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Jeff Kontoff (#47573388)
 member for 5 years, 4 months, 4 days
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I began using findagrave primarily to find and memorialize my family members, many of whom I do not even know the place of burial. I also enjoy fulfilling photo requests. Since many other genealogists have similar goals and issues locating family, I have expanded my efforts and have begun adding all the memorials (with grave photos) for the Jewish cemeteries in my local area.

Due to copyright rules, I do not post obituaries. However, if you have one for a memorial I have posted, e-mail it to me and I would be glad to keep it on file to help with researching family members. I do basic genealogical searches to add maiden names, missing birth or death dates, and link parents with children, where possible. In this way, I hope to provide the basics for anyone searching for family.

I will gladly transfer management of any of my memorials to family members (please provide your relationship).

Please use the edit function, if you are providing additional information or corrections for a memorial.

Use of my grave photos is for non-profit purposes only, with proper photo credits to me.
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 • 10,779 Memorials Added
 • 11,768 Memorials Managed
 • 39 Memorials/Week
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Helen Daly
Anna Opielowski Tyburski
Thank you for the correction.
Added by Helen Daly on Dec 02, 2016 8:05 PM
Kathy Krysiak
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
Thank you for taking and posting photos from Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery. Much appreciated!
Added by Kathy Krysiak on Oct 30, 2016 9:32 AM
Joelene Pelski Yates
Thank you for fulfilling my photo request!
Added by Joelene Pelski Yates on Sep 26, 2016 10:19 AM
Larry E-K
Marion Seligman
I photographed her headstone this morning. Next to her was her husband. Do you want to create a memorial and I will upload the photo.

Added by Larry E-K on Aug 26, 2016 11:59 AM
Larry E-K
RE: Sylvia Levy

do you want Max G Levy's memorial. I created it today.

Added by Larry E-K on Aug 12, 2016 2:17 PM
Tom McManus
RE: Mendell photo
You are welcome!
Added by Tom McManus on Aug 02, 2016 6:40 PM
Lynn J. Gauthier
Ruth Leibowitz memorial page

Thank you for the photos you added and for the SAC. However, your gravestone photo shows "Leibowitz" as surname used on monument . I declined your SAC as last name used (see Find A Grave guidelines/help with Find A Grave) should be what is shown on gravestone. I revised her bio to mention "unknown Quist" that apparently was another spouse - though no specifics given in her obit. So far I have not been able to find any further information about that spouse

Best regards
Added by Lynn J. Gauthier on Jun 12, 2016 4:57 PM
RE: Budnick
No idea - It just said New Britain
Added by LindaCh5 on May 28, 2016 11:37 AM
RE: Budnick
No, the only thing that was on the card was "removed to New Britain" I'm going to leave them where they are right now, though we don't have a stone. I checked with JewishGen Burial Records and it says Norwich Hebrew Benevolent - I wonder where they really are!
Added by LindaCh5 on May 19, 2016 3:51 PM
Hi -

I note that you have Alan Edwin Budnick linked to parents - Herman and Esther Budnick - both of whom I found listed in a book as being buried in the Norwich Hebrew Benevolent Association Cemetery in Preston, CT.

I have been working with the caretaker there and she can't find a record for Esther and noted that Herman had been removed to New Britain.
Added by LindaCh5 on May 19, 2016 3:24 PM
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