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Colletta (#47089656)
 member for 6 years, 4 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo Update May 20, 2015: Due to health issues I have not been able to answer e-mails for the last few months and have been slow with regard to the edit request approvals.

If I have not answered your email, it doesn't mean I will not, hopefully I'll be back soon and will get to the backlog.

Thank you.
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Cemeteries are such unique places. I enjoy the beauty of sculptures, mausoleums and various items around the interred. The statuary, the iconic images, representative symbols, old rod iron fencing; it is all fascinating. From the most elaborate statue to the simply inscribed piece of wood.

There is so much mystery in a cemetery. Stories that are told and stories to wonder about and stories to find out about.

I am a 4th generation San Franciscan and have lived in Marin County for over three decades.

I enjoy taking photographs of the surroundings and capturing the beauty of the burial plot. I do my best to capture the entire tombstone in as pretty a shot as I can manage. I continually watch for seasonal changes or offerings to capture a better representation of the marker and view.

I spend a great deal of time in cemeteries; both physically and virtually. I photograph and document a select number of cemeteries in the counties of Marin, Sonoma and Mendocino as well as San Francisco and Colma.

I have finished photographing the following cemeteries in rural West Marin, Olema, Bolinas, Tomales Presbyterian, Tomales Catholic and Marshall. Have photographed B'nai Israel, Fernwood, Little Lake and Willits with continual visits for additions.

I also enjoy researching and adding histories, right now I am focusing on West Marin.

Please do not send me full obits, as I will not post them. If you want to take your time and edit out certain points, please do so.

I will not post the names of living individuals per policy.

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I am happy to share my photos and/or provide an original jpg. Often times I have more photos and/or views, as well. Just Ask

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Terry Eckhart
Transfer request
There you go have fun.

Added by Terry Eckhart on May 26, 2015 11:32 AM
Dorcas Aunger
RE: Charles Milton Brown
Thank you. I will watch for them.
Added by Dorcas Aunger on May 25, 2015 10:22 PM
Dorcas Aunger
Memorial #57292865
The above memorial was established by me several years ago and you have placed a photo of the cemetery sign on that page. I have a picture of the stone. Thank you.

I have found that someone else has established a memorial for him No. 20881980. On that page you have placed a landscape picture of many of the graves in that same area. The stone for Charles Milton Brown is the tall one just to the left of the tree. I would like permission to use your picture in my family genealogy. Mr. Brown was the father of my GG Uncle's wife, Mary Ellen (Brown) Cummins. I'm not planning to publish, but would like my records more complete.

I hope you are feeling much better. Thanks for all the work you do to assist the rest of us on "Find A Grave"
Added by Dorcas Aunger on May 25, 2015 9:48 PM
Jerry Coffman
Edward C Gouber
Colletta thank you so very much for all the time you took to get all these pictures for me it is really appreciated.
Jerry Coffman
Added by Jerry Coffman on May 13, 2015 9:21 AM
Jerry Coffman
Marie Gouber
Again thanks for this picture also, I really do appreciate it.
Jerry Coffman
Added by Jerry Coffman on May 13, 2015 9:15 AM
Jerry Coffman
Edward Arden Gouber
I want to thank you for taking your time to get this picture for me, it is greatly appreciated.

I am wondering if you would be able to get one of Marie Georgia Ann Gouber Ward Memorial Number is #137732692.
I would greatly appreciate it if you could.
Jerry Coffman
Added by Jerry Coffman on May 13, 2015 9:10 AM
D.M. Scott
Christopher Scott
Thank you. He was my Husband's Second Great Grand Uncle. Find A Grave People are the best. I absolutely appreciate your thoughtfulness.
Added by D.M. Scott on Apr 09, 2015 8:00 AM
Thank You!
Thank you for adding the photo for my memorial of my husband's great grandfather, Manuel F. Cunha! Good job in reading that inscription! I've taken your advice on changing the name.
Added by Venus on Apr 08, 2015 9:34 AM
Cemetery Walker
Michael Johnson
Thanks for letting me know. I had found out that information before I saw your e-mail. I really appreciate it. I only saw one other memorial for Michael and I asked that person to delete their memorial.
Added by Cemetery Walker on Apr 03, 2015 2:18 AM
Kathleen Swineford
Clara E Johns Roach
Hello, I was wondering if you have any info regarding Clara's Biological parents? The Johns adopted Clara Evelyn. thank you!
Added by Kathleen Swineford on Apr 02, 2015 4:14 PM
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