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Sharon Lavash Hawkins (#47124807)
 member for 7 years, 5 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo I found this on another members profile and it truly expresses how I feel as well:
"The life of a person is more than the dash between two dates. It is my hope that the memorials which I create or manage can make the individuals life fuller, even if just linking to family members or adding a few tidbits of information. Researching and including other family information makes them more than graves, they are people.

My Mom @-->--Ruth Bursey Lavash
Her parents: William Nelson Bursey
Flora Lillian Bradbury Bursey
Her Grandparents:William Robert Bursey
Mary Brown Bursey
Her Great Grandparents:Stephen Brown
Catherine Porter Brown

My Dad's parents:Raymond Lavash
Ellen Veronica Hynes Lavash
My Dad's Grandparents:Caroline Sampson Lavash
and Ernest Paul Lavash

I'm searching for information for the following Families: Lavash, Lavache, Hynes, Higgins, Donohoe,Bursey, Bradbury, Brown, Demeo, Hayes, Sawin. I've been researching my roots for over 20 years and have now started to record cemeteries for others. I've also started adding any Irish and Canadians that I come across, in tribute to my ancesters, military graves & any children that I find - they seem to be the hardest to find & I'm recording them as I find them.

A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier's family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect. Leaving a penny means you visited. A nickel means that you and the deceased soldier trained at boot camp together. If you served with the soldier, you leave a dime. A quarter is very significant because it means that you were there when that soldier died".

This is an abbreviated list of cemeteries that I have visited so far - I've visited some of these because I have family members there -
Belmont Cemetery - Belmont, MA
Calvary Cemetery & Maus. - Waltham, MA
Cambridge Cemetery - Cambridge, MA
Common Street Cemetery - Watertown, MA
Cudworth Cemetery - Scituate, MA
Evergreen Cemetery - Marboro, Ma
Evergreen Cemetery - Leominster, MA
Grove Hill Cemetery - Waltham, MA
Highland Meadow Cemetery - Belmont, MA
Holy Cross Cemetery & Maus. - Malden, MA
Mt. Auburn Cemetery - Watertown/Cambridge, MA
Mt. Feake Cemetery - Waltham, MA
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery - Arlington, MA
Westview Cemetery, Bedford, MA
North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery - Cambridge, MA
Olde Burying Place - Arlington, MA
Old Burying Ground, AKA Ye Olde Burying Ground in Lexington, MA
Old Burying Place - Watertown, MA
Puritan Lawn Cemetery - Peabody, MA
Ridgelawn Cemetery - Watertown, MA
St. Pauls Cemetery - Arlington, MA
St. Patricks Cemetery - Watertown, MA
Woodlawn Cemetery & Crem. - Everett, MA
and a few others
I normally photograph the whole family plot if it's more than a single grave & will post those as well.
Thank you to Linda Shepard Salzer for all her pics, corrections and updates for all the memorials that I set up for North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery - I greatly appreciate it:)

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Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Holmes Memorials
Sharon, Thanks for your recent photos on the Holmes family sites in Mt. Auburn. I appreciate your continued work on the Holmes family. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Oct 27, 2016 1:42 AM
Patricia Gaquin
Hobart @ Mount Auburn
Thanks for the additions of the Hobart grave pics. Mount Auburn is such a beautiful place but I seldom get the time to make the
trek' from the south shore... Thanks again! Pat
Added by Patricia Gaquin on Oct 20, 2016 11:30 AM
Glenn M. Massey
John & Lucy Jane Tallman Haigh

Thank you so much for the great memorial photos of my 1st Cousin 4x removed and her husband. God Bless.
Added by Glenn M. Massey on Oct 19, 2016 1:13 PM
Debra Turner
Thank you for adding the nice cemetery photos!
Hi Sharon. Thank you for photographing and adding the very nice cemetery photos, and also for adding the inscription for my ancestor Anna Turner Hobart (Find A Grave Memorial# 146283546) and her husband Arthur Hobart, along with the added flowers. It was a nice surprise and very much appreciated!
Added by Debra Turner on Oct 18, 2016 12:38 PM
Thanks Sharon for the recent photo's. The cemetery should give you an award for your fine work. Nice to have the photo's.

Added by Saratoga on Oct 18, 2016 11:45 AM
B L Larson
John & Caroline Ware
Thank you for posting the grave marker photos for John and Caroline Ware. And for including the inscriptions.
Added by B L Larson on Oct 17, 2016 8:46 AM
Jackie Minyard
Rubert Flagg Headstone
thank you very much for taking the time to photograph my ancestors grave marker. It is greatly appreciated.
Added by Jackie Minyard on Oct 11, 2016 8:16 PM
Anna E. Homer Holman & Silas Whitcomb Holman
Many thanks to you for your time and efforts in locating and photographing these headstones. Keep up the good works.
Added by TurningHearts on Oct 10, 2016 1:10 PM
Thanks Sharon for the photo's on Hutchins and Morris, etc. You're a busy bee!

Added by Saratoga on Oct 09, 2016 8:59 AM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Joseph Holmes Family
Sharon, Thanks for the beautiful photos on the sites for the Joseph Holmes Family in Mt. Auburn.
The memorials look great & thanks for your edits. This is a beautiful location in Mt Auburn. I am related to mostly all of these Holmes family members here. Have a great weekend. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Oct 08, 2016 4:32 PM
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