|Pat Pitcher (#46851188)|
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In 2006 I googled my mother's name and found her on Find a Grave--this was a joyful day for me. Of course, I had to find everyone else! It took awhile after joining (initially to place 'flowers' on their memorials) before really understanding enough to make memorials myself. This I began in 2011, starting with my darling husband. Was involved as a bereavement facilitator for my church (right after Ken's death) - am very aware of the needs of the grieving to tribute their loved ones. Find a Grave is a wonderful place to do just that. Am also quite experienced in the pain which insensitive/unthinking people can inflict. (Am presently not actively facilitating--although I still find myself helping with grief issues any where I happen to be.) |
My direct family lines are through Fonnesbeck, Duval, Gerbet, and Bissegger families.
My husband's direct family lines are Pitcher, Jorgensen, Plowman, and Barrett.
And many, many more before!
However, I am fascinated by all.
Have found several loved ones and friends through findagrave and am thoroughly hooked on helping to make all of our searches more satisfying, productive, educational and just plain fun!
"When we are dead, and people weep for us and grieve, let it be because we touched their lives with beauty and simplicity. Let it not be said that life was good to us, but rather, that we were good to Life. ~~~Jacob P. Rudin"
"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count; it's the Life in your years." ~~~Abraham Lincoln
"Death puts Life into perspective." ~~~Ralph Waldo Emerson
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You are so welcome Pat, I just happened on his site when looking at Lake Hills interments - my first young husband is buried there with many of his family & then I followed Ken's father's link and noticed the Smithfield connection. Many of my ancestors settled there.
I also have a lot of Barrett ancestors, so check my Barrett entries and see if any are in your lines - It is so nice to see these puzzle pieces come together!
|Esther Kinder||Donald Lewis Knder|
Thank you so much for the cute flower left on my beloved Donald's memorial. It meant so very much.
|gazelle||RE: Joseph Rawls|
It was my pleasure, Pat. He has a beautiful stone!
Added by gazelle on Jun 20, 2014 7:21 PM
|Chad Kendell||RE: Floyd Loveland|
It is a great image. I deleted mine.
|bergeron||Find A Grave Memorial# 43060649|
added more pictures
Added by bergeron on Jun 05, 2014 11:49 AM
|Kimberly (Eubank) Stevens||RE: Thank you|
Your very much welcome Pat, and if you have any family members in Louisville, that you need a headstone picture of, let me know, I'll try to find it. God Bless
|jcrow||RE: Thank you|
Thank you! One rarely knows but hopes the photos will be a benefit.
Added by jcrow on May 20, 2014 9:20 PM
I added his obituary to his memorial. I want all my memorials to find their family, so if you are his family, please let me know if you would like it transferred to you! Thanks!
Added by Lauren on May 07, 2014 4:20 PM
|Diane Kron Van Orden||Helen|
Pat, I updated the photo of Helen's headstone to her memorial page. Did you know that she has 2 memorial pages? She is #28376955 & # 28670725 Diane
|Kathy Parson||RE: Ray and Margrethe|
Thank you for connecting Uncle Ray with the rest of his family. Since they never had children and since my Dad was the baby brother, they kind of adopted all of my siblings as theirs and they came for Thanksgiving and Christmas and Sunday dinners frequently. Great memories! That's completely fine if you keep Uncle Ray, you had him first . Thanks again for all of your work on these memorials, you do a fine job. I'm just starting to submit info.
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