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Sharon Lavash Hawkins (#47124807)
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I found this on another members profile and it truly expresses how I feel as well:

"The life of a person is more than the dash between two dates. It is my hope that the memorials which I create or manage can make the individuals life fuller, even if just linking to family members or adding a few tidbits of information. Researching and including other family information makes them more than graves, they are people."

My Mom @-->--
RuthBurseyLavash

Her parents:

WilliamNelsonBursey

FloraLillianBradburyBursey

Her Grandparents:

WilliamRobertBursey

MaryBrownBursey

Her Great-Grandparents:

StephenBrown

CatherinePorterBrown


My Dad's parents:

RaymondLavash

EllenVeronicaHynesLavash

My Dad's Grandparents

CarolineSampsonLavash

ErnestPaulLavash

I'm searching for information for the following Families: Lavash, Lavache, Hynes, Higgins, Donohoe,Bursey, Bradbury, Brown, Demeo, Hayes, Sawin. I've been researching my roots for over 20 years and have now started to record cemeteries for others.

I've also started adding any Irish and Canadians that I come across, in tribute to my ancesters, military graves & any children that I find - they seem to be the hardest to find & I'm recording them as I find them.

This is an abbreviated list of cemeteries that I have visited so far - I've visited some of these because I have family members there -

Belmont Cemetery - Belmont, MA
Calvary Cemetery & Maus. - Waltham, MA
Cambridge Cemetery - Cambridge, MA
Common Street Cemetery - Watertown, MA
Cudworth Cemetery - Scituate, MA
Evergreen Cemetery - Marboro, Ma
Evergreen Cemetery - Leominster, MA
Grove Hill Cemetery - Waltham, MA
Highland Meadow Cemetery - Belmont, MA
Holy Cross Cemetery & Maus. - Malden, MA
Mt. Auburn Cemetery - Watertown/Cambridge, MA
Mt. Feake Cemetery - Waltham, MA
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery - Arlington, MA
Westview Cemetery, Bedford, MA
North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery - Cambridge, MA
Olde Burying Place - Arlington, MA
Old Burying Ground, AKA Ye Olde Burying Ground in Lexington, MA
Old Burying Place - Watertown, MA
Puritan Lawn Cemetery - Peabody, Ma
Ridgelawn Cemetery - Watertown, MA
St. Pauls Cemetery - Arlington, MA
St. Patricks Cemetery - Watertown, MA
Woodlawn Cemetery & Crem. - Everett, MA
and a few others.
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I normally photograph the whole family plot if it's more than a single grave & will post those as well.

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Thank you to Linda Shepard Salzer for all her pics, corrections and updates for all the memorials that I set up for North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery - I greatly appreciate it :)
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Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Lady of the Dunes #51635525
Sharon, Could you please visit the above site which is still a COLD case and vote on the young lady famous status. I'm trying to get some publicity on this site hoping it will get solved. Thanks, Richard Hope your summer going well.
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Aug 23, 2015 11:35 AM
Mike Demes
Margaret Ouillette
Thank you for the photos and note about the burial location of Margaret Ouillette and her husband, Loomis. Do you have any idea how I could find out Loomis's date of death? I'm researching this line for my cousins.
Added by Mike Demes on Aug 11, 2015 4:53 PM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Mary Atkins Spilhaus #150180084
Sharon, I call your attention to the above site & her Atkins family buried in Mt Auburn. This was a very prominent Massachusetts family. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Aug 04, 2015 9:00 AM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Willey & Knight Sites--Mt Auburn
Sharon, Thanks so much for beautiful photos on the above sites in Mt. Auburn. I appreciate your photographing in this historic cemetery. Hope your summer is going well. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Jul 28, 2015 3:19 PM
Diane Gravlee
Avery Lewis Rand ashes
Thanks for the info about Avery and the fact his ashes were not buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. I have written the manager of his memorial to get that information corrected.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Jul 27, 2015 3:36 PM
Darrin Moore
Elizabeth Lindsay photo request
Hello Sharon

Thank you so much for the photo of Elizabeth Lindsay's marker. She was the wife of poet Vachel Lindsay.

You are awesome!

Thanks,
Darrin
Added by Darrin Moore on Jul 26, 2015 10:05 AM
Michele Wigglesworth
Croninshield
Thanks for the information Sharon.

Will do my best

Michele
Added by Michele Wigglesworth on Jul 20, 2015 2:33 AM
Cheryl Follansbee
James Walsh
Sharon, Thank you so much for searching hard & long for my grandfather's gravestone. I grew up believing that my grandmother had a stone put on his plot. I am sorry you had to search high & low for it! Thank you again, you are much appreciated.
Cheryl Follansbee
Added by Cheryl Follansbee on Jul 15, 2015 7:57 PM
MeganZloty
RE: John Goldy in Cambridge Cemetery
Sharon, it's true we find so many problems because of age and lack of maintenance for older stones, but John died in 1977. It's more likely no one bothered to place a marker on his grave.
Thanks again,
Megan
Added by MeganZloty on Jul 15, 2015 10:00 AM
Bob Morris
George Wood
Thank you for going to the graveyard and taking the photo of the area. I appreciate your help trying to find the grave stone of my 2x great grandfather!
Best,
Bob
Added by Bob Morris on Jul 15, 2015 8:39 AM
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