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Louis M. (#46599444)
 member for 12 years, 10 months, 10 days
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Bio Photo 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 ~

Louis DuMort

I miss Chris and Martha with all my heart.
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 • 583 Memorials Added
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Messages left for Louis M. (2440)[Leave Message]
Love Always, Renee
Tom Hayden
It always makes me smile when I see you as the person who created the memorial page that I am visiting.
Added by Love Always, Renee on Oct 24, 2016 2:39 PM
Memorial 170931141
Hey Mr. L

check out this family plot. It is the family of Vera Wang
Added by Romper90069 on Oct 20, 2016 11:07 PM
I just read what the famous button is. However, I created the memorials before I knew they were famous. No way to go back and do it again.
Added by Romper90069 on Oct 19, 2016 12:31 PM
Nia Imani-Diarra
RE: Thomas Mikal Ford
At Piedmont Newnan Hospital, the national news calls every town within 50 miles of here, Atlanta
I actually LIVE in Atlanta and I am a nurse
Added by Nia Imani-Diarra on Oct 14, 2016 10:12 AM
Nia Imani-Diarra
Thomas Mikal Ford
Hi Louis

Just FYI Tommy died in Newnan GA, Coweta county
not Atlanta. Thanks for all your fantastic memorials!
Added by Nia Imani-Diarra on Oct 14, 2016 10:04 AM
Robert Mahoney
RE: Clyde Grimes Jr
I did a little searching and found this Go Fund Me page set up by his family. Clyde has been in a recovery program for a few years and they only say that he did unexpectedly.

None the less, good work and thanks for making the page.
Added by Robert Mahoney on Aug 30, 2016 8:45 AM
Pat Summitt grave
Will there be anymore photos taken of Coach Summitt's grave? It has been two months and I'm sure there may be a stone there by now. Please update her grave and it's progress. I live several hours away from Clarksville and Find a Grave is the only way to see her grave as it gets a stone..I'm really interested in what they put on her stone..I love Coach Summitt, and the Lady Vols! Thank you for all the good work!
Added by Donniedem on Aug 30, 2016 8:05 AM
Abby Kay
Jeanne Martin
Thanks for the bio. As usual, they are very detailed and interesting. By all accounts she was a fine lady. One possible error, though. Claudia Martin was her stepdaughter . Her daughter with Dean was Gina.
Keep up the stellar work!
Added by Abby Kay on Aug 29, 2016 4:53 AM
Love Always, Renee
Thank you for doing a great job on Jeanne Martin's memorial page. I was happy to find the link to Betty McDonald Martin, and I sponsored her memorial with the credit I have from Jeanne's memorial.
Added by Love Always, Renee on Aug 28, 2016 6:46 PM
Love Always, Renee
RE: FYI, Jeanne Biegger Martin, died today
Thanks for replying. I went ahead and sponsored the memorial. I always wanted to meet Jeanne Martin because I am a Dean Martin fan. I day dreamed about having coffee with her and hearing stories about her life. I hope to visit her and Dean's burial sites someday.
Added by Love Always, Renee on Aug 25, 2016 6:02 AM
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