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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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Born Band Creature
Edward Forenski
Mr.Speck, I am related by marriage to the Forenskis. Carol Forenski Kendrick and Barbara Forenski, whose monuments you also manage, are his daughters.

Thank you for all you do for the site.
Added by Born Band Creature on Jul 25, 2016 12:06 PM
A leaf on the Jenkins/Payne tree
Catherine Elisabetha Deller Zickgraf
Thanks so much for the speedy update!
Added by A leaf on the Jenkins/Pay... on Jul 22, 2016 11:10 PM
Maiorano-Fortugno--Than You's

A very special thank you much appreciated, for transferring my in-laws families.
I can now add in family information on them.
With someone like you doing your research it also helps those of us doing Ancestry lineage on families.

Very Greatful,
Added by TMAIO on Jul 22, 2016 10:02 AM
Maiorano--Fortugno Families

Sorry to bother you again.
Where do you get the personal information on my in-laws and other families you list in Cathedral and All Saints and other cemeteries?

I added pictures to some of the family.
Will you kindly now transfer all the Maiorano's I requested before in All Saints #107118970. 107118971, 10711897 to me?
In Cathedral Cem. Delores is a double as last year I tried to add information to her but couldn't so added in her. Can you kindly remove your listing #109963993 as I have all her family information added to her.
I am despretly working on these people adding in family lineage info.
I appreciate your kind help with my request.
Thelma Maiorano
Added by TMAIO on Jul 14, 2016 5:20 PM
Fortugno-Maiorano Memorials
Hello Eric,

As for the repeated requests, it wasn't my intention to do so. I didn't realize about the duplicates you mention, as I know they cause confusion.
Kindly recheck as I took out the ones you requested.
I will now have to redo all the written info and pictures again it seems.
I have worked with family lineage for aver 45 years, don't want to walk on anyones toes with it.

Thank you
Added by TMAIO on Jul 08, 2016 5:38 PM
Maiorano Memorials
Hello Eric,

Thank you for making the corrections to my in-laws and family on Findagrave. It is very much appreciated.
Can you transfer the memorials of Joseph Vito Maiorano #107118971, Helen Ann Fortugno Maiorano #107118970 and their son Samuel "Sammy" Michael Maiorano #107118972 to me please? My number is 473725251.
I want to do profile write-ups on them.
I was sure I had put them in a while back, as I add some in family in Cathedral Cem.
Keep up your good work. It is important to us people who do genealogy work.

Thelma Maiorano
Added by TMAIO on Jul 06, 2016 9:25 PM
Hello Eric,

The following Memorials are my In-laws and brother-in-law.
Will you kindly transfer them to my name please.

Memorial 107118970 Helen Ann Fortugno Maiorano
Memorial 107118971 Joseph Vito Maiorano
Memorial 107118972 Samuel Michael Maiorano
(Their son)
i would appreciate this and than you. I THOUGHT i HAD DONE THESE A WHILE BACK.

Thelma Maiorano
Added by TMAIO on Jul 05, 2016 9:16 PM
Magdalene Kerspila
Thank you for the photo's hopefully this will help other family members realize that Magdalene was one of Mary Cikoski's sisters the other sister and two brothers remained in lithuania.

I originally asked for this photo Gerri (Scary) Dougan
Added by Scary on Jul 05, 2016 5:36 PM
Grazia Fenza
Thank you for the information about this being the same person as Maria Grazia Fenza. I've deleted Grazia.
Added by Rockieg on Jul 02, 2016 3:32 AM
James Harry Lawrence
Frances & Helen Berry
Eric, thank you so much for the marker photos for my cousin Helen Berry and her husband Francis at West Laurel Hill in Philadelphia. It is truly appreciated. Jim Lawrence
Added by James Harry Lawrence on Jun 28, 2016 6:04 PM
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