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Roberta♥ (#47266196)
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♥Honoring those that have gone before us.

A poem that tells why I do this...

The Recording Of A Cemetery
By Thelma Green Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other 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 hollowed 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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Messages left for Roberta♥ (7)[Leave Message]
I want to send you and yours best wishes for a

I also want to thank you for visiting my sister Mars this year and the lovely tokens you so kindly left for her,
it was greatly appreciated

Best wishes from Ireland
Added by Reilly on Dec 18, 2012 3:46 PM
Angel of Flowers
Thank you!
Thank you Roberta for visiting my son Steven's memroial and leaving a lovely token. Y0ur kind gesture is heartfelt and deeply appreciated by me.

Have a Great Day!

Added by Angel of Flowers on Aug 02, 2012 4:48 PM
Maj Gerald Bloomfield, II
Heartfelt thanks for honoring Maj Gerald Bloomfield, II by sponsoring his memorial.
Added by Rosie on Aug 02, 2012 12:47 AM
Elizabeth Reed
Thank you!
Thank you for your generous sponsorships of Robert, Duane and David. That was very kind of you.
Added by Elizabeth Reed on Aug 01, 2012 2:51 PM
Carl F. Johnson
thanks for the flowers you have left for my means alot.

thanks carl
Added by Carl F. Johnson on Jul 19, 2012 6:37 AM
June Slatter
I found June's birthday on Ancestry for you. Aug 30 1918.
Added by KurtWiss on Mar 18, 2012 12:29 PM
Chris Mills
Evora Slatter
You are welcome!
Added by Chris Mills on Mar 10, 2012 2:47 AM

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