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Albert Ledoux (#46511171)
 member for 12 years, 11 months, 21 days
Pamela Hoffman Winkler
Hoffman family
Memorial #131305882 is actually MATHIAS W., not Tobias. Mathias was my great-grandfather. He was born on 12/27/1851 in Loretto and died 1/27/1889 in Loretto. He was married to Josephine Fechter (5/5/1861 - 10/20/1920, both in Loretto). Looks like they ran out of room on the headstone for her entire maiden name, doesn't it. I've been wondering why Josephine was on Find-a-grave, but Mathias wasn't. I zoomed in on the photo of Josephine's headstone and...there he was! They were married on July 15, 1884 in Loretto.

Actually, now that I've typed that all out, would you consider transferring both Mathias and Josephine (#131305985) to me?

Thank you for all the wonderful work you've put into the St. Michael's Cemetery listing. I took my daughter to see Prince Gallitzen's tomb four years ago and we wandered the old part of the cemetery a bit. My great (not sure how many greats at this moment)-grandparents were Hugh McConnell and Elizabeth Walters who were adopted by Father Gallitzen. What an amazing man he was!

Added by Pamela Hoffman Winkler on Oct 29, 2014 2:01 AM

Thank you, I ave not been well enough to get to Blair County in the past few months.

Added by Kat on Oct 28, 2014 3:37 PM

Dennis Rose
Rose Beatrice McCaa Hertzog
thanks for catching my mistake on the name even when the obvious was right in front of me,
thank you also for taking the time to take a photo of the tombstone and post it, I appreciate all that you are doing for Find a Grave and us the people. With your photo i was able to find her husband and link him to her also. you do great work, thanks again Denny

Added by Dennis Rose on Oct 28, 2014 6:24 AM

Margaret McCoy Guegen
Thank you for linking Margaret's parents to her memorial. I really appreciate it!

Added by Kellywpa on Oct 27, 2014 1:49 PM

Alto Reste Burial Park
Thank for the picture. I really appreciate it.

Added by Shelley on Oct 26, 2014 4:33 AM

Ignatius Jaskulski
Would like to manage this one if ok, he was my great grandfather. His wife was Helen Jaskulski

Added by MLV on Oct 24, 2014 1:30 PM

Warren Eastright
Florence M. Olson Archey
Hi again, I have no problem with the delete button. I'm more into a person having a memorial for their future family members.


Added by Warren Eastright on Oct 22, 2014 7:08 PM

Warren Eastright
Edward Nagle
Hi Albert, thanks for the correction on the
correct cemetery.


Added by Warren Eastright on Oct 22, 2014 6:54 PM

Dennis Rose
Geraldine McConnell
Thanks for putting her where she belongs, I think, make sure, i hope i get them where they were supposed to be, That Saint Patrick sure did get around, they should have a day named after him... yea i break myself up sometimes don't mind me. Hope you are doing well, and thanks for all you do for Find a Grave, Denny

Added by Dennis Rose on Oct 22, 2014 4:32 PM

Jack O'Connor
Wrong St. Patricks
Thanks for letting me know about these. I've deleted them and will put them where they belong.


Added by Jack O'Connor on Oct 22, 2014 3:50 PM

Harland Dively Photo
Thanks so much for taking the time to get this picture.

Added by WalT on Oct 21, 2014 1:48 PM

Katherine Doolittle May
Free Family
Dear Father,
I received a message last year where you suggested I correct the name of an "Elizabeth" to match her grave name. I have a photo of the grave stone and it says John and Margaret G. FREE.
You must be referring to another person with the last name Free.
I appreciate the link you provided for John Free in St. Patrick's Cemetery, in Gallitzen.

Do you have access to the Free family sacrament records. Margaret and John Free were my great grandparents. What is the official process of getting a copy of these records considering they are my relatives. It may shed more light on where they were from, and who their parents were. Also, the baptism records of their children; Edward Joseph Free (1878 - 1975)
Bertha Free (1880 - ukn)
Dorothea Anne Free (10 Jul 1887-1966)

Your message to me:
On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 7:30 PM, wrote:


Find A Grave contributor Albert Ledoux has made a suggestion to you regarding your Find A Grave memorial for Elizabeth Free.
Link to memorial:
Link to contributor profile:

Their suggestion:
In light of the lady's name on the tombstone, you might want to change the way you have her listed.

