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BURNS,

Fred R.: Fe­bru­ary 4, 1930 – Oc­to­ber 15, 2012.

It has been five years since you left us. We miss the sound of your voice,

The wis­dom of your ad­vice,

Your quick wit and twin­kling eyes,

And your abil­ity to make ev­ery­one around you bet­ter.

Al­ways in our hearts. MARY LOU

NEIL & MARLENE

DALE & SU­SAN­NAH MATTHEW, CAMERON, ETHAN, LIAM & FAL­LON HEALY -

Card of Thanks

The fam­ily of the late He­len Healy of Danville wish to ex­tend their sin­cere thanks for the many kind­nesses ex­tended to them at the time of He­len’s death. Our grat­i­tude and ap­pre­ci­a­tion is ex­tended to the fol­low­ing: those who at­tended the vis­i­ta­tion and the funeral, sent sym­pa­thy cards, flow­ers and made char­i­ta­ble do­na­tions; to those who con­trib­uted to He­len’s funeral, namely, Ellis Clark, Francine Beaubien, the ec­u­meni­cal choir, the pall bear­ers, the U.C.W. in Danville and friends for the de­li­cious lunch served af­ter the burial. Thank you to Barry Evans for his kind­ness in help­ing with all the funeral plans and to Cass Funeral Homes for ex­cel­lent ser­vices.

DON HEALY FOR HE­LEN’S FAM­ILY

Card of Thanks MOR­RI­SON

- The fam­ily of the late Joan Mor­ri­son would like to thank ev­ery­one for all the calls, cards, food, the lunch af­ter the funeral and sup­port at the time of the loss of our mother. A spe­cial thank you to the staff of the Wales Home, es­pe­cially Nor­ton 1 staff, for the won­der­ful care of our mother.

DOUG, SUE, BON­NIE, KAREN AND FAM­I­LIES FRI­DAY, OC­TO­BER 13, 2017

To­day is the 286th day of 2017 and the 22nd day of au­tumn.

In 1792, the cor­ner­stone of the White House was cer­e­mo­ni­ally laid.

In 1845, Texas rat­i­fied a state con­sti­tu­tion.

In 1943, Italy de­clared war on Ger­many, its for­mer Axis ally.

In 1970, the Peo­ple’s Repub­lic of China and Canada an­nounced they would es­tab­lish diplo­matic re­la­tions, prompt­ing Tai­wan to break ties with Canada.

In 2010, 33 min­ers who had sur­vived 69 days un­der­ground af­ter a min­ing ac­ci­dent in Copi­apo, Chile, were res­cued.

Lenny Bruce (1925-1966), co­me­dian; Mar­garet Thatcher (1925-2013), Bri­tish prime min­is­ter; Paul Si­mon (1941- ), singer-song­writer; Jerry Jones (1942- ), Dal­las Cow­boys owner/gen­eral man­ager; Sammy Ha­gar (1947- ), singer-song­writer; Marie Os­mond (1959- ), singer/ac­tress; Ari Fleis­cher (1960- ), jour­nal­ist; Doc Rivers (1961- ), bas­ket­ball player/coach; Jerry Rice (1962- ), foot­ball player; Kate Walsh (1967- ), ac­tress; Nancy Ker­ri­gan (1969- ), fig­ure skater, Sacha Baron Co­hen (1971- ), co­me­dian/ac­tor; Paul Pierce (1977- ), bas­ket­ball player.

The White House has 132 rooms, in­clud­ing three kitchens and 35 bath­rooms.

In 1998, the first two weeks of the up­com­ing NBA sea­son were can­celed due to a la­bor dis­pute.

“Some peo­ple never say the words / ‘I love you’ / It’s not their style / To be so bold. / Some peo­ple never say those words / ‘I love you’ / But like a child they’re long­ing to be told.” — Paul Si­mon, “Some­thing So Right”

1.38 bil­lion — es­ti­mated pop­u­la­tion of the Peo­ple’s Repub­lic of China, as of mid-2017.

Between last quar­ter moon (Oct. 12) and new moon (Oct. 19).

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