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Cindy - Living To Tell (#47061506)
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Bio Photo My name is Cindy
. Originally from Bradford and West Newbury MA, I now live in sunny Clearwater, FL.

For as long as I can remember, I've beeen interested in cemeteries. Some people see cemeteries as sad, morbid places and some see them as scary or spooky. I see so much beauty in a cemetery. I see stories of lives lived and relationships carried on beyond this world and onto an entirely different level. I don't feel that when someone leaves this world, they're gone forever. I believe that this is only one phase of our experience.

My own experiences have taught me to make the most of this life and not to fear the next, rather to look forward to it with the knowledge that the end of my life "here" will be the beginning of a new and amazing journey "there".

I spend many, many hours exploring cemeteries all over the US and many times, come across the old, abandoned, unkept graves of children. I "adopt" them. I clean up and take care of the graves. I visit them regularly and decorate them to look nice. I just feel that this is an easy and extremely rewarding way to recognize and acknowledge that theirs was a life led. No matter how young they were, they were here. Someone loved them and if those people can't be here to take care any longer, I love doing it for them.

This is a true labor of love and I get so much more from it than I can ever express.

I'm currently working on a project which will become a book honoring the memories of people who've passed and the relationships they held with their family and friends. If you'd be interested in participating or learning more, please feel free to contact me. I have been working with hundreds of families all over the US and I have met some amazing, uplifting and wonderful people. I feel incredibly honored that so many people have welcomed me into their lives in such a personal way.

Please see the link below to find an article written in the Eagle Tribune, describing part of what I do as part of Living To Tell.

http://www.eagletribune.com/archivesearch/
local_story_215220735.html


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Gosslin family of Haverhill Mass.
Hello I would like to know how I can connect the Gosselins to their children and parents. I am in the process of getting some obit ordered so that they can be put with the person they belong too. Thank you
Added by I on Jul 13, 2014 3:12 PM
Paul V. Bradley, Jr.
Robert & Donna
I've obtained and uploaded a photo of Robert and Donna - Wildwood Cemetery in Seabrook, NH
Added by Paul V. Bradley, Jr. on Jun 03, 2014 2:54 PM
SusanG
Re: Moses Pettingell Photo
Hi Cindy-

Could you please attach your photo of Moses Pettingell # 128294800 and his wife Mary Haskell #128294326 to their Memorials when you have a chance. It is currently attached to one of their children Moses Stuart Pettingell # 38368812. Both photos that you took are wonderful. Thank you so much for finding them. The Pettingell's are my 6th generation cousins.

Best Regards-
Susan
Added by SusanG on Apr 21, 2014 1:20 PM
florida boy 64
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Cindy Calvary Cemetery needs a lot of pictures taken. Famous grave race driver Dan Wheldon 78554652 in the same row a few graves over Dr. Elizabeth Koscho 43197968 ( I sponsor her ) since you are living in Clearwater you will have a field day taking pictures and posting them they really need it. And please leave them flowers thank you :)
Added by florida boy 64 on Apr 05, 2014 2:15 AM
David
Cindy...
You are AWESOME! <3 :)
Added by David on Mar 10, 2014 5:07 PM
Paul V. Bradley, Jr.
Donna Soucie
Cindy,

Would you add Donna's mom, Gladys...#25417987.

Thanks,
Paul
Added by Paul V. Bradley, Jr. on Jan 16, 2014 7:24 PM
Paul V. Bradley, Jr.
Soucie
Cindy, could you add Donna's mom #25417987

thanks,
Paul
Added by Paul V. Bradley, Jr. on Jan 16, 2014 7:22 PM
ANN ROGENSKI
Headstone pic
Hi,
I would like to add the photo of Elizabeth Jane Rogers Strout's (# 15689223) headstone & her husband Ebenezer Strout(#15689277 to my family tree on Ancestry. She was my 5th cousin 3x removed,not close but still family.

Thank you,

Ann Rogenski # 47180359
Added by ANN ROGENSKI on Sep 22, 2013 5:08 PM
florida boy 64
How have you been
I just want to know how have you been? I have sponsored some more new people Jessie, laura, candy when you can please leave them a flower and let me know how you are doing
Added by florida boy 64 on Aug 04, 2013 1:40 PM
matthew boucher
Madeline Rose Boucher 30812384
Thank you Cindy for starting this memorial for my daughter Madeline. We miss her everyday!
Added by matthew boucher on May 15, 2013 11:56 PM
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