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gordonphilbin (#47346381)
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Hi, my name is Gordon Philbin.

I love history and giving actors and people that were part of history on my FindAGrave page.

I just started today and I do hope people comment on my people I have listed.

When I am older, I plan to go to Hollywood and become an actor and director.

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Michael Erway
RE: Ben Erway
Gordon,

Sorry for delayed reply.

No, unfortunately I have not been able to find a burial site yet for Arthur Benjamin Erway 1892-1981.

His father Mark Isaiah Reed Erway died 6 Mar 1945 at Oakland, Alameda, CA and his mother Mary Eleanor Dailey died 19 Jan 1946 also at Oakland, Alameda, CA.

So far I have not been able to find burial sites for the parents either.

Will let you know if I find it.

Thanks,

Mike E
Added by Michael Erway on Apr 18, 2016 7:44 AM
Dunstan Brooks
Film Actor Michael Balfour's Memorial
The top photo is clearly wrong, a completely different person. Lower photo is the actor's image but the other is a Griffith University professor.
Added by Dunstan Brooks on Mar 27, 2016 5:38 PM
jaime manning
rolling green cemetery request
please contact the office for a plot location. this is a huge cemetery. Phone: 717-761-4055
Added by jaime manning on Mar 15, 2016 7:52 AM
S Southworth
Dell Henderson
Hi Gordon,
I went to Valhalla today and was told there are many Hendersons but no Dell...could he be under another name?
Thanks,
Sonny
Added by S Southworth on Feb 17, 2016 5:43 PM
Duke Fuller
Bob Bailey updates
Thank you very much for approving my suggestions. Myself and my late father were huge fans of his "your truly, Johnny Dollar" radio programs. I was fortunate to locate his internment yesterday and was pleased to see that he is with his parents and young son. Perhaps you can change his memorial to famous status? Thank you again for all you do
Duke
Added by Duke Fuller on Jan 20, 2016 1:24 PM
Duke Fuller
Robert Bailey photo request
Hello, I posted a clearer picture, but did not mean to remove the marker request. I actually am planning on going out to photograph his marker tomorrow or Tues. I apologize for the mix-up. Duke
Added by Duke Fuller on Jan 17, 2016 9:15 PM
sagesteps
Find A Grave Memorial # 157021036
Find A Grave # 157021036 now exists for Buddy Lester's father, James Tomarse "James Ormont" Goldberg. I am unable to link # 81647391 and # 157021036.
Added by sagesteps on Jan 13, 2016 4:50 AM
sagesteps
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 81647391
Buddy Lester's father was James Tomarse Goldberg, born in Lodz, Russia on October 24, 1881. His mother's name was Pauline M. Wolf, born in Illinois in 1885. His father was also known as James T. Ormont, a music critic for newspapers in Chicago and New York. His father lived in retirement in Sherman Oaks, CA before his passing on August 28, 1962. Buddy's birth name was Albert Francis Goldberg. He was the brother of Lester L. Goldberg, also a comedian known as Jerry Lester. Buddy's wife, Lael Rose Smit, was born on August 13, 1917 in South Haven, Michigan, and passed away on April 22, 1992 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They had one son, Paul Lester, and a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Sylvia J.) Jensen. Following a battle with cancer at a Van Nuys nursing home Buddy's funeral was held on October 9, 2002 in Reseda, CA.
Added by sagesteps on Jan 12, 2016 10:34 AM
sagesteps
Buddy Lester Burial Location
Gordon - I tried to find this information for you, but only found three possible connections. First, Buddy Lester's funeral was October 9, 2002 in Reseda, CA (from his obit in Oct. 9, 2002 Las Vegas Review-Journal). Second and third, there are only two mortuaries in Reseda, CA. It does not appear that either of them have a Web site.

J. T. Oswald Mortuary
6944 Reseda Boulevard
Reseda, CA 91340-4206
Phone:(818) 342-3107

Lorenzen Mortuary
19300 Sherman Way
Reseda, CA 91335-3711
Phone: (818) 343-4677 and (818)455-8652

Added by sagesteps on Jan 11, 2016 6:04 PM
sagesteps
Find A Grave Memorial# 81647391
Gordon -

I'm impressed by what you have contributed to FindaGrave. Did some research on Buddy Lester for IMDb and came upon your memorial here. Have a couple of thoughts for his memorial. First, there is no link to his brother's memorial. Jerry Lester is Find A Grave Memorial# 6825909.

Second, are you interested in including his birth name, parent information, spouses, and personal information, etc. If so, I'll be happy to provide what I have found and verified?

Please advise,

Dr. George H. Schauer
Added by sagesteps on Jan 11, 2016 12:00 PM
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