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DogMama08 (#47394092)
 member for 5 years, 8 months, 25 days
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After my little dog Doogie suffered a severe health crisis late last winter and then was diagnosed with a fatal illness, I took a break from Find a Grave to tend to him. I have done little if anything on the website since March 2016. My husband and I lost Doogie on July 28, 2016, because of sudden kidney failure and not his fatal illness, at the age of about 17 years. We've handled his death pretty well because he seemed really ready to go.

Since April 2016, my husband and I have adopted three elderly dogs whose owners needed to move on to nursing-home care. No one wanted two of them because they were old, a real shame because they're such sweet, sweet beings--gentle and very affectionate. The other came from a family member.

Some people have asked if the Great Dane in my profile photo is my dog. No, he is not one of my "babies." My dogs do funny things, but not things that can be captured in still photos.

My husband and I have adopted rescued pets for over 35 years, and our children and our brothers and sisters do the same. Some of us rescue only dogs, some only cats, and some rescue both cats and dogs. We have found some cats and dogs that we placed in other homes. We also found some that were lost and returned to their owners, one of whom had been hit by a car and required emergency treatment. Another very tiny little dog ran away from the noise of fireworks, traveled about 3 miles to our house, and scratched on the door to be let in; her "grandmother" picked her up the next day.

Mixed-breed dogs are my favorite because their looks are as unique as their personalities; however, my husband and I take whatever God sends our way. Our babies are much loved, and we give them excellent care. I couldn't ask for better friends than the dogs that have graced my life. I don't know about anybody else, but God gave ME two hands so I can rub two dogs at once. This is my favorite poem:

"It came to me
that every time
I lose a dog
they take a piece
of my heart with them,
and every new dog
gifts me with a piece
of their heart.
If I live long enough
all the components
of my heart
will be dog, and
I will become
as generous and
loving as they are."


THANK YOU to all contributors who take the time to send me edits and post photos and flowers to the memorials I add.
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Alice & Franklyn Vosburg
Verner Buck
I checked my unposted photos for both Old and New North Cemeteries in Nottingham, but did not find one for Verner. Strange that his memorial is in New North and hers in Old North...

Blessings, Alice
Added by Alice & Franklyn Vosburg on Aug 22, 2016 8:19 AM
RE: Patricia Everitt # 159673350
I was hoping to find her daughter & family. If you find a Joseph Albert Everitt Died 9 Apr 1992 that was her husband. There should be a Joseph Alan Everitt buried there too I don't have his death, but he was born 1951. Oh her madden name was Spencer.
Added by MA ALT on Aug 21, 2016 12:05 PM
Denise Crawford
Earle Winchester
Thank you for the link correction - sure appreciate it!
Added by Denise Crawford on Aug 18, 2016 5:41 PM
Suzanne Korstanje
Liz Launer
How did you know Liz? I went to school with her at Jack London
Added by Suzanne Korstanje on Aug 16, 2016 6:33 PM
Debra Langland
Christina Anderson @ Oakwoods
This is my great great grandmother. Is she a relative to you or do you work as a volunteer for this site?

Thank you for posting.
Added by Debra Langland on Aug 11, 2016 9:24 AM
Alice & Franklyn Vosburg
Helen R Eaton 1941 to 2002. I photographed her marker today in Old North Cemetery, West Nottingham.
Added by Alice & Franklyn Vosburg on Jul 25, 2016 3:30 PM
Alice & Franklyn Vosburg
re Pauline Buck memorial: the citation in the newspaper stating that she would be buried in Northside Cemetery, Nottingham, NH is misleading. As of this afternoon, her memorial plaque is located in Old North Cemetery, West Nottingham, NH, not New North Cemetery (which is a mile or so away, on the opposite side of the road.)

As of this afternoon, there is no memorial for Vernon Buck but there is space to the right of her memorial for him to be interred.

Her plaque is in front of the headstone for Karl and Hazel Smith Tuttle, and next to Olive Drew Tuttle, all of which have been previously photographed and posted on FindAGrave.

Added by Alice & Franklyn Vosburg on Jul 24, 2016 5:42 PM
Diane Loso
Norman Arthur Montminy
This is in regards to the memorial you created for Norman Arthur Montminy mem. # 90821647, you have him linked to his parents memorials #'s 6210383 & 6210384. These memorials were created back in 2002 by another find a grave member & he has them buried in the Holy Rosary Cemetery in Hooksett, NH, in 2015 I photographed their headstones in the old Saint Jean the Baptist Cemetery in Allenstown, NH & created memorials for them, Anna Montminy, mem. # 144891171 & Ovila Montminy mem. # 144891046. It has just been brought to my attention that these are duplicate memorials & since the memorials I created place them in the correct cemetery I thought you might want to change the link for Norman.
Added by Diane Loso on Jun 22, 2016 4:31 PM
Beatrice Brownfield
my babies
Thank you for remembering my babies Christopher R.Brownfield and Tamara Jean Brownfield
Added by Beatrice Brownfield on Jun 09, 2016 5:19 AM
Mays family
RE: Louise Mays Small
Our family send their thanks for your tribute. Our mother was a WWII veteran and should be remembered.
Added by Mays family on May 04, 2016 1:59 PM
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