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Boris Oliynyk, 64

Boris Oliynyk, age 64, raised in Willimantic, Connecticut and of the Michiana area – Three Rivers and Elkhart. At the hospice house of the Center for Hospice Care, surrounded by loved ones, he passed on Monday morning, June 26, 2017 after over a yearlong battle against cancer. Boris was born in Lyon, France, the son of William and Irene (Yarmola) …

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Sandy Dimmick, 77

Sandra K. Dimmick, age 77, of Constantine, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 29, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Sandy was born Nov. 16, 1939, in Three Rivers, a daughter of the late harold (Oats) and Lucille (Stinson) Oldfield. She graduated from White Pigeon High School in 1957, being the second of a four-generation alumni in the …

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Dennis Newcomer, 74

With a smile on his face and the taste of his favorite whiskey on his lips, Dennis A. Newcomer, age 74, of Jones, died peacefully Monday, June 26, 2017 at home in the comfort of his family’s presence. He was born October 14, 1942 in Mishawaka, Indiana to Arthur and Kathleen Newcomer. He married Pat Rolfe June 9, 1973 in …

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Jane Swartwout, 85

Mrs. Jane Elizabeth Swartwout, age 85, of Three Rivers, passed away at Three Rivers Health on  Monday, June 26, 2017. Jane was born on August 1, 1931 in Three Rivers, the daughter of Michael and Mary (Zellak) Boggio. After earning her Associate’s Degree, Jane worked as a registered nurse for many years at Three Rivers Hospital and in short term …

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Robert Phillips, 86

Robert D. Phillips, 86, of Fish Lake, White Pigeon, died Monday, June 26, 2017, in Pioneer, Ohio. He was born Sept. 26, 1930, in Sturgis Township, a son of Myrl and Helen (Leeth) Phillips. He had been a White Pigeon area resident all his life. He was employed for 39 1/2 years at Kirsch Company, as a machine operator, retiring …

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Lathorlyn Balk, 87

Lathorlyn A. Balk, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Grace Health Care of Three Rivers. She was born in Centreville on June 10, 1930, a daughter of Richard and Virginia (Sloan) Hagelgans. She graduated from Centreville High School in 1948. On August 7, 1948, she married Neubert Balk in Centreville. He preceded her in death on …

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