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Eric Speck (#47954289)
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All photos of graves that I have posted were taken by me and may be copied freely and posted on other websites. There is no need to credit me or identify me when they are so used and no need to request permission beforehand. I won't be annoyed if you do anyway, but it really isn't necessary for the grave photos taken by me. Most photos of persons that I have posted were not taken by me. Please check the photo caption to determine the source (most often an obituary).

The photos were taken with a Sony Cybershot camera, which takes 4896x3672 (18M-pixel) images. The original JPG files are 6-7 MB in size. I then use GIMP, an open source image processing program that can be downloaded for free from, to rotate, crop and rescale the images. Usually I set the horizontal resolution to 1200 pixels, sometimes up to 1600 for panoramic scenes. I use a compression "quality" setting of 50 to 70, most often 60 to 65. The resulting picture files are usually 250 to 300 kB, with some up to 400 kB. Limiting the file size to that range allows snappy downloads when opening the image at full resolution.

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Matthew A Connor
You're very welcome for the middle name of Aloysius, I suggested! It looks much better.
Added by Debbie on Sep 30, 2016 1:47 PM
Sam Orlando
Tekla Strekier

Tekla Strekier is one of my maternal 3 great grandmothers. This is my living maternal grandmother's great grandmother. I was wondering if you would be able to transfer management of the memorial to me? Thanks for creating the memorial. I've been trying so long to find information on my maternal grandmother's side of the family without much luck until I did's DNA test.
Added by Sam Orlando on Sep 25, 2016 4:57 PM
O'Connor's and Lacy's
Thanks for adding the edits to the Lacy's and O'Connors for me. They are my family and I love to see the links and complete information appear.
Added by Mother2Many on Sep 19, 2016 10:07 PM
RE: Rolla Damsell
I do not know who Rolla Damsell is. Frances was married to William R. Tolbert on 25 October 1945 in
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware. If I added Rolla as a spouse it was totally an error maybe in typing a wrong number. Sorry about that.
Added by Mother2Many on Sep 19, 2016 10:05 PM
RE: Alexander Dzielak Obituary
Alexander Dzielak obit. was in The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware) on Thursday July 29, 1954.
Added by BJ on Sep 06, 2016 11:04 AM
Linda G
N Pierce Bryson # 108311869
Can you please transfer my family's above memorial to my name. My contributor # is 48636014. Thank you.
Added by Linda G on Sep 03, 2016 1:52 PM
nicolo orsetti
I received your email and have tried to transfer/delete the duplicate for Nicolo Orsetti (#130632175 and #130631372) but ga47 who manages the one site has their messages disabled and I am at a loss for what to do. Yes, they are one and the same and need to be combined. The ga47 site does not have the family information but yours does so anything you can do would be appreciated as it will eliminate any confusion on the part of those researching the Orsetti name. ALSO, I do not want and am unable to manage any sites so please do not transfer any to me.
Thank you for work excellent work and know it is truly appreciated by all!
Added by anonymous on Aug 22, 2016 3:19 AM
Robert Cole
M. Maddelena Quinto DiPace
Thanks for the info. The name was DiPace in Italy but spelled DePace in the US, as in Scott DePace, a great-great grandson who was a director for the Howard Stern Show. Daniel DePace was her son.
Added by Robert Cole on Aug 19, 2016 7:15 PM
Robert Cole
Maria Maddalena Quinto Dipace
Eric, Thanks for creating the record of my Great-Grandmother's grave. I am interested to know your source for the information about her parents, which my mother (her granddaughter) did not have. Thanks. Robert Cole
Added by Robert Cole on Aug 19, 2016 9:00 AM
Robert Hobdell
Lamborns in New Castle County
Thank You Eric! Sorry to hit you with so many edits. Your work provided the trail of bread crumbs needed to tie my boss back to his Lamborn roots. All the Best - Rob Hobdell (also a Lamborn)
Added by Robert Hobdell on Aug 01, 2016 6:57 PM
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