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Laura Kessler Hershey (#47639879)
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Bio Photo If anyone has anything to add to a memorial I've made PLEASE let me know and I will be glad to add the information! I Love to link their parents to each memorial or have their obituary to add.

I'm interested about who my ancestors were and how they may have influenced who I am today. I am also researching my husbands ancestors and am learning as much as I can to pass on to our daughter. It's also fascinating to learn about the many different church backgrounds they all have had.
Still searching in PA!!
I found this through a friend:

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone

It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.

Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.

Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.

I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

They say that life is fleeting; I know that this is true. I left this world so quickly, with no goodbye to you. I know how much you miss me, your tears fall ever light. The pillow where you lay your head, Is wet with them at night. I know your heart is hurting, the words we left, unsaid. I love you's left unspoken are spinning in your head. The strength that I have carried, that served to make you whole, remains to make you stronger, within your grieving soul. For you see, while you were weeping on the day I passed away, at the gravesite near the flowers where my loved ones knelt to pray. An angel came to see me, she took me by the hand, she led me to a kingdom in a very distant land. As I look down from the heaven, and see you standing there, your heart so ever burdened with more weight than it can bear. I long to bring you comfort, I long to give you peace, I long to hold you closely, cause all your tears to cease. The joy I've found in heaven goes far beyond compare. The love that's so elusive, can be found here everywhere. The light is softly shining, there's no storm clouds here or rain. There's no teardrops found in heaven, there's no suffering, there's no pain. You needn't be so troubled, Stay close to God and pray that someday we'll be together, one bright and glorious day. So my love, you shouldn't question my dear you need not cry I've gone to be with Jesus I really didn't die.
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Betty Jacoby
thanks, will delete my entry
Added by Max on Jun 12, 2014 9:28 AM
RE: Adam Foulk
Thanks for the response. I am really enjoying genealogy! And strolling/photographing cemeteries is quite thrilling! Actually, my Mills lineage fares from North Carolina and Virginia. If you have an account, our tree is entitled: Mills-Hoffman.

All the best!

Added by Rusty_Mills_61 on Jun 08, 2014 1:16 PM
RE: Averill Neauman
Thanks! I was really young when she died, so I don't have too many memories of her unfortunately. But through my mom and ancestry I've found that her full name was Averill Catherine Stahl. She had two daughters Deborah Clair (My Grandmother)and Gloria Theresa. She was married to Clair Alexander Neauman January 28, 1931. For some reason i have yet to find out they were nicknamed "Pete and Pearl". If you want to give me her page I'd be grateful, but only if your sure.
Thanks Again,
Megan Bass
Added by Megan123654 on May 31, 2014 10:49 AM
Averill Neauman
HI! It is so nice of you to make my Great Grandmother a page.I would have loved to make her one but I don't live in the same state shes buried in. I have information on her to put on her page like her parents and kids if you'd like them.
Thanks Again,
Megan Bass
Added by Megan123654 on May 30, 2014 12:57 PM
Maggie Mac
Yes, it drives you crazy sometime. It's all how the sun hits, if the stone is wet etc. etc. Glad I could help.
Added by Maggie Mac on May 06, 2014 3:14 PM
Maggie Mac
Maria Baer 101360505
I posted this only based on the fact, it was the stone next to Daniel's so I'm assuming it's his wife. If you don't think so, please email me and I'll be glad to remove. Kind regards,
Added by Maggie Mac on May 06, 2014 11:29 AM
Joe & Linda (Ashley) Conroy
Re: Arthur Dayhoff
Laura, let me know when you get the information and I will get it posted! I took off the parents that were listed. Linda Conroy
Added by Joe & Linda (Ashley) Conr... on Apr 21, 2014 10:51 AM
Lee Winters III
Hersheys at Christ Ev. Lutheran
I found this online:

I used that to locate them in the cemetery, but many of those stones are sunken into the ground or very hard to read. I hope I found the right ones.
Added by Lee Winters III on Apr 12, 2014 4:32 PM
RE: Karen Kroft
I know it is confusing about St. Mary's and Immaculate Heart. Can Find A Grave combine the two under one name?
Added by Max on Apr 07, 2014 4:10 PM
RE: Dayhoff
Happy to do it. All the best.
Added by TerriwithaC on Apr 03, 2014 5:49 PM
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