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ROBERT W. ALLARD

"Good humor is goodness and wisdom combined" "Bob" ... varsity baseball ... member of Hi-Y ... good sense of humor ... Muk Luk ... enjoys fishing ... that potent Rambler ... imaginative ... future plans include college.
4-12-1945 to 8-22-2010

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BEVERLY LOUISE BEBOUT
"The mildest manner and the greatest heart"

"Bev" ... always thoughtful and considerate of others ... excel-lent student ... hard-working member of Guidance Club ... Chatter staff... Honor Society ... success is in Bev's future.
1-26-1945 to 7-31-2018
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STEPHEN L. BENSON

"Studious of ease, and fond of humble things"

"Steve" ...likes photography and biology ...a whiz at electronics. .. enjoys auto mechanics. ..'49 Plymouth ..."Squires of Chatham" ... hard worker. ..college after graduation.
12/13/44 - 09/04/66
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CAROLE L. BIRD

"Quiet until you know her, then how different"

Interested in nursing...Pep Club... serves as volunteer hospital worker...Red Cross volunteer... Sak's Fashion Board. ..good luck to Carole at nursing school.

1945-1977

 

LOUIS RUSSELL BUCZKOWSKI

"Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life"

"Russ" ... always willing to debate ... plays a hot trumpet in the band ... interested in electronics, especially radio ... Marching Band ... witty ... good luck to Russ in college.

Dec. 26, 1944 to April 2, 2002
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PRESTON P. BURNETT

"Men of few word are
the best men"

"Sandy" ... interested in electronics  ... sincere ... always willing to help  ... Sandy's plans include school where he will explore the field of electronics.

6-30-45 to 10-21-04

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JOSEPH CALLAHAN

"A leader and every inch an athlete"

"Joe" ... C.Y.O. president ... Honor Society ... co-captain of football and basketball teams ... vice-president of senior class ... "Did someone mention girls?" ... Chatterbox ... college ahead.

5/2/1945 to 6/23/2015

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GRETCHEN CARLQUIST

July 22, 1945 - Nov. 9, 2012

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SUZANNE CREELMAN

"The perfection of art is to conceal art”

“Sue”… cute, shy kid… favorite hobby is art work… an avid roller-skating fan… after high school, Sue will head for a career in art

 

7-16-44 to 8-24-01

 

BONNIE JEAN CUTLER

"Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue”

“Bon”… Past Bridge Club president…enjoys basketball

 and tumbling ... Library Council ... Omega Theta Phi Tri-Hi-Y ... Westminster Fellowship ... Spanish Club ... a sure success in college.

Sep. 6, 1945  - Aug. 4, 2015

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SHERRY ELIZABETH DALBY

"True to her work, her word, and her friends"

"Sherry" ... Chatterbox ... Student Council … wild about Brubeck ... fabulous skier ... G.A.A. tennis … Ci-Toppers Tri-Hi-Y … color guard ... well-groomed ... plans to teach

Skidmore awaits

11/101/45 - 03/06/74

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LAUREL DAVIS

"Her mind is like a sundial; it reflects only pleasantness"

Honor Society...color guard… Garland Girl... Pep Club Council... Fall Court... Student Council... always neat and well-groomed... Laurel's off to Duke.

03/23/45 - 05/11/98

NANCY C. DAVIS

"Quick, witty, and charming, full of life and ready with a smile"

"Nance" ... Chatter staff ... active in Pep Club ... M.Y.F. member ... artistic ... those jangling bracelets! ... well-groomed ... week-ends at Richmond ... Bryant in the fall.

11-1-45 to 7-7-13

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FRANK M. DENAPOLI

"An ounce of wit is worth a pound of sorrow"

"Frank" ... friendly, member of the Art Club ... a working man ... sports enthusiast ... like skin diving and scuba ... sharp witted ... U.S. Marines ahead.

7/31/1945 - 1/15/2015

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FRIEDRICK DIETRICH

"Two qualities that often blend, a good sport and a loyal friend"

Welcome back from Canada, Rick ... enjoys ice hockey and hunting ... "How's that Fiat running?" ... casual Muk Luk ... "Watch those corners, Rick!" ... best of luck in the future.

 
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THOMAS RALPH DOMBROSKI
"The only way to have a friend is to be one"

"Tom" ... hobbies include hunting and fishing ... Chess Club ... loves to bowl ... Math Club ... friendly smile ... International Relations Club ... easy going ... college ahead.
5 Jul 1945 -15 Mar 1991

STEPHEN DUNGAN
"If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him."

