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John T. Chiarella (#12038633)
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Irene Schneider
Robert Moses, Woodlawn
It may well be that you chose not to specify the location of his crypt, but it is in the Van Cortland Community Mausoleum, inside the cemetery near the corner of Jerome Avenue and East 233 Street. Or anyway, that's what I discovered at this website, which seems reliable:
Added by Irene Schneider on Sep 19, 2016 10:16 AM
Photo of Mt. Carmel Cemetery Gate
Your photo of the the entrance to "New" Mt. Carmel is one of my favorites. A lot has happened at Mt. Carmel in the 10 years since you snapped that picture. The beautiful red-brick office that can be seen in the background has been demolished and the land has been converted to burial grounds. All Mt. Carmel business is centralized in the "Old" Mt. Carmel Cemetery office and I can't really blame them for putting the land to good use, but the loss of the architecture is disturbing.

The problem is that Mt. Carmel manages some other cemeteries in the area (I don't think they own them, they just maintain them) and they have demolished the stunning office at Machpelah Cemetery (Houdini is buried there) and I fear that the Mount Neboh office is next. God forbid they demolish the office at the Hungarian grounds (which they actually do own). It is a magnificent example of architecture from days gone by.

You might want to post an updated photo of the Mt. Carmel gates, people should see what has been done and let Mt. Carmel know that we should be preserving the past, not destroying it.
Added by IZ on Sep 16, 2016 12:20 AM
sorry, correcting a typo
I'm sorry, I misspelled your name as Charella instead of Chiarella. It was a typo.
Added by OnlyYouFryczek on Aug 26, 2016 12:02 PM
Many thanks
Dear Mr. Charella,
I just created the Find a Grave memorial for my father a few days ago. I don't have many photos of him (and don't know how to upload them, in any event) and so I thought his memorial would look rather barren.
I was so surprised when I completed it to see a photo of the cemetery where he reposes!
I just want to thank you for your amazing kindness and generosity in providing these pictures for us. It means a lot.
Thank you very, very much.
Added by OnlyYouFryczek on Aug 26, 2016 12:01 PM
Janice Hollandsworth
CM3 Andrew Zorn, Jr
His remains were moved to Manila American and interred at Plot B Row 7 Grave 163. This was at the request of his Next of Kin...Mrs Alice Zorn (wife).
Added by Janice Hollandsworth on Aug 14, 2016 3:51 PM
Neil Funkhouser
Hi. I sent you an edit for this memorial a while ago and was wondering whether you had had a chance to review it. Thanks!
Added by Neil Funkhouser on Aug 03, 2016 12:26 AM
colleen metallo
Robert Eugene Wise
So sorry I for got to let you know were his mother is resting. Her name is Phyllis Helen Krupinska / Wize. She was remarried. Cemetery is St. John's Cemetery, Queens ,N.Y. Again Thank you so much. Colleen.
Added by colleen metallo on Jun 14, 2016 4:23 PM
colleen metallo
Robert Eugene Wise
Can you please add him to his mother # 160496129. Thank you so much. Colleen Metallo. I am building my boys family tree on there fathers side. Again thank you so much.Colleen.
Added by colleen metallo on Jun 14, 2016 4:18 PM
Mom Annex
Thankyou so much for the picture of Amalia Moscou's grave. It is a great help and hopefully will help me continue to put together the puzzle of my family.
Added by Mom Annex on May 16, 2016 3:38 PM
Mark Samuels

My name is Mark Samuels, and you are listed as taking the picture of Mount Carmel Cemetery where my Great-Grandparents are buried. Am working on our family tree and I am still missing photos of their headstones. If you are in the area and can take them for me, I would be greatly appreciated. I also have a few other requests on my page for other members of my family if you know of anyone that can assist. In any event thank you.
Mark Samuels


Lillian Cohen
b. 1900, d. 1990
Plot: Block H, Lot 10, Grave 4
Requested by Mark Samuels
Mar 30, 2016 Knollwood Park Cemetery
Queens County, NY
1,379 miles away

Arthur Cohen
b. 1922, d. 1996
Requested by Mark Samuels
Apr 04, 2016 Mount Richmond Cemetery
Richmond County (Staten Island), NY
1,364 miles away
Added by Mark Samuels on Apr 18, 2016 1:14 PM
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