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Sharon Lavash Hawkins (#47124807)
 member for 5 years, 6 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo 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
Valentine Family Mt Auburn
Sharon, Thanks again for your beautiful photos on the Valentine sites in Mt Auburn. I appreciate the time you devote in photographing sites in Mt Auburn. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Nov 19, 2014 10:04 AM
Saratoga
Baxter family Mr. Auburn
Thanks for looking Sharon. I hope it's not to cold for you. Kind of cold in the cemeteries in the winter, even here in the South. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

John
Added by Saratoga on Nov 17, 2014 3:19 PM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Gookin sites
Sharon, Thanks for beautiful photos on the above sites in Mt Auburn. Looks like no snow yet. I call your attention to the Mary Bradford Fairchild memorial #138831812. This is a very important site in Mt Auburn that has been overlooked. Her husband, Rev Fairchild site got created but Mary overlooked. Also, the Timothy Farrar Jr. & Sr. sites. Both of these were prominent attorneys. Thanks for all your help. Richard Happy Upcoming Holidays.
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Nov 16, 2014 6:56 PM
Gary Steigerwalt
Thanks very much!
Thanks very much for locating and photographing the gravesite for Helen Hopekirk Wilson. I have been researching Hopekirk's life and career as a musician for many years. It was fascinating to learn that her final resting place is in the family burial plot of her devoted friend and student Constance Huntington Hall. I had no idea this was the case!
Added by Gary Steigerwalt on Nov 13, 2014 8:37 PM
Leilani
RE: Thank you very much!
Beatiful words that mean a lot to me! I admire your work too, I'm sure lots of families admire you too.
Added by Leilani on Nov 13, 2014 4:25 AM
Cindy H
Warren Blodgett
Sharon,
Thank You very much for the wonderful pictures of the Blodgett family. I noticed you added more than just Warren's photo. Thank you for going the extra mile.
Cindy
Added by Cindy H on Nov 12, 2014 12:24 PM
Leilani
Thank you very much!
Thank you very much for the information you sent me for Lester Bacon's memorial and for the beautiful photos you uploaded. I really appreciate it.
Added by Leilani on Nov 11, 2014 3:22 PM
Neil B (John 3:16)
Emily Kimball's online memorial
Hi Sharon,

Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to visit the cemetery and take the photo of the headstone for this online memorial. Your time and effort is greatly appreciated!
Added by Neil B (John 3:16) on Nov 09, 2014 3:07 PM
Kline Lynch
RE: George & Jennie Fiske
Thank you!! I sent an edit for Jennie's maiden name (Douglas) and to remove her spousal link to my George. Also an add for George's full birth date. I appreciate the help and support!!
Added by Kline Lynch on Nov 09, 2014 2:27 PM
engineer9
Spencer Stranahan grave pix
Thank you so much for the great pictures you provided! The colorful autumn leaves add an element of elegance!
Added by engineer9 on Nov 01, 2014 4:23 PM
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