"Steve" ... three years class president... admired by all...Honor Society...Muk Luk..."What did you say Steve? Slower, please!"...Steve is off to college
16 January - 22 October, 2019  Obituary

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JOHN M. DYKAS

"A live wire in a dull world"

"John" ... Library Council ... loves folk music ... sense of humor ... plays a hot guitar ... summers working at camp ... sharp dresser ... best of luck in the future, John.

7/6/1945 - 3/9/2012

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CRAIG R. EIERMANN

"Ambition has but one reward, success"

“Craig”... tennis team... Chatter advertising editor.. Traffic Board… Muk Luk ...active in Hi- Y ...that blue Plymouth! ...Craig's future plans include college.
4-15-1945 to 1-4-1964

Jeff Morgan's Story of his remembrances of Craig

JUDITH H. FLEMING

“The heart is wiser than the intellect”

“Judy” … always full of fun … capable Student Council treasurer … Honor Society … active hospital volunteer … representative to Girls’ Citizenship Institute … friendly … Mount Holyoke for Judy.

4-17-1945; 6-30-2003

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LYNN FRIES
“A bit of charm and never blue”

Lynn” … Guidance Club member...Library Council...always on the go...president of Future Teachers...treasurer of Tri-Hi-Y...dynamic...friendly...teaching for Lynn
08-26-44 to03/06/03

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GEORGE GRAFAS

"Ideas control the world"

"George" ... Foreign Relations Club ... enjoys fishing ... member of Russian Club ... full of original ideas ... business administration is in the future for George.

11-08-45 to 09-15-02

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KATHLEEN HAGEN

"Her ways are the ways of pleasantness"

"Kathy" ... attractive ... graduate of Barbizon Modeling School ... loves parties ... partial to a green Impala ... works at the Mall ... well-groomed ... Kathy's college bound.

11/26/1945 to 4/15/2015

CLYDE HAYS

"A merry heart doth good like medicine"

“Foot” ...an easy going cut-up... likes all sports ...Muk Luk ...lean and lanky ..."That's a beauty" ... plans to be a journalist.

MARILYN HELLRIEGEL
"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature"

Loves music...Westminster Fellowship...always dependable...church and school choir...member of Guidance Club..."Hey, we sing today!: ...Red Cross volunteer...off to Westminster College

Jul. 14, 1945 - Nov. 9, 2012

PAMELA C. HORNER

"Her style is her own; it's part of her nature"

"Pam" ... Pep Club ... Tri Epsilon Tri-Hi-Y ... weekends at Ithaca ... Chatterbox ... swinging pianist ... church choir ... keeps the ball rolling ... college in the fall.

8-30-1945 to 9/25/2016

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JEAN L. LANGGAARD
"Good nature is the beauty of the mind"
Always on the ball ... terrific personality ... G.A.A. president ... color guard for two years ... Modern Dance ... member of the Chatter staff ... college ahead for a degree in nursing.
6/17/1945 to 9/22/2016

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DAVID E. LUMMUS

"Manners make the man"

"Dave" ... handsome usher ... always in a different car ... "Lumpy" ... job at Hickory Tree Garage ... crazy sense of humor ... best of luck to Dave.

Oct. 10, 1943 to Apr. 4, 2018

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DIANE RUTH MARTIN

"My tongue is the pen of a ready writer"

"Dee" ... Student Council secretary ... Chatterbox associate editor ... Honor Society ... "Sure, I'll do it" ... vice-president of M.Y.F. ... . Dee's future plans include college.

Oct. 16, 1945 to June 19, 2015

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STEVEN C. McCARTHY

"The impromptu reply is precisely the touchstone of the man of wit"

"Steve" ... tremendous school spirit ... easy going ... casual ... Pep Club ... Viscounts Hi-Y ... Investment Club ... college next year for Steve.

June 14, 1945 to September 27, 2015

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TERRENCE McCORMACK

"A friend to some, but friendly to all"

"Terry" ... terrific smile ... oh, those dimples! ... Varsity Club … manager of football team ... interested in all sports ... swell to know ... '50 Packard ... cars, cars, cars.

Aug 29, 1945  - Oct 8, 1993

ANNE MORROW

"That cloud dispelling smile is only one of her assets"

"Anne" ... came from Tennessee junior year... friendly to all ... deep southern accent ... Tri-Hi-Y ... loves bowling, tennis, and golf ... junior college next fall.

