley

Stokes, Gloria

Strong, Shirley

Sullivan, Arthur

Sullivan, Thomas

Tabor, Gregory

Taylor, Billie

Tennant Jr., Frank

Terrell, Joan

Thomas, Jack

Thompoulos, George

Thompson, Ernestine

Thoms, Frederick

Townsend, Mary

Tracy, William

Unzicker, Aileen

Vaughn Jr., Haywood

Vegega, H. Constance R. "connie"

Vera, Maurice

Wade, Duane

Walker, Harmolyn

Walker-Harman, Mary

Walter Sr., Earl D. "bucky"

Watson, Melvin

Waugh, Mary

Weaver, James

West, Lenora

Wester, Logan

Whitaker, Marjorie

Wiggins, Marion

Williams, Cleva G.

Williams, Cummings "carmie"

Williams, Dennis "denny"

Williams, Don

Williams, Theresa

Wood, Bert

Wright, Clara

Wright, Donald

Young, Ronald

Zweben, Anne

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