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Sharon Lavash Hawkins (#47124807)
 member for 7 years, 8 months, 19 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 @-->--Ruth Bursey Lavash
Her parents: William Nelson Bursey
Flora Lillian Bradbury Bursey
Her Grandparents:William Robert Bursey
Mary Brown Bursey
Her Great Grandparents:Stephen Brown
Catherine Porter Brown

My Dad's parents:Raymond Lavash
Ellen Veronica Hynes Lavash
My Dad's Grandparents:Caroline Sampson Lavash
and Ernest Paul Lavash

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.

A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier's family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect. Leaving a penny means you visited. A nickel means that you and the deceased soldier trained at boot camp together. If you served with the soldier, you leave a dime. A quarter is very significant because it means that you were there when that soldier died".

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
I normally photograph the whole family plot if it's more than a single grave & will post those as well.
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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John Cotton Brooks
Sharon, Thanks for beautiful photo and edit on the above site in Mt Auburn. Thanks for calling my attention to this memorial. Hope your New Year is going well & winter leaves us. Richard
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Jan 17, 2017 11:54 PM
C Yocom
Thank you very much!
Thank you for the photographs of the gravestones of Margaret Vantine Briggs and her daughter Hannah.

Carol VanTine Yocom
Added by C Yocom on Jan 16, 2017 4:47 PM
RE: Photo's
What would the rest of us do without your dedication.

Added by Saratoga on Jan 16, 2017 4:31 PM
Hi and thanks Sharon, the weather in Boston must be good if you're out taking pictures. Stay warm!

Added by Saratoga on Jan 16, 2017 4:01 PM
Julie Staples
wrong parents
Daniel Carpenter Bacon #96661671 is the son of Eben Bacon #94767908 & Susan G Low #94781489.
Daniel & Mary D are his aunt & uncle. Could you please make this correction.
Julie #47279526
Added by Julie Staples on Jan 04, 2017 7:21 PM
Hi Sharon, thanks for the photo's. Stay warm!

Added by Saratoga on Jan 03, 2017 10:29 AM
Mark Kimball Nichols
RE: Lulu Kimball
Lulu Stacy Kimball was my 1st Cousin 3x removed. I would be pleased to look after her profile.
Added by Mark Kimball Nichols on Jan 02, 2017 12:10 PM
Elbridge Brooks
Thanks Sharon! Hope you have a wonderful New Year!
Added by Saratoga on Dec 30, 2016 9:02 AM
Thank you for your time and effort to fill my photo request.
Added by Karen on Dec 25, 2016 6:15 AM
Michael Collier
RE: Frank Poukstis
Thank you for all of this. I found new family in Boston, my second cousin and we talked about adding his name. I already had the paperwork and she had the work done and she sent me a picture.Cheers
Added by Michael Collier on Dec 12, 2016 7:10 PM
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