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Alappet, Saju

Andre, Virginia

Ashton, Ophelia

Baker, Andrea

Baumgartner, Norma

Beever, John

Boutselis, Pete

Bracey, Earl

Brannon, Helen

Brennan, John "frank"

Brilhart, Gladden

Brode, Patricia

Bussey, Pamela "pam"

Capobianco, Filomena

Chaitovitz, Marty

Clark, Robert W.

Coates, Diane

Cohn, Jeffrey

Conley, Nancy

Cousino, Doris

Cross, Louis

Curtis, Erle

Davis, Andre

Davis, Anna

Delity, Antoine "tony"

Demas, Nicholas

Denny, David

Dick Sr., James "jim"

Dugan, Raymond

Earley, William

Eisen, Patricia

Elliott, Morris

Fanning, Michael "mike"

Farmer, Clifton Lee

Foggie, Cardell

Fractious, Rene

Frosh, Judith

Garvey, Virginia

Giles Jr., Donald

Glynn, Patricia

Gray, Deidra

Green, Carolyn

Hall, Robert

Hall-Carter, Barbara

Hamilton, William

Hart Sr., Dr. Thomas Alexander

Hawkins, Hester

Hirschberg, Ronnie

Johnson, Carrie

Johnson, Joan

Johnson, Patricia

Jones, Alma

Jones, Geraldine

Jones Jr., Richard "dickie"

Keimig, Margaret

Kellogg Jr., Harold

King, Gary

King-Poist, Vera

Knox, Sandra

Kratz Iii, Peter

Kuptzin, Lenore

Larson, Eloise

Lazrus, Sherman

Lee, Agatha

Lev-Tov, Reuven

Lewis, Constance

Lewis, Leonard

Liebler, Bernard "bernie"

Margolis, Lawrence

Margolis, Lawrence

Martin, Louise

Mason, Mary

Mazzullo, Mary

McArtor, Robert

McArtor, Robert

McClure, Christopher S.

McClure, William

McPherson, Suezann

Merrifield, D. Bruce

Merrifield, D. Bruce

Merrifield Ph.d., D. Bruce

Miller, Hazel

Mills, Lillian

Milner, Joyce

Mitchell, Timothy

Montague, Bernice

Moore Sr., John "moe"

Morris, Levi

Moscato, Joyce

Murphy, Ernest

Muse, Dwight

Napier, Ruth

Natoli, Virginia "nanny"

Osborne, Stuart

Page, Olga

Palumbo, Madgelene

Parker Sr., Paul

Pavone, Joseph

Pearson, Janet

Polzin, Margaret

Poston, Darryl

Poulton, Wendy

Reaves, Ronnell

Reimann, Claire Urilla Vanmeter

Ringer, Charlotte

Rivera, Louis

Rodriguez, Lois

Rollins Sr., Clinton

Rouck, Barbara

Rutherford, Thomas

Sanford, Theresa

Schwenz, Jason

Scott Ii, Ted

Scruggs, Anna "khadijah"

Shanfield, Kirsten

Skidmore, William

Smith, Robert

Smithey, Phyllis

Starkey, Mary

Stewart-Herring, Shella

Storch, Stephen

Stralka, Raymond

Strauss, Carolyn

Stringfellow Jr., William "bill"

Tardiff, Florence

Thren, Mary Virginia

Tuozzo, Frank

Vasilas, Lillian

Wangerin, Doris

Watson, Lillian

West, Margaret

West Sr., Robert

Young, Yvonne

Alappet, Saju

Aliferis, Gwen

Allen Ph.d., James

Andre, Virginia

Ashton, Ophelia

Baker, Andrea

Baker, Beryl

Baumgartner, Norma

Beever, John

Blades, Laura

Bonfanti, Veronica

Bottari, Theresa

Boutselis, Pete

Bracey, Earl

Brannon, Helen

Brennan, John "frank"

Brewer, Ellsworth "skeeter"

Brilhart, Gladden

Brinkley, Mary

Brode, Patricia

Burns, William

Bussey, Pamela "pam"

Cadwell, Elizabeth

Capobianco, Filomena

Carroll, Clara

Chaitovitz, Marty

Chase, Melvin

Cheatham, Chad

Clark, Robert W.

Coates, Diane

Cohn, Jeffrey

Conley, Nancy

Cook, Edith J.

Cooper, Aubrey

Cooperstein, Myrna

Cousino, Doris

Cross, Louis

Cummings, Roy

Curtis, Erle

Dallas, Frank

Dare, Eileen

Davis, Andre

Davis, Anna

Delity, Antoine "tony"

Demas, Nicholas

Denny, David

Dick Sr., James "jim"

Dory, Deborah

Drummond, Peggy

Dugan, Raymond

Dunnaville, Spencer

Earley, William

Edwards, Virginia

Eisen, Patricia

Elliott, Morris

Ellsworth, June

Estes, Florence

Fanning, Michael "mike"

Fantroy, Shirley

Farmer, Clifton Lee

Farr, Helen

Fauntroy, Kenneth

Flanagan, Judith

Foggie, Cardell

Fontana, Gabriel

Ford, Stacey

Forsht, Jewel

Fractious, Rene

Frankena, Mark

Frosh, Judith

Gallik, Daniel

Garvey, Virginia

Giles Jr., Donald

Glassman, Eligia "nina"

