Bill Chapple

From the UConn obit: In memoriam William Dismore Chapple 1936-2014 Bill Chapple, professor, sailor, and musician died 09 July 2014 in Hartford Hospital from massive injuries following a collapse. Bill was born 24 July 1936 in Boston, MA the son of the late anthropologist Eliot Dismore Chapple of Sarasota, FL, and Marjorie Donovan Fuller of Cambridge, MA. Bill grew-up in the Boston-Marblehead area, received the BA from Harvard University (1958), MA from Syracuse (1960) and the Ph.

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Bob Thurston

From this online obit: Robert Lee Thurston, 74, of Central Lake, died Tuesday, July 17, at Munson Medical Center after a short illness. He was born November 21, 1937 in Ann Arbor, the son of Lee Mohrmann and Jessie Holmes (Gothro) Thurston. Bob attended public school in Lansing, where his father served as Michigan’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. Bob earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, and taught history at Interlochen from 1963 to 1967.

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Jerome "Jerry" LeBlanc

Obituary Jerome “Jerry” LeBlanc of Storrs, Connecticut passed away surrounded by family on August 16, 2014. He was born on May 27, 1950 in Hartford, Connecticut and was one of six children of the late Clifford and Theresa LeBlanc. He attended E.O. Smith High School and was a union mason for 13 years. He was then a mason at UConn for 26 years. He spent his life cherishing his family, which includes his loving wife of 40 years, Lauren Samuelson LeBlanc; daughter Erin LeBlanc Rychling and her husband Frank Rychling; and son Jesse LeBlanc and his wife Marie Pelkey LeBlanc.

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Jonah Gilbert

From the original obit: Jonah D. Gilbert, age 32, of North Windham, passed away on 1/7/14 and is now in Heaven. He is survived by his parents, Jean “Jack” Gilbert and Mary Gilbert; brother, Matthew Gilbert and his wife; a niece and two nephews, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Jonah loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed making people laugh. He was generous and kind to everyone he met.

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Mike Praytor

From this online obit: Michael Walon Praytor, Jr., 28, of Hampton died unexpectedly Saturday at his home. He was born February 1, 1979 in New Orleans, precious son of Michael Walon Praytor, Sr. of New Orleans and Jan Hunter Praytor of Canterbury. He married his beloved wife, Tammy Ann Conroy Praytor, on August 27, 2005 in Norwich. A 1998 graduate of Norwich Free Academy, he was a member of the touring company of Up With People and the irascible owner of The Sound Factory.

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