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Jeff Kontoff (#47573388)
 member for 4 years, 10 months, 28 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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Lynn J. Gauthier
Ruth Leibowitz memorial page
Jeff

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
Lynn
Added by Lynn J. Gauthier on Jun 12, 2016 4:57 PM
LindaCh5
RE: Budnick
No idea - It just said New Britain
Added by LindaCh5 on May 28, 2016 11:37 AM
LindaCh5
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
LindaCh5
Budnick
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
tlwehrenberg
Chmura
Thank you for the great photos! Please, keep up the good work.
Added by tlwehrenberg on Mar 10, 2016 12:51 PM
tlwehrenberg
Clark
Thank you for the great photos!
Added by tlwehrenberg on Mar 10, 2016 12:44 PM
tlwehrenberg
Clark
Thank you for the great photos!
Added by tlwehrenberg on Mar 10, 2016 12:43 PM
Dominique Potier
Thomas Pilch # 37824390
Thanks Jeff for your picture . I can't tell if he was Glider Field Artillery 17th Airborne during the WW2 ... if one day you find his obit or more info could you contact me ?

Thanks

Domi
Added by Dominique Potier on Mar 10, 2016 6:07 AM
Frank Jinglewski
Orzechowski
Thanks for the photo Jeff.
Added by Frank Jinglewski on Mar 10, 2016 12:35 AM
Natalie
THanks
Thanks for the Papuga photo!!

Natalie
Added by Natalie on Mar 09, 2016 7:40 PM
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