Sample obits by Jamie

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Robin Christopher Giles Thornton, 1929-2018

Robin Christopher Giles Thornton, scientist, conversationalist, and beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died of lung cancer in Eugene on March 8, 2018. He was 88. He will be remembered for his friendliness, curiosity, and his high intelligence, a combination that made for engaging conversations with …read more

William J. McCloskey, III, 1948-2018

William J. McCloskey, III, 70, of Ambler, passed away May 24, after suffering from vascular dementia. He was known as “Mac” in high school, “Mr. Mac” as a scout master for twelve years, “Biff” to his kids, “Pop-pop” to his grandkids, and “Bill” to most …read more

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