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Roseanne Kocinski-Fowler (#46893887)
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Bio Photo Still living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where most of my ancestors have lived. My passion for genealogy drives me to help others find their roots. Please feel free to contact me whether family or genealogy searcher.
In 2007 when searching for Kocinski headstones, I decided to document old cemeteries on the South Side of Pittsburgh. Below are the current list of cemeteries I have completely documented.
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St. Adalbert's Cemetery on Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, Carrick, Pennsylvania started May 2007 and finished November 2007.
--Maps of my 'descriptive' location within the cemetery is included as one of the photo on St Adalbert's Cemetery main page.
--Deaths after May 2007, may not be listed.
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St Josephat's Cemetery on Glass Run Road, Pittsburgh (Baldwin), Pennsylvania started April 2009 and finished May 2009.
--Maps of my 'descriptive' location within the cemetery is included as one of the photo on St Josephat's Cemetery main page.
--Deaths after April 2009 may not be listed.
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Loretto Cemetery on Devlin Street, Pittsburgh, South Side, Pennsylvania started in May 2009 and finished August 2009.

Story from contributor Phyllis Seaman-Eckert about her aunt who died at age 2 and burial location:
There are graves down over the hill at the 1st part of the circle. Apparently, many children were buried down there. In fact, we were always able to locate her grave because it was near a rather large above-ground structure for a Spanish or Mexican child.

--Maps of my 'descriptive' location within the cemetery is included as one of the photo on St Josephat's Cemetery main page.
--Deaths after August 2009 may not be listed.
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St Peter's Cemetery on Arlington Avenue, Pittsburgh, Mt Oliver, Pennsylvania started in August 2009 and finished September 2009.

--Maps of my 'descriptive' location within the cemetery is included as one of the photo on St Peter's Cemetery main page.
--Deaths after September 2009 may not be listed.
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St Michael's Cemetery on 18th Street, Pittsburgh, South Side Pennsylvania started in September 2009 and not finished

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Granddaughters
Michael Jozwiak
Roseanne,

I just read the info regarding Michael Jozwiak (29 Sep 1879 - 28 Jun 1930) that was from Terry Weeks. Please remove this information until the correct information is discussed, as it is incorrect and disgraces the memory of my great grandfather, Michael Jozwiak, who was only married to Josephine Klejbach Jozwiak Kudla. There was another Michael Jozwiak who was living during that same time, and I believe that Terry Weeks has confused the two men. If you can have Terry contact me, I believe we can correct the matter.

Thank you in advance, and you or Terry may contact me via ancestry.com under the name My_Family_Finder, or my personal e-mail: phfui@aol.com.

Kindest regards,
Carol Sommers Shulman
Added by Granddaughters on Apr 26, 2017 10:23 AM
Connie Biser
RE: Frank & Lydia Cerchiaro
Thanks for adding the name of the cemetery.
Added by Connie Biser on Apr 23, 2017 12:04 PM
Connie Biser
Frank & Lydia Cerchiaro
HI, I did add the pictures of the gravestones for Frank & Lydia, but I think you have to add them to Mt. Hope Cemetery in Pittsburgh. I Can't.
Thanks, Connie
Added by Connie Biser on Apr 22, 2017 5:09 AM
Connie Biser
Frank & Lydia Cerchiaro
Hi Roseanne,
I have been adding gravestone pictures to people buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa (Penn Hills)off Frankstown Rd. I took the pictures of the gravestones of Frank #135596054 and Lydia #135596117 Cerchiaro. You would need to add them into this cemetery since you made their memorials.
Sincerely, Connie
Added by Connie Biser on Apr 21, 2017 2:32 PM
Marge & Bob
RE: George Wilson Stilts
Thank you very much now he is where he belongs
Marge
Added by Marge & Bob on Apr 13, 2017 7:23 PM
Catherine Farrell
JOSEPH LANG
OBITUARY OF JOSEPH LANG

THE DAILY NEWS, McKeesport, PA. FRIDAY EVENING, OCT. 16, 1931 - Gotten from McKEESPORT HERITAGE CENTER, McKeesport, PA

JOSEPH LANG- JOSEPH LANG, 67, of 1240 Broadway, East McKeesport, died yesterday morning at 7 o'clock at the McKeesport Hospital following a heart attack. He was born in Germany on March 11, 1864 and had lived in this vicinity for the last 47 years. He was a member of the St. Aloysius Church in Wilmerding and a member of that Fraternal Aid Union.

Besides his widow, MRS. ELIZABETH LANG, he is survived by a daughter, ANNA and by five sons, FRANK, JOSEPH, JR.; GEORGE, JOHN and LAWRENCE LANG all of East McKeesport; by six grandchildren; also by a sister, MRS. K. EIZENHAFER of McKeesport.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock from St. Aloysius Church, Wilmerding, with interment taking place at St. Joseph's Cemetery. (NOTE: St. Joseph Cemetery is in N. Versailles, Pa.)
Added by Catherine Farrell on Apr 13, 2017 1:20 PM
Marge & Bob
George Wilson Stilts
I see where you have placed George Wilson Stilts 58121951 at the East Union-McCartney Cemetery Dilltown Indiana County Pennsylvania, USA

The picture I took was at Mount Pisgah Cemetery Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA with his wife 58121959
His father Henry Stilts 133511722 is at the East Union-McCartney Cemetery Dilltown Indiana County Pennsylvania, USA NOT George
If I can help more you can contact me
Marge
Added by Marge & Bob on Apr 11, 2017 7:55 PM
Dennis Mersky
Memorial Duplication

In doing some research for our family, I have been trying to figure out some mysteries surrounding a great aunt, Josephine Wisniewski. There are two memorials at St. Stanislaus, both added by you, and I think you may have accidentally duplicated something.

In 2010, you added memorial #48573878 for Jozefa Wisniewski, who died on March 16, 1935. (This is in the section where many of St. Stanislaus Kostka's records were lost; you entered the plot as Row 18 north, stone 3. I know that it's a marker shaped like a cross). In 2017, you added memorial #175171530 for Josephine Wisniewski, who died March 16, 1935. I was confused by the duplication on Find A Grave because I could find no record for this grave in the burial records online for the Diocese of Pittburgh. So I called the cemetery office and they confired that St. Stanislaus has no record of a grave for Josephine Wisniewski, only one for Jozefa. I believe you may have mistakenly added the information for the second grave from the death certificate, not from information copied from an actual headstone. I'm sure you know there's often a discrepancy between the information on an old death certificate and the headstone placed on the grave.

Please correct the duplication as soon as possible, and thank you for your help.
Added by Dennis Mersky on Apr 10, 2017 11:00 AM
Brian J. Wilds
Matthew and Elizabeth Sidlo Gall
Thank you for the transfers. Greatly appreciated! :)

~ BJW
Added by Brian J. Wilds on Apr 09, 2017 4:02 AM
Catherine Farrell
addition to JOSEPH McELHINNY
TO JOSEPH A. McELHINNY
JOSEPH was born March 19, 1873 and died Dec. 2, 1952. Married CATHERINE M. SCHWEITZER who was born March 22, 1875 and died April 1, 1958.

Add another child of JOSEPH & CATHERINE'S.

HELEN R. McELHINNY
She was born Jan. 27, 1911 in Lincoln Place, Mifflin Twp., Pa. She died Dec. 14, 1996 at St. Joseph Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia. She married WILBERT T. (ITTIE)HUEMME. WILBERT was born July 21, 1904 Greenock, Pa. He died Dec. 21, 1991. Moved to W. VA in 1937.
Added by Catherine Farrell on Apr 06, 2017 11:50 AM
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