Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Russ Pickett (#46575736)
 member for 12 years, 1 month, 20 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo      I enter records here on Find A Grave for two reasons: First to help others find the graves of lost family members and second to remember our War Hero's who have "Given Their All" for our country!



If you'd like me to fix any of the records that I maintain ... please click on the "Edit" button on the top right of the record, click on "Suggest a Correction" ... Enter your note and/or correction and I'll fix them as quickly as possible.

When requesting a transfer use the edit tab on the memorial and follow the below from F-A-G. Or the request will be ignored.

From F-A-G

"Explain your relationship in the request! Any non-direct relatives (aunts, uncles, cousins, etc) are not required to be transferred. Keep in mind that the original contributor may also be related to the memorial and may not make the transfer. Bulk surname requests should not be made."

     I'm currently working on updating and entered Soldiers and Sailors who "Gave Their All" during World War II. To see more on this project please click on my website below...

     I originally started researching my Family Tree when my oldest son, Chris, came home from school one day and said that they had to write up their family tree as a project. This, of course, led me to many cemeteries and I quickly became interested in them also.

     I've always enjoyed history and the two fell together.

     Again, If I've created a record that someone needs deleted (since some families do not want their loved ones on the internet) or that you want me to update please let me know and I'll be glad to update it for you.

It's the SOLDIER,
not the reporter who has given us Freedom of the Press...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the poet, who has given us Freedom of Speech...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the campus organizer, who has given us the Freedom to Demonstrate...

It's the SOLDIER,
not the lawyer, who has given us the Right to a Fair Trial...

It's the SOLDIER who:
SALUTES THE FLAG,
SERVES UNDER THE FLAG
and whose COFFIN IS DRAPED BY THE FLAG.

Father Dennis Edward O'Brien, USMC

 Contact: Leave Public Message
 Website: http://russpickett.com/hi...
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 70,939 Memorials Added
 • 76,244 Memorials Managed
 • 112 Memorials/week
 • 7,454 Photos
 • 109 Photo Requests
 • 26 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 48,953 Virtual Flowers
 • 126 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 90 Famous Bios
 • 32 Fame Ratings
 • 4 Sponsorships
 • 42 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
(00) Maine, WW II Soldier... (358)
(02) Maine, My Additions ... (27)
(04) Soldier's Graves/Mem... (6)
(05) Soldier's Graves/Mem... (44)
(06) Soldier's Graves/Mem... (78)
(07) Soldier's Graves/Mem... (618)
(08) Soldier's Graves/Mem... (245)
(09) Soldier's Graves/Mem... (354)
(10) Soldier's Graves/Mem... (16)
(11) Ranger's Memorial in... (17)
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
Find A Grave Friends
A.J. Marik, Anne , Anne Cady, anonymous, B24CoPilotNiece, Barb Destromp, Beverly G. Kirb..., Bill Southam, CindyS, Corey & Douglas..., Dan Silva, Dave & Joyce Hu..., Diana Tharp, Dominique Potie..., FRH, Geg Martin, Gene Baumwoll C..., James Pratt, Jeff Hall, Jen Snoots, [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
Messages left for Russ Pickett (1313)[Leave Message]
shirley levesque
RE: Lieut Gerard L Roy
Whatever you can find out will be most appreciated. We were never able to establish exactly what happened. One relative said that the plane crashed into a mountain, but that's about all we know.
Added by shirley levesque on Jul 28, 2014 9:10 AM
shirley levesque
RE: Lieut Gerard L Roy
Hi Russ, thanks for replying so promptly. My husband was just one year old when Jerry died. The obit we have says he died in a plane crash in Lyon, France on Feb. 7, 1945. I would assume that "in the line of duty" would probably apply. We will do the photo of the grave stone and (attempt) to upload it on the site. I guess it's best to wait until everything is sorted out. Thanks so much for your interest in this. Shirley Levesque
Added by shirley levesque on Jul 28, 2014 7:33 AM
Cejae Jones
RE: GM1 Leo Orzechowski
Just saw your webpage where you listed my Grandfather. Thank you so much for honoring him in such a special way. I'd also like to take you up on your offer as to managing his Memorial on my page. Not sure how that's done so you'll have to walk me through it. Also how do you request photos of grave markers for folks whose Cemeteries aren't listed. I'm looking for my other Grandfather Alfred A Emmick who was buried at St. Mary's on the Hill in Lancaster. Here's their webpagehttp://wnyroots.tripod.com/index-lan-stmarys-cem.html Thoughts?

Thank you for your time,

Cejae Jones
Added by Cejae Jones on Jul 27, 2014 3:42 PM
Dan Phelan
RE: City of Baltimore ...
Hi Russ, the acknowledgement works for me, thanks! I'm going to keep after many of your 'unknown' locations for servicemen from MD.
Added by Dan Phelan on Jul 27, 2014 5:57 AM
Tim Cook
Recently added from Maine
Andrew P Robinson and
Virgil E Cole
Added by Tim Cook on Jul 26, 2014 4:09 PM
Melvin L. Halterman
MEMORIAL TRANSFER
Thanx for the transfer of the Jack Brinson Royster memorial.
Added by Melvin L. Halterman on Jul 26, 2014 5:27 AM
Pat Johanson
RE: Pvt Henry Bochner
Ah! Monticello! Maybe it is the Monticello Brotherhood Aid Society.
Added by Pat Johanson on Jul 25, 2014 6:52 AM
Pat Johanson
RE: Pvt Henry Bochner
Most of the headstones in the Jewish cemeteries are upright and very tall! What concerns me is the amount of small round top ones I saw yesterday that simply had no face on them. Like they were so old that a face plate of the slate slid off taking all the info. I dont know who has the records. Do you want to call a local funeral director, or should I try sometime?
Added by Pat Johanson on Jul 25, 2014 6:41 AM
oldwolf600
Pvt Chester Arthur Parlin
Thanks for the bio. I enjoy being able to have the info for the memorials. Again, thanks.
Added by oldwolf600 on Jul 24, 2014 9:45 AM
oldwolf600
PFC Robert Noyes
Thanks for the bio. Memorial updated accordingly. Again, Thanks.
Added by oldwolf600 on Jul 24, 2014 9:40 AM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service