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School Shares Contents Of A Purse From The 50s And It’s Like A Time Capsule

Published 5 months ago

If you’ve ever lost something and given up after looking for it for what seems like forever, today’s story might inspire you to have some faith. Last spring, North Canton Middle School has discovered something interesting stuck in a gap behind some lockers – a dusty red purse. Turns out that it belonged to a teenage girl named Patti Rumfola who had lost the purse at school all the way back in the 1950s or 1960s.

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North Canton Middle School discovered a dusty red purse stuck behind some lockers last year


People were dying to see the contents of the purse ever since it was first discovered.


At first, the school didn’t know who the purse belonged to but people were eager to find out. Eventually, they figured out it belonged to Patti but, sadly, the woman had passed away back in 2013.

Turns out the purse belonged to a woman named Patti Rumfola who was around 14 years old when she lost it


Looking at the contents of the purse, it looks like a time machine back to the 50s full of various trinkets from the era.


The purse had been lost for over 60 years


Patti had worked as a teacher and had 5 children. She passed away at the age of 71.

Sadly, the woman had passed away back in 2013



Patti, who worked as a teacher in Annapolis, Maryland, passed away at the age of 71







The purse full of 1950s memorabilia










“She enjoyed the Ladies of the Lake and her book and quilting clubs,” obituary Patti’s obituary







Patti’s children split the coins found in her purse between them





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