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George Williams class of 1958

August 6, 2016 by Sandra Williams Shelton (Register to contact)

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On August 4, 2016, George Holmes Williams III, DDS died in Baltimore, Md. He was the beloved husband of Diana (nee Ogilvie); devoted father of Jodi Lutz and her husband Adam, and Meghan Johnston and her husband Reuben; dear grandfather of Maitland and William Lutz and Clara and Vivien Johnston; dear brother of Sandra Williams Shelton of Los Osos California.
George was a 1958 graduate of Cranford High School.

. Memorial Service will be held Monday, 11AM, at 2nd Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Those desiring may make donations to Operation Smile, 3641 Faculty Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 or to Leukemia And Lymphoma Society at *****.org/lls/donate

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Cranford High Senior Prom  TAPinto.net

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Field Hockey: Johnson Crusaders Defeat Cranford HS on Senior Night  TAPinto.net

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Cranford High School Gets a New Principal  TAPinto.net

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Cranford H.S. presents You Can't Take it with You on Nov. 17-18  NJ.com

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Podcast: 12/21 Cranford Radio  TAPinto.net

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Cranford Town Wide Garage Sale  TAPinto.net

CRANFORD - The Project Home of Cranford's annual Town Wide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, September 29th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.



Westfield High School Sophomore Dies; Counselors on Hand at School  TAPinto.net

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Cranford Ranked 57th Safest 'City' in New Jersey  TAPinto.net

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Senator Booker Visits Cranford to Rally for Malinowski  TAPinto.net

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Franklin High School Student Dies During Gym Class  TAPinto.net

SOMERSET, NJ — A 14-year-old freshman from Franklin High School died Tuesday during a physical education class, according to school officials.



Cranford Police Blotter: Cranford Resident Among Multiple Drug Arrests  TAPinto.net

The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation.



What You Can, Cant Bring To Cranfords Football Games  Patch.com

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Cranford Public Schools to Have Delayed Opening Thursday due to Snow Storm  TAPinto.net

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Cranford Girls Tennis Team Rallies Together  TAPinto.net

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Santa Attends Cranford Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony  TAPinto.net

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Cranford H.S. Academy of Performing Arts Presents 'Theatre in the Raw' Showcase  TAPinto.net

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Cranford Teen Wins Second Place, Performance Contract in Drug Prevention Concert  TAPinto.net

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Cause Of Death Released For Beloved Cranford Teacher  Patch.com

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Cranford's Fourth Annual Holiday Decorating Contest  TAPinto.net

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Cranford Police Department Implements Special Needs Registry  TAPinto.net

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Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce accepts scholarship applications  NJ.com

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Cranford Public Schools Delay Opening for Friday, Jan. 5 for Inclement Weather  TAPinto.net

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Cranford Township Committee Approves PILOT for Birchwood Development  TAPinto.net

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