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Sharon Lavash Hawkins (#47124807)
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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
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I normally photograph the whole family plot if it's more than a single grave & will post those as well.
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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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Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Frederick Weber Canfield
Thanks for obit--it has been posted. R.
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Feb 12, 2017 12:54 AM
Grand Army of the Republic
Muriel V. Sibell
Hi Sharon, You say to me that Muriel V. Sibell married Ferris Greenslet on 26 Oct 1945. Do you have a document for this? I have Greenslet wife's name as Ella S. Greenslet. This Findagrave memorial is what I could find for a Muriel V. Sibell who married a Francis Wolle, #8711106. Best regards, Karl
Added by Grand Army of the Republi... on Feb 11, 2017 5:29 PM
Saratoga
Pictures Gardner and Frothingham
Thanks for adding the photo's Sharon. Hope all is well with you.

John
Added by Saratoga on Jan 30, 2017 5:08 PM
Linda L
Thomas Heald
Hi Sharon,

I just discovered that you had found the plot where Thomas is buried. Bummer, there was no headstone. He is a mystery and with the bio, I have tried to find his parents. No success yet. Thank you SO much for your help finding his resting place!! Linda L.
Added by Linda L on Jan 27, 2017 5:35 PM
Nancy & Rich Remling
Farnham Family
Thanks so much for the photos!
Added by Nancy & Rich Remling on Jan 26, 2017 7:13 AM
Saratoga
Pictures
Thanks Sharon, I'll keep an eye out for the edits and then the photo's. Thanks in advance.

John
Added by Saratoga on Jan 25, 2017 10:30 AM
Terry Heller
Mary Sabra Parsons

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73235328

That is the link to the find a grave page for Mary Sabra's father. There you'll find links to other members of her family.
Added by Terry Heller on Jan 22, 2017 9:03 AM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
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
Saratoga
RE: Photo's
What would the rest of us do without your dedication.

John
Added by Saratoga on Jan 16, 2017 4:31 PM
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