|Louis Mata (#46599444)|
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Taphophilia (a passion and enjoyment of cemeteries) has been my main hobby since the late 1970's when I was a junior in high school. I discovered that cemeteries in and around Los Angeles were the best places to hide from truant officers. It was in these adopted sanctuaries that I began to appreciate my surroundings: the grounds, the headstones, the architecture, the artwork and most importantly, the residents.|
In October of 2010, I founded The Traveling Taphophiles, a group that sets out once a month to visit cemeteries. Our travels have taken us as far as New Orleans. I'm fortunate to have met others that share my hobby and to have forged some great friendships along the way.
Once photos have been posted, feel free to use them as you wish - photo credit isn't necessary.
Happy Graving ~
I miss Chris with all my heart.
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|sem||Thomas Joab Crumley|
Thank you for taking the time to get this photo of my relative's burial location. SEM-SC
Added by sem on Apr 24, 2015 6:21 PM
|Virginian||Thanks for being a Photo Volunteer!|
Thanks for taking the picture of the marker for Lon Lester Reynolds at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, Los Angeles County, California and adding it to Findagrave. Also, thanks for leaving a flower and note on his Memorial.
|Rebeltem||Rose Hills John Darby Photo|
Oh Louis, thank you so very much. He meant a lot to our family for many years.
You are very kind, thank you.
Added by Rebeltem on Apr 23, 2015 11:59 PM
|Linda Stark||Carolyn Stark grave site|
Thank you so much for the photos of Carolyn Stark grave site. Beautiful shots!!!!
Regards, Linda Stark
|Virginia Brown||Marion & Clara Jennings|
You have made my day by taking and posting photos of Marion & Clara's tombstones. I sincerely appreciate this. It means a lot to me.
|Shirley||Dora Pugh Helle|
Louis, Thank you so very much for taking the time to take the nice marker photo for me. It's greatly appreciated.
Shirley from AL
Added by Shirley on Apr 23, 2015 7:13 PM
I'm sorry in the picture it is the first opening on the left.---for Robert Schueller
Added by towetter on Apr 23, 2015 5:35 PM
|towetter||info headstone image|
Dr. Schuller was laid to rest this past Monday April 20, 2015. I have pictures of the gravesite which currently is just flowers. On the picture of Crystal Cathedral the long table?/altar? was were he was supposed to be buried, but Dr. Schuller did not want that. In that same picture he is buried to the left in the second opening. Headstone will probably not be available for 6-8 weeks. Teri
Added by towetter on Apr 23, 2015 5:23 PM
|Michael Cummins||Hearne photos|
Michael in Minneapolis
|Lori East||Barbara Coons|
Thank you so much for the photo of Barbara Coons gravesite. I guess her children didn't get a headstone for her - I'll have to get on them for that!! Thanks again for your time - I really appreciate it.
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