Born in Queens, NY but raised in Hollywood, FL by parents seeking a better life. A college degree in Anthropology, and participated in several archeological excavations. Involved in many organizations and causes - including, but not limited to: human rights, historic preservation, women's rights, LGBT rights and AIDS advocacy. For a period of time, active in local & states politics and was a delegate at at a National Convention nominating a president. Founded the Stonewall Library & Archives in Fort Lauderdale. Worked for Cunard, a British passenger ship co. for several years, and sailed around the world. A member of the British Royal Merchant Navy (but a proud citizen of the USA!)Now I enjoy travel and have visited nearly 90 countries on 6 continents. Recent travels have taken me to Asia mainly: India, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, etc.
I'm working as a uniformed patrol officer at the University of Pennsylvania.
Currently a major pre-occupation of mine is restoring my 115 year old Victorian home in an historic neighborhood in Philadelphia; it is a "white elephant" with three floors, six bedrooms, and has stained glass windows, fireplaces, pocket doors, etc.
Internments include mother (Ray Silber), father (Abraham Silber) - both in Miami-Dade, Florida; my best friend, Carmen Lewis in Philadelphia, PA.
RE: Rachel & Phoebe When you can please visit and leave flowers for my memorials added. Everyone has a story. Gina was a friend of mine Paul I meet at motorsports & car shows Andy was an announcer at our local TV station Connie was a friend of a friend Terri I saw 3 days before she died Thank you and you need me to flower someone for you just let me know
Peter George Doyle Hi Buddy! Thank You Soo Very Much For My 1st cousin 4x removed Memorial! I'm so excited to see so many leave notes for him! I'm Very Proud To be Related to him! His mother Catherine Nash Doyle is sister to my 3rd Greatgranpa Michael who is mentioned by Whitman as being close friends, a tid bit is Francis, Pete's brother always lived in DC & fought for the Union,(Brother Against Brother) Also during that time their Father Peter Doyle Sr working at Tredegar Ironworks in Richmond Virginia was attacked & almost killed then the family said he Left to go to New York to find work & never Heard from again. so anyways then Francis became a Police Officer in DC & was the First Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty 29 Dec 1871.. Thanks Again!
Thank you for the message on my mothers memorial. There are many people who knew my mom who I have either lost touch with or simply cannot remember. I haven't checked up on this site for many years, sorry I didn't respond sooner... I updated my old email address in case you or anyone else who knew my mother Jennie ever wish to reply?
RE: Dear Rev. Dr. Mary Thank you so much for your kind words. It means a lot to me to to receive such encouragement. I know Phillie well. I'm from about 28 miles north right along the river in Lower Bucks County. Thanks again for writing and may God bless you and yours.
Hebrew Mutual Cem I was able to find this cemetary only after reading this article and following their link to the satellite map http://thecemeterytraveler.blogspot.com/2011/08/abandoned-jewish-cemeteries.html
Basically, it is on a back alley (unnamed), right off 65th Sr (not 63). Also, it now has a caretaker who lives next door & is involved with nearby Mt Moriah Contact her thru her Facebook page "The Haunt of Mount Moriah"