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Joe Chando (#47476296)
 member for 4 years, 4 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo I started researching my family history after my mother passed away in 2011. Fortunately for me she had everything written down so it gave me a good head start. My wife did not have much on her family so I started looking to see how much I could find on her family.
I found out early on the only way to do this was to walk the entire cemetery and try to link each person back. Doing it this way I was able to find relatives that I wouldn't have been able find otherwise. Family plots give a lot of clues about the family that are not obvious otherwise.
I am happy to add any family information since it makes it easier for others to find the memorial, any bio information should be written so it can be copied over. Please use the edit tab and the Suggest a correction link when sending information or requesting a transfer, it makes it easier and reduces the chance of an error. If you are looking for a response to any questions, please provide an email address.

Any gravestone pictures I've posted may be used for non-commercial use, family trees, Ancestry, etc. Credit should be noted with the picture.

On Bio's MCOI is short for Morning Call Obituary Index. EEOI is short for Easton Express Obituary Index. PADI is short for Pennsylvania Department of Health Death Index.

Cemetery's Photographed:
Riegelsville Union Cemetery, Riegelsville 2011
Allen Union Cemetery, Northampton 2012
Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery, Northampton 2012
Saint Johns Catholic Cemetery, Northampton 2013
Assumption of Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Northampton 2013
Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Alpha, NJ. 2013
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery, Northampton 2013
Fairview Cemetery, Northampton 2013
Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cemetery, North Catasauqua 2014
Saint Andrews Cemetery, North Catasauqua 2014
Saint Lawrence the Martyr Calvary Cemetery, North Catasauqua 2014
Saint Lawrence the Martyr's RC Church Cemetery, North Catasauqua 2014
Gethsemane Cemetery of Saint Mary's, Catasauqua 2014
Fairview Cemetery, West Catasauqua (76% Photographed) Sections 1 - 11.
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Carrie Campbell
Horatius W. Shiner
Joe, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you but I was up in Bethlehem for some days and did not get to email till I was back home. Will contact Find A Grave about transferring the other memorial created by F. Otto for Horatius who is my second cousin and then will move all the info and delete mine. Carrie C.
Added by Carrie Campbell on Aug 27, 2015 6:53 AM
Tracey Christman
Thank you for fixing my mother's memorial info. I apologize for coming across so harshly. I was not understanding of what this site was trying to accomplish. I understand now. I have joined and will place my own family photos. Thank you.
Added by Tracey Christman on Aug 21, 2015 1:17 AM
E Finn
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Hello, Joe,
The information and the wonderful photos you have posted are truly a gift to the many you will never know! Very selfless. Thank you very much.

You have worked in many cemeteries in the Lehigh Valley. I am wondering if the old Holy Sepulchre or now called Sacred Heart Cemetery in Fullerton/Allentown is on your list of future projects?
Just wondering and hoping.
Added by E Finn on Aug 05, 2015 3:49 PM
E M Court
Thank you
Thanks Joe for the great photos, especially the ones at Holy Trinity.
Added by E M Court on Jul 02, 2015 8:51 AM
Ty so much for the headstone photo of Elizabeth Shinton! :)
Added by Rhawn on Jun 20, 2015 5:22 PM
Carol Hermann
Royal G Heintzelman
Thank you for creating and updating Royal G. Heintzelman's memorial. I appreciate the addition of the links to his parents.

All the best,

Carol Hermann
