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Jim Ditton (#46569765)
 member for 13 years, 4 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo I have always been interested in funeral homes cemeteries all my life i enjoy going to cemeteries and visiting friends and family hearses are my favorite car I was born at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center on the Fort Hood Army Base in Texas i live in Dearborn Heights Michigan went to Warren Valley Elementary School for kindergarten moved to Taylor lived in a trailer court with my mother went to Fred C. Fisher School for two years then moved to Dearborn attended Harvey H. Lowrey Junior High School for the third grade till the eighth attending the third grade twice from 1974 till 1983 then attended Fordson High School from 1983 to 1987. In 1985 i joined Sing Out Dearborn stayed in till the group disbanded in 1995. I was in the cast for 10 years sang and danced to 120 songs. In 1994 i moved back to Dearborn Heights where i am now living. My mother's father my grandfather Kenneth G. MacEachin passed away on March 29, 1996 my grandmother my mother's mother Mary B. MacEachin passed away on August 29, 1998 then on December 19, 2007 my grandmother Berthell Nancy Yarber Campbell My father's mother passed away then on June 28, 2013 my grandfather my father's father Roland Philip Campbell Sr. passed away his ashes were buried on July 26, 2013 next to my grandmother at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly Michigan with full millitary honors a 21 gun salute taps and the folding of the flag my favorite singing group is The Supremes the original members are Diana Ross Florence Ballard And Mary Wilson from 1961 to 1967 and also Diana Ross And The Supremes from 1967 to 1970 members are Diana Ross Mary Wilson Cindy Birdsong i also like The Supremes from the 70's 1970 to 1977 I have all their records on Album CD cassette 45 and i have some videos of their performances from different shows I have Mary Wilson's autograph and all the books that have been written about them. I have been a fan of The Supremes since 1983. i got the chance for five years in a row to visit Florence Ballard's grave on her birthday June 30, 2008, June 30, 2009, June 30, 2010, June 30, 2011 and June 30, 2012. On December 13, 2013 my friend Maxine Precious Ballard Jenkins died she was the sister of Florence Ballard who was in The Supremes she is the author of the book about her sister called The True Story Of Florence Ballard also i knew Doris Jean Holland now deceased and Esther Gordy Edwards sister of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. now deceased who both worked at Motown Records and I also knew and was friends with Maxine Powell who worked with the Motown artists now deceased also i am a huge Neil Sedaka fan i got a four page letter written and signed by him show along with other memorabilia I also am on Geni and Facebook please leave a message on my page or contact me at my email Thank You
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SourPersimmon
RE: Swastek Family additions
Good Morning.

The Swastek Family of Piotr, Mary and Jan have completed photos.

Your additions of Frank and Irene did not go unnoticed; however, the photos may have to wait for the weekend. (A short walk-through near the Piotr final resting place was unsuccessful and alas, the office hours have been reduced to 9 am opening.)

Will update you as soon as possible.


Sincere Regards.
Added by SourPersimmon on Jul 28, 2016 8:26 AM
SourPersimmon
RE: Swastek family memorials
Greetings!

Deepest apologies for the delay. The photos were taken on an overcast day and do not due the monument justice.

The Swastek gentlemen should have their photos by tomorrow and Mrs. Swastek's photos will be updated as well (photo quality very poor).

Will advise upon completion.


Sincere Regards.
Added by SourPersimmon on Jul 27, 2016 2:41 PM
SourPersimmon
Swastek Family - St. Hedwig, Dearborn Heights
Greetings.

Your photo request for Mrs. Mary Swastek revealed the following names not included in the Find A Grave database:

Piotr Swastek
1891 - 1951

Jan P. Swastek
1914 - 1970

Upon your origination of the above two memorials, the photos can be added.

Please, advise.


Sincere Regards.


Added by SourPersimmon on Jul 25, 2016 6:57 AM
steve byron
RE: Pauline Pawlus
Looked correct on my computer, but reinstalled anyways. Steve
Added by steve byron on Jul 20, 2016 6:28 PM
steve byron
PAWLUS
Jim.. I've completed 3 of the 4 requests for Pawlus however your request for Joseph Pawlus appears incorrect... Emily's husband was Stanley A Pawlus 1913-1998...
I also have family photos for:
Louis Pawlus 1889-1983
Frank A Pawlus 1917-2001
Pauline Pawlus 1894-1982
Patricia A Pawlus 1939-1957

Please change Joseph to Stanley and let me know is you create these additional memorials.
Steve
Added by steve byron on Jul 20, 2016 2:41 PM
Daniel Pletcher
Mildred Pawlus
Hi Jim,
Find A Grave does not have Rotsraver Twp. in their system. So I just listed the death place as Westmoreland co. PA.
Added by Daniel Pletcher on Jul 19, 2016 8:12 PM
lisa
thank you!
Thank you for creating the memorials for my great aunt Dorothy Howe and Uncle Bob. I appreciate the transfer very much.
all the best, Lisa
Added by lisa on Jul 01, 2016 5:53 AM
Patricia Ibbotson
RE: SLW
I think she just over-reacted and I haven't heard any more from her. At least we are now aware of what she's like and gets upset over.
Added by Patricia Ibbotson on Jun 01, 2016 10:50 AM
Patricia Ibbotson
RE: Mount Kelly Cemetery Dearborn Michigan
I don't know her name just her initials SLW.
Added by Patricia Ibbotson on May 31, 2016 3:34 PM
Patricia Ibbotson
RE: Find A Grave memorial duplicates
It's not just your problem. I try and check before I add a memorial but sometimes create a duplicate because the name may be spelled slightly differently. Sometimes it just happens like when I add a name and two memorials get created. There are just glitches in the system. One of the women who has added memorials to Mt Kelly was very upset about the duplicates and left me a nasty message so I went through them all and think I found the duplicates. Maybe not. We do the best we can.
Added by Patricia Ibbotson on May 31, 2016 2:48 PM
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