Glynn, Patricia

Golnick, Sylvia

Gray, Deidra

Green, Carolyn

Hall, Devin

Hall, Leta

Hall, Robert

Hall-Carter, Barbara

Hamilton, William

Harrison, Jeffrey

Hart Sr., Dr. Thomas Alexander

Hawkins, Hester

Hillis, Carolyn "janie"

Hinkel, Kenneth

Hinton, Robbie

Hirschberg, Ronnie

Houchens, Thomas

Howard, Etrulia "trudy"

Howell, Arlene

Johnson, Carrie

Johnson, Joan

Johnson, Maud

Johnson, Patricia

Jones, Alma

Jones, Edward

Jones, Geraldine

Jones Jr., Richard "dickie"

Jordan, Monique

Keimig, Margaret

Kellogg Jr., Harold

King, Gary

King-Poist, Vera

Klein, Jenni

Knox, Sandra

Kochanski, Lois

Kover, Esther

Kratz Iii, Peter

Kuptzin, Lenore

Kurtz, Frances

Larsen, Carole

Larson, Eloise

Lazrus, Sherman

Lee, Agatha

Lee, Reginald

Leidenheimer Sr., Robert "bob"

Leighton, David

Lenoir, Kathryn Ann

Lev-Tov, Reuven

Lewis, Constance

Lewis, Leonard

Lewis, Leonard

Liebler, Bernard "bernie"

Luckenbaugh Iii, Paul

Madavo, Callisto

Margolis, Lawrence

Margolis, Lawrence

Martin Sr., Aaron

Martin, Charles

Martin, Louise

Mason, Mary

May, Robert

Mazzullo, Mary

McArtor, Robert

McArtor, Robert

McClure, Christopher S.

McClure, William

McGovern, Ellen

McLaughlin, Jude

McPherson, Suezann

Merrifield, D. Bruce

Merrifield, D. Bruce

Merrifield Ph.d., D. Bruce

Miller, Hazel

Miller, Joseph

Mills, Lillian

Milner, Joyce

Mitchell, Timothy

Monroe, Charles

Montague, Bernice

Moore, Donnie

Moore, Furl

Moore Sr., John "moe"

Morahan, John Joseph Patrick

Morris, Levi

Moscato, Joyce

Mount, Joseph

Munley, Peter

Murphy, Ernest

Muse, Dwight

Naeser, Charles "chuck"

Napier, Ruth

Natoli, Virginia "nanny"

Noshpitz, Charlotte

Nussbaum, Ernest

Oliver Jr., Benjamin

Oliver, Zara

Oranburg, Burt

Osborne, Stuart

Osheroff, Maria

Page, Olga

Pait, Kathryn

Palli, Balraj

Palumbo, Madgelene

Panor, James

Parker Sr., Paul

Patterson, Alice

Pavone, Joseph

Payne, Ethel

Pearson, Janet

Perry, James

Peterson, Rodney "pete"

Plaine, Perry

Platt Iii, John C.

Polzin, Margaret

Poston, Darryl

Poulton, Wendy

Prins, Hilde

Reaves, Ronnell

Reimann, Claire Urilla Vanmeter

Ringer, Charlotte

Rivera, Louis

Robinson, Nancy

Rodriguez, Lois

Rollins Sr., Clinton

Rouck, Barbara

Rutherford, Thomas

Ryder Jr., Don

Sall, Andrea

Samols, Selma

Sanford, Theresa

Sarkady, Tibor

Schrider, Ruth

Schwenz, Jason

Scott Ii, Ted

Scruggs, Anna "khadijah"

Seale, Joseph

Shanfield, Kirsten

Shenker, Shirley

Shields, Frank "rusty"

Shropshire, Gloria

Sims, Edmonia

Skidmore, William

Slater, Kevin

Smith, Helen

Smith, Henrietta

Smith, Robert

Smithey, Phyllis

Southard Jr., Edgar

Southworth, Susann

Sovonick, Kathryn "katie"

Spratley, Christine

Spriggs, Alphonso

Starkey, Mary

Stewart-Herring, Shella

Storch, Stephen

Stralka, Raymond

Strauss, Carolyn

Stringfellow Jr., William "bill"

Stroup, William "bill"

Swift, Betty

Tacconelli, Ida

Tardiff, Florence

Taylor, Frances

Taylor Jr., Harold

Taylor, Martha

Terrill, Marjorie

Then, Joseph

Thomas, Aaron

Thomas, Bertrand Shipley

Thomas-Semonian, Patricia

Thompson, Lawrence "abu Da'Ud"

Thren, Mary Virginia

Thren, Mary Virginia

Timken, Clayton "tim"

Tinker, Lennea

Toomer, Mary

Trammell, Dennis "danny"

Tribino, Herman

Tucker, Thomas

Tuozzo, Frank

Tzaneff, Grozdanka

Vasilas, Lillian

Vasiliades, Constantinos "costas"

Veith, Justine

Vemity, Mary

Wallis, James

Wangerin, Doris

Wansley, Madeline

Ware Jr., Darryl

Watson, Lillian

Watson, Lillian

West, Margaret

West Sr., Robert

Williams, Joy

Williams, Violet

Willis, Rae

Yale, Don

Young, Vermell

Young, Yvonne

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