You might also connect her to her husband via the family links.
John: 100514894

Fr. Albert Ledoux, local Catholic pastor

Added by Katherine Doolittle May on Oct 19, 2014 11:57 AM

Tweety Emmett
Grandview Cemetery photo & Future photo's
Hi Albert,

I wanted to ask your permission to copy and publish to my online family tree; the Grandview Cemetery Sign photo, as well as any other cemetery signs or site location? This way I won't keep pestering I will cite them as your photographs.

Thank you.


Added by Tweety Emmett on Oct 17, 2014 11:41 AM

Tweety Emmett
Richland Cemetery photo
Albert thank you.

Added by Tweety Emmett on Oct 17, 2014 10:14 AM

Tweety Emmett
Richland Cemetery photo
Hi Albert,

I was wondering if I could have your permission to publish your photo of Richland Cemetery photo on my public family tree online on I will cite the photograph as yours. Thank you in advance.


Added by Tweety Emmett on Oct 16, 2014 8:36 PM

Janet MacDonald
RE: John J Lacovitch
Father Al: Thank you for "going the extra mile" for this memorial. The relationship for the Lacovitch family is through my husband's family. His grandmother, Ursula was Elizabeth Lachawic's sister. So my mother in law, Freda was Charles's cousin and my husband, Ken, is a second cousin to John and his siblings. Ursula and her husband came to Canada in 1927. Ursula and Emil visited with Elizabeth and Stanley some time in the 1960's in Pennsylvania. Apparently it was the first time the sisters had seen each other since 1913 or maybe earlier. I would love to correspond with Mary, John's widow or a descendant of Elizabeth and Stanley if they are willing. I could send you my contact information via an edit if the family is at all interested. I do not want to intrude on them so if they do not want I understand.

Thank you again for all your help.


Added by Janet MacDonald on Oct 04, 2014 8:10 AM

Janet MacDonald
John J Lacovitch
Thank you once again for transferring John's memorial to me. Thank you for setting the memorial up. I had been looking for him and could not find him. Thank you


Added by Janet MacDonald on Oct 04, 2014 7:06 AM

Janet MacDonald
Robert Shaughanessey
Thank you for transferring his memorial to me.


Added by Janet MacDonald on Oct 01, 2014 8:02 PM

Janet MacDonald
Stanley and Elizabeth Lachawic
Thank you very much for transferring them to me. Thank you for setting up their memorials. It was wonderful to find them.


Added by Janet MacDonald on Oct 01, 2014 7:06 AM

Brian J. Ensley
Evaline Davis

Thank you for taking the time to locate and photograph Evaline's headstone and for all you do to help preserve our area's heritage and history!

Added by Brian J. Ensley on Sep 28, 2014 1:55 AM

Douglas Helman
Peter Helman
Rev. Ledoux
Thanks for finding the cemetery for Peter Helman. I would also like you to transfer the other Helman's you said you found. Thanks so much.
Doug Helman 47602245

Added by Douglas Helman on Sep 26, 2014 7:29 PM

Warren Eastright
Grace Herhei
Thank you for correcting me on the cemetery

Added by Warren Eastright on Sep 26, 2014 5:37 AM

David Laughlin
Quite alright Fr., I was just hoping. Rebecca was my 2nd great-grandmother. Dave

Added by David Laughlin on Sep 19, 2014 5:22 PM

Warren Eastright
Leroy Dell
Thank you Father, you have always been great help to assist me.


Added by Warren Eastright on Sep 14, 2014 7:25 PM

David Laughlin
Sorry Father, I typed my member number as 131136167, but that number is the memorial number for my great grandmother. My member number is 47881454.


Added by David Laughlin on Sep 13, 2014 8:28 AM


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