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Bernard Johnson (#575)
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Bio Photo Resident of Southern California. Native of Berkeley, California. Enjoy searching for notable gravesites and those of interest to me.







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Bill Davis
RE: Claudia Walne
I just heard back from Sunset View and they tell me that Claudia McCann is buried in an unmarked grave next to her husband, in Palm 3 Section, Row 33, Grave 3. Rev. E N Walne is in Grave 4. Thank You for calling this to my attention. Bill
Added by Bill Davis on Jul 31, 2014 11:33 AM
Bill Davis
Claudia Walne
How extraordinary. I've met some of her descendants and sent them links to the site, and they didn't say it was in error, and perhaps they didn't know. I will hold off making changes until I can get better information. Please keep me apprised if you learn anything more, and I will do the same. I had thought to contact a California veteran's group or women's veteran group, hoping to inspire them to do something special with the daughter's unmarked grave, but I haven't done anything so far. The daughter's cremated remains are in her father's grave. It may be that Claudia's remains were likewise cremated and interred the same way. Thanks for letting me know.
Added by Bill Davis on Jul 30, 2014 10:09 PM
Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
Guy F. Atkinson
Guy F Atkinson was the grandfather of my half brother. My mother was married to Donald Atkinson when she was 15 yrs old. I have many Atkinson relatives. Thanks for the Info--I will post.
Added by Robert Dunbar Austin Jr on Jul 30, 2014 1:39 PM
B.J. Waters
Frank Geiger
Haha! You sure can find 'em, eh? I've added the bio info. Thanks. I'm never too busy for you, Bernard. I welcome all of the information and stories you have told regarding funeral directors.

Take care,
B.J.
Added by B.J. Waters on Jul 30, 2014 10:44 AM
Jim Post
Thanks!
Thanks for the picture for Marcelina Leonis. I appreciate it!
Added by Jim Post on Jul 24, 2014 3:26 PM
Susan Stewart-Turnbull
RE: Union Cemetery
Bernard,

The names on the vaults are (left) Arthur Karpe and (right) Adelaide Karpe. Although in the picture on the website the sarcophagi appear to be sitting in front of The Last Supper, in actuality, they ARE its base. If you go to each of their memorial pages now, you will find pictures. The ones with the flowers in the urns are the ones I uploaded today. Hope this helps.

Susan
Added by Susan Stewart-Turnbull on Jul 21, 2014 5:54 PM
Cathy Edrington
RE: Gladys Luckie
She is at Evergreen I knew her and I went to her funeral !!
Added by Cathy Edrington on Jul 17, 2014 11:49 AM
R. Boulware
RE: Sinnott-Weber
I'll be Stockton this afternoon, tell me which you are looking for and I'll give it a shot. Remember, they may not be the best quality, as I'll be taking them through glass doors.
Added by R. Boulware on Jul 16, 2014 8:06 AM
R. Boulware
RE: Sinnott-Weber
Bernard,
It's been a while since I visited the Weber Crypt, but I believe that there are possibly six to eight inside. 3 to 4 on both the north & south sides of the crypt, with glass entrance doors on the east & west sides. As far as, the pictures go, I either forgot to attach them to some of their memorial pages or I didn't take them, since it's difficult to get clear shots on the inside of the crypt itself. The outside, I do have many pictures of.

Roland
Added by R. Boulware on Jul 15, 2014 3:30 AM
Suzanne Andrews
LaChapelle
I searched for your LaChapelles and couldn't find them. So I checked the cemetery list for gravesites around where they are. Philomine is in Block 8 Lot 1, and Dr. Pierre LaChapelle is in Block 174 Lot 3. They are not buried in the same block, however, there is a roadway between the two blocks at the cemetery. I went back today after rechecking the lists and map, and found where Dr. LaChapelle is buried. I have posted the picture of the stone on his gravesite. I could not find a headstone or maker for Philomine. There are very few headstones or markers in Block 8. Unfortunately, St. Pat's is a very old cemetery and not very well taken care of. There are a lot of broken and unreadable stones in that area. So sorry I couldn't find a marker for her. If there is anything else I can help you with, let me know.
Added by Suzanne Andrews on Jul 14, 2014 4:08 PM
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