Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
James Burke (#17941237)
 member for 14 years, 13 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo Hi all. I've had an interest in family history since I was very young. Following my grandfather's death in 1994, my aunt gave me some of his old records, including a baptismal certificate that was written in Polish. It was then that I began doing some serious research into my Borowski, Schorer, De Lille, and Day family lines. I feel very strongly about remembering and paying tribute to those who have gone before.

Please take a moment to visit my darling mother:

Marie Constance De Lille Burke

My beloved brother:

Richard Michael "Rick" Burke

My grandparents:

Henry De Lille
Elise "Elsie" Day De Lille
John Anthony Borowski
Mildred Mary Schorer Borowski Bowen,

A sincere thank you goes out to all the kind souls who leave flowers and messages on the memorials I've posted here, and also to the many wonderful people who are so willing to voluntarily post photos of my loved ones' headstones. It truly means more than I could ever say.

"We are defined by whom we have lost..."
- Anna Quindlen

Leave Public Message
 Forums: Borowski70
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 3,293 Memorials Added
 • 3,220 Memorials Managed
 • 4 Memorials/week
 • 2,966 Photos
 • 8 Photo Requests
 • 82 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 11,781 Virtual Flowers
 • 12 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 1 Famous Bio
 • 18 Fame Ratings
 • 39 Sponsorships
 • 45 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
Casualties - WWII - Pacif... (1441)
Co. E Third Minn. Infantr... (51)
Friends (33)
Greenwood Memory Lawn, Ph... (448)
Hillsboro High School, Cl... (44)
Korean War (199)
Mt. Calvary Catholic Ceme... (428)
Pioneers (43)
River View Cemetery, Port... (889)
St. Anthony Alumni (44)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
1 who lives in ..., ARMYBRATGIRL, Aunt and Uncle ..., Barbara Hammons..., Bill and Elaine..., BjJ, Blessings ***, C, Carol STEVENS, Chris Carter, Chris West, Damian Omar Pl..., Debbie, Derek & Karen ..., Devil Kitty Des..., Diana, Dustin Oliver, Dympna Beckett..., E, Edda Meinikat, [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
Messages left for James Burke (364)[Leave Message]
Bernard Johnson
Please tell me about the name Osti you have here. There is one listed as Amabile Amalia Osti, but where does the name Amabile come from? I only see her listed elsewhere as Amalia. Thank you.
Added by Bernard Johnson on Jul 19, 2014 11:20 AM
Emily Rose
Thank you
James, thank you for transferring to me the memorials for my great grandparents, Emma and Frank Fargo. Much appreciated!
Added by Emily Rose on Mar 27, 2014 10:26 PM
Elaine R S
RE: Henry Zay
You got it. thanks
Added by Elaine R S on Jan 22, 2014 4:03 PM
Jhere McKenzie
Anson Family Tree
Hello, Hello,
Through my research, I ran across your name on my family pages in Find A Grave. I was wondering if you are related and/or where you found information about them. I just discovered my grandparents, along with a great grandmother, aunts and uncles. I am a volunteer photographer for Find A Grave, so you can image what a wonderful discovery it was as I was looking for others. Looking forward to hearing from you. Jhere
Added by Jhere McKenzie on Dec 12, 2013 2:29 PM
Holder's in Greenwood
I was wondering if you could kindly link my husband's grand uncle and his wife? George Dewey Holder Find A Grave#61679853 and Hattie Belle Wilson Holder Find A Grave#61679894 Thank you!
Added by Jeannie on Dec 07, 2013 11:08 PM
Jan Bos from Nijmegen, Holland
Pfc Maurice J. Waibel
Pfc Maurice J. Waibel was severely wounded in action in Sicily and was evacuated back to Tunisia where he died of his sustained wounds. He died on 3 August 1943.
Private First Class Waibel was buried in the temporary American II Corps Cemetery in Mateur, Tunisia in grave B-10-96.

After the war his remains were repatriated and buried in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.

Do you know the unit/battalion/ he belonged to, do you have a picture of his grave

thank you

Jan Bos
Nijmegen, Holland
Added by Jan Bos from Nijmegen, Ho... on Dec 06, 2013 4:20 AM
Daniel Pletcher
Happy Thanksgiving
I want to wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. I hope your day is filled with lots of good food and family.

Daniel Pletcher
Added by Daniel Pletcher on Nov 28, 2013 9:40 AM
Jim Estes
Stanford Brooks
Hi James,

Many thanks for the transfer, it is very appreciated.

Added by Jim Estes on Nov 24, 2013 8:29 PM
The Genealogy Genie
Bethany Sutherland
Thank you so much for the transfer. I'll starting adding info. right away!

Thanks again,
Added by The Genealogy Genie on Oct 25, 2013 10:45 PM
Elaine R S
RE: James Cody
You are welcome.
Added by Elaine R S on Oct 08, 2013 7:59 PM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service