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Fran Fasolka, IHM (#47097187)
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You are very much mistaken that memorials formatted with IHM in the last name field are searchable.

Try this simple search:
last name: Bosak
death year: 2017

The search engine returns two results:
Larry F. Bosak
Sr. M. Antoinette Bosak

However, the Sister that comes up is not your memorial! It is a second, duplicate memorial created by another Find A Grave member because your memorial is not found by the search engine. Your memorial is sitting out there, invisible to the search engine because it doesn't see the last name as "Bosak", but as "Bosak, IHM". There is a distinct difference in terms of data processing.

Did you open the two memorials I sent you earlier, as if you were going to edit them? You would have seen that one of the memorials has IHM in the suffix field, and the other has IHM as part of the last name field.

Until you look at these examples, you will not understand the problem. You may think you are not using the suffix field, but that is where the IHM is ending up most of the time. Are you using a spreadsheet to submit these? Perhaps that is creating the problem.

If I had an email address for you I could send screenshots of what I am seeing.
Added by Chris on Mar 10, 2017 2:05 PM
RE: errors
I've not explained this well.

Look at these two memorials, in "Edit" mode:

Sr M. Virgilius Bohan, IHM

Sr M. Antoinette Bosak, IHM

The first one has IHM in the suffix field.

The second one has IHM in the last name field.

The second type are problematic because they cannot be found by the search engine. Searching for "Bosak" as the last name does not return your memorial. It does, however, return a duplicate memorial which was created because yours was not found.

Added by Chris on Mar 10, 2017 11:24 AM
Hello - I have, today, submitted edits to remove "IHM" from the last name field for a number of your memorials. It seems this was mistakenly placed in the last name field, which renders the memorial unsearchable. To the search engine the last name might as well be Fasolka XYZ. I'm thinking these were originally submitted via spreadsheet; there is currently no way to move IHM to the suffix field like you have it on other memorials. The best you can do is have it mentioned in the bio area. Thanks.
Added by Chris on Mar 10, 2017 9:32 AM
Sr. M. Rosarium Collins

Would you be able to tell me if Sr. Collins served at St. John's in Pittston in the late 1930s-early 1940s. I think she may be the daughter of John J. Collins and Margaret McDonough of Carbondale, PA.

Thank you.
Added by sjstitzer on Feb 26, 2017 9:42 PM
Sr. M. Rosarium
Added by sjstitzer on Feb 26, 2017 9:38 PM
The Navigator
Sr. M. Ursulina Shaughnessy, IHM

Thank you for considering my request. I know Sister Ursulina will be in safe keeping with you. I will check through my records for additional information.

God Bless You,
Added by The Navigator on Oct 06, 2014 8:45 AM
The Navigator
Sr. M. Ursulina Shaughnessy, IHM

Would it be possible for you to transfer the memorial of Sr. M. Ursulina Shaughnessy, IHM to me. She is buried in St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania.

Sister Ursulina is my 1st cousin, twice removed. I would love to add her to the memorials I have for the rest of our family. Thank you for your consideration.

Thank You,
Added by The Navigator on Oct 03, 2014 7:58 PM
Jack O
RE: Missing names
Thank you very much for your help.

Added by Jack O on Aug 11, 2014 10:40 AM
Jack O
Missing names
Hi Sister Fran:
First thank you for the great memorials youíve placed at St. Catherineís Cemetery.
I have two 3rd cousins who were members of IHM., Sr. M. Franceline (Bernadine) Krug and Sr. M. Hermine Krug. I have two female members of the Krug family that Iím trying to connect in my tree and Iím hoping you can solve one of my problems by letting me know the given name for Sr. Hermine. I think Iíve narrowed it down to either Rose or Verna Krug.
Thanks for your help.
Jack OíConnor
Added by Jack O on Aug 09, 2014 7:26 AM
Row Walker
Sr Bernadette Marie Zaytoun
Deleted mine. Glad there were two who thought to enter her.

God bless.

Added by Row Walker on Apr 28, 2014 8:35 PM
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