9-18-1945 to 4-29-2018

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ROY M. NUNN

"A generous friendship no cold medium knows"

"Roy" ... soccer team ... Ski Club ... choir ... vice-president of Hi-Y ...witty ..."Yea, a Chevy six." ... Muk Luk ... always friendly ... next stop-college.

09/26/1944 - 6/30/2019

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RANDALL O'BRIEN

"And sundry blessings hang about his throne"

"Randy" ... Library Council … co-chairman of Chatham Recreation Committee ... fabulous guitar player ... loves to sing ... member of two bands ... plans a career in accounting.

9-30-1945 - 6-2-2012
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NANCY K. PAGE

"A witty woman is a treasure"

Tremendous sense of humor ... cute cut-up ... loves to water-ski ... Modern Dance ... great horseback rider ... artistic ... enjoys bowling ... plans to attend art school in the fall.

Dec. 13, 1944 - June 6, 2017

GEORGE C. PRUDDEN
"Worry kills one, why die?"

"Butch" ... great car and racing enthusiast ... not a care in the world ... good sense of humor ... enjoys sports ... friendly smile ... George plans to attend a school of electronics next.

1/18/1943 to 1/10/2020

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MARY ELLEN PURVIS

"Good nature is one of the richest fruits of personality"

"Purv" … Library Council ... volunteer at Morristown Memorial … a sincere friend ... loves water ski ... International Relations Club … never one to give up ... best of luck as a legal secretary.
3/16/1944 to 2/15/2016

DIANE M. RAUSCHER

"A natural sweetness of disposition"

"Diane" ... blonde hair worn in many styles ... secretary of Red Cross ... strikingly tall and slender ... F.H.A. member ... never stops smiling ... best of luck in college.

3-22-1945 - 9-22-2000

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PATRICIA L. ROCH

"In perfect honor, perfect truth, and gentleness to all mankind"

"Pat"   member of the choir   Library Council   love horseback riding   sincerely interested i music    always smiling   plans to be a social worker after college

1/15/1945 to 1/4/2018

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CAROLYN LOUISE RUDOW

"Her own character is the arbiter of everyone’s fame"

Member of F.H.A ...enjoys knitting and sewing ...beautiful blue convertible ...member of Madison Fellowship ...lots of fun ...Carolyn plans to go into office work.

1945-March 29, 1967

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MARYLEE  C. RUDNICK

"The gentle mind by gentle deeds is known"

Future Homemakers of America...love all kinds of boating...Library Council...active C.Y.O. member...dependable...loves to drive...expert typist...planning a secretarial career

1945-May 6, 2007

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WALTER J. SERVAS

"He has the calm dignity of a gentleman"

"Walt" ... wavy black hair ... Recreation Committee ... hot rod enthusiast ... camp counselor during the summer ... Library Council ... cool blue Chevy ... good luck to Walt.

Oct. 21, 1945; Mar. 11, 2014
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MICHAEL J. SMITH

"Nonsense makes the heart grow fonder"

"Mike" ...tall, dark, and good-looking ...member of the choir ...spare time spent in or under '51 Mercury...Mike's future include college.

  2-16-45; 7-11-98

LARS 0. SOHLMAN

"Speech is great but silence is greater"

A really great guy, quiet,.kind, generous, and helpful ...good looks ...coin collector ...loves to go on trips ...has a '56 DeSoto ...work after graduation.

Nov 2, 1944 - Feb 18, 1994

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  KATHRYN E. SPIVEY
"The measure of life is not length, but honesty"
"Kathi" ... pretty red hair ... secretary of her Tri-Hi-Y ... Westminster Fellowship ... always a sincere friend...trustworthy ... college for Kathi
Sept 16, 1945 - April 20, 1983
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DOROTHY J. VALGENTI
"What sweet delight a quiet life affords"

"Dottie" ...
Ci-Tiooers Tri-Hi-Y ... serious ... C.Y.O ... plays piano ... always willing to help ... college in Dottie's plans.

 

08/15/1945 - 01/06/2019

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MITCHALINA M. WASUNG
Activity is contagious"
"Miki" ... bouncy personality ... always dependable ... that trip to Mexico ... Pep Club ... Tri-HI-Y ... artistically inclined ... Chatter staff  ... "What?" ... college ahead.

August 16, 1945 to
December 7, 2015

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ALLAN ROBERT WEIR
"A deep heartfelt sincerity is a trait of true and noble manhood"
“Al” …enjoys fishing and boating...enthusiastic soccer player in gym class...full of fun...summer at Mantaloking Dunes...Coast Guard ahead for Al

11-21-44; 2-21-99

died in Florence, OR
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