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Harry Buchfink

Harry Dean Buchfink, 77 of Broken Arrow, Okla. passed from this life on Monday, November 2, 2020 at his home in Broken Arrow. He was born on October 25, 1943 in Claremore, Oklahoma to his parents John Buchfink and Lenora Hildebrand Buchfink.


Daisy Maria Bryan Ritchie passed away during her 99th year on this earth. She was born on March 16, 1921 and passed away on October 19, 2020. She was a long time resident of Collinsville, Okla.

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Jerry Keys

From his early years in Maysville, Okla., Jerry Keys began a successful journey into the world of sports. His remarkable football and track accomplishments at both the high school and university levels moved him to understand the positive contributions that sports can make in a young person’s life. For 30 years, Jerry’s mission as a coach, teacher and mentor was to develop a winning attitude, a strong work ethic and encourage Christian values in the hundreds of young students and athletes that were his responsibility. At the age of 85, Jerry passed from this world on October 17, 2020 leaving a life long legacy that earnestly shouts “mission accomplished”.

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Margie Melvina Core

Margie Melvina Core, 85, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 in Claremore. Margie was born on September 26, 1934 in Scranton, AR to Hassell and Ocie (Knight) Spicer. She graduated from Scranton High School in 1952. Margie married Pat Core on January 2, 1954 and together they raised three children. Though they lived in a few different places over the years, such as Tulsa and Scranton, AR, they considered Vera their home. Margie attended nursing school and became a L.P.N. She was Dr. Henwood’s nurse for a number of years, before retiring from St. John’s. Margie was a hard worker and lived her life to the fullest. She enjoyed gardening, antiquing, making fudge and peanut clusters, and spending time with her family.


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