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Squeak (#47437442)
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Bio Photo UPDATE 2.11.15:

Please be patient as I will try to get to my emails as soon as I can. My father passed away on New Year's Eve and I was gone for a month, so I am a bit behind on things. Thanks for your patience. If you would like to leave flowers on my dad's memorial page, click on my dad's name, David Hernes.

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Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow;
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle Autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush,
Of quiet birds in circled flight;
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry
I am not there, I did not die

~Mary Elizabeth Frye (1932)
Her memorial page is #40647533


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Strangers in the Box
by Pamela A. Harazim

Come, look with me inside this drawer,
In this box I've often seen,
At the pictures, black and white,
Faces proud, still, serene.
I wish I knew the people,
These strangers in the box,
Their names and all their memories
Are lost among my socks.
I wonder what their lives were like.
How did they spend their days?
What about their special times?
I'll never know their ways.
If only someone had taken time
To tell who, what, where, when,
These faces of my heritage
Would come to life again.
Could this become the fate
Of the pictures we take today?
The faces and the memories
Someday to be tossed away?
Make time to save your pictures,
Seize the opportunity when it knocks,
Or someday you and yours could be
The strangers in the box.

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Behold and see as you pass by
As you are now so once was I
As I am now so must you be
Prepare for death and follow me

(Taken from the headstone of my great-great-great-great-great-great uncle, Josephus Benoni Bellamy, whom died in 1777 at age 16)

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The Recording of a Cemetery
by Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hallowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

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The Ancestor

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marble stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder how you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

~ Walter Butler Palmer (1906)
His memorial page is #87759950

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The Final Gift

Scatter me not to the restless winds
nor toss my ashes to the sea.
Remember now those years gone by
when loving gifts I gave to thee.
Remember now the happy times
the family ties we shared.
Don't leave my resting place unmarked
as though you never cared.
Deny me not one final gift
for all who come to see.
A single lasting proof that says I lived,
I loved and you loved me.

~ Rev. D.H. Cramer
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Tom Brocher
Eva Barron at HCCC
Hello again!

I've posted some more photos of Eva's marker in Section D. Row 9, Area 4.

I found the inscription for her on the marker. Have a look to see whether your photos are still needed.

Tom
Added by Tom Brocher on Sep 16, 2017 5:19 PM
Tom Brocher
Anderton's HCCC Sec. 4, Row 4
Hello Squeak!

Say I think I found the marker for the Anderton family buried at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Section D, Row 4.

You had posted a nearby marker for the Barron family, to whom they are related.

Please take a look at all the Anderton's and Meyer's in this section and see if I'm write.

If so, please consider taking off the photos of the Barron marker.

Thank you!

Tom
Added by Tom Brocher on Sep 16, 2017 4:26 PM
tombstoner
James Lake
Thank you, Squeek for the photo of James Lake grave. I appreciate it very much!
Mary
Added by tombstoner on Sep 14, 2017 6:29 PM
Henry Marsh
Memorial # 105246499
Take a look at this memorial. Marker name does not match?
Added by Henry Marsh on Sep 08, 2017 10:44 AM
LORIDA PESTANO
Baby Girl Mendez
Thank you for your efforts in locating this head stone.
Added by LORIDA PESTANO on Sep 07, 2017 5:48 PM
SFLondon
Memorial #112513565
Hello,
This person's location was not listed correctly on the SF genealogy website. I have uploaded a picture with her own name listed and she was located in the other mausoleum . Please remove the incorrect picture.

Thank you.
Added by SFLondon on Sep 05, 2017 9:56 PM
Julie Mc
Nellie O'Leary Murphy # 182306535
Thanks for the edit's Nellie was a cousin of mine however I declined them for the following reasons.

Her 2nd Spouse John Lowney died & was buried in Butte, I have newspaper notices but don't know which cemetery. He died in hospital after a short illness. He is not John Lowry in CA

I did change death date to incl. 7th

I updated her birth per baptism record which says 1883 not 1887 per US death.

cheers,
Julie
Added by Julie Mc on Aug 30, 2017 9:22 AM
Werner Howald
Mrs Willams
Thanks Squeak, looks great.
Werner
Added by Werner Howald on Aug 26, 2017 12:13 AM
AGMB Research
Photo request for Antonio "Tony" Barcelo
Thank you so much for your quick response and the wonderful description of the burial.
Added by AGMB Research on Aug 03, 2017 2:02 PM
Sue L
Mary Bennet
Thank you for the photo. I did not realize there was not a headstone. Thank you again.
Added by Sue L on Jul 27, 2017 11:26 PM
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