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Linda Burton Kochanov (#47019931)
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Bio Photo "We actually don't fear death. We fear that no one will notice our absence, that we will disappear without a trace". (unknown)
People come to Find a Grave for many reasons; genealogy, curiosity, closure. People volunteer on Find a Grave for many reasons; genealogy, curiosity, closure. Sadly, some are in a contest to see how many memorial pages they can put in, mistakes and all, and they hold tight to those pages they've created even if they aren't related to them at all…for them it's all about the numbers.
My friend, Melinda Fowler, and I started doing this for our own families and then it quickly became something bigger…it was about other people's families. We have gotten such satisfaction out of fulfilling requests and everyone is so grateful. But it is "we" who are grateful for the opportunity to honor your relatives. We're not in this for the count, but for the gratification in connecting relatives and for recognizing the need to say "I WAS HERE".
p.s. I take a lot of random pictures in the Danbury, CT and Westchester County, New York area. If I should happen to run into your family and you would like to take ownership, by all means let me know and it's done. Families should stay together!
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AnnieSings
RE: Sister Mary Austin in St. Mary's in Bethel
Thank you, Linda! Annie
Added by AnnieSings on Jun 18, 2016 8:46 PM
AnnieSings
Sister Mary Austin Austin, SSND
Thank you so much! Annie
Added by AnnieSings on Jun 17, 2016 7:02 PM
GENEALOGYLOVE
Mary A Shepard Weeks online memorial photograph
Thank you for honoring the request and adding your photograph to her memorial. Thanks for your help,
Added by GENEALOGYLOVE on Jun 13, 2016 6:23 AM
macso
RE: I remember now
You're very welcome. I, too, have several senior moments a day. Chris
Added by macso on Jun 05, 2016 1:45 PM
No Guts, No Glory
RE: William Kenny of Connecticut
Found the photo at a flea market for $1.00.

Interesting

Dave
Added by No Guts, No Glory on Jun 03, 2016 11:57 AM
AnitaKilburnPowers
Brewster
Thank you for photographing and posting a photo of Charles and Mary Ann (Van Winkle) Brewster's grave stone.
Added by AnitaKilburnPowers on Jun 03, 2016 8:37 AM
No Guts, No Glory
RE: William Kenny of Connecticut
great...i have photos to add

dave
Added by No Guts, No Glory on Jun 02, 2016 12:34 PM
J Ferry
Stephen Barnum
Thanks so much for the great photos of the gravestones in the Barnum plot!!!!!!
Added by J Ferry on May 29, 2016 5:40 AM
Gary Essary
RE: the Esrays of Kensico
These Esrays are so distantly related to me, I think they are better served if you keep them. Thank you for erecting their memorials.
Added by Gary Essary on May 19, 2016 2:45 PM
Robert Boehm Rathbun
120028707 Hilda Boehm Walsh
Thank you for posting the picture of my aunt and uncle's marker! Rob Rathbun
Added by Robert Boehm Rathbun on May 15, 2016 6:16 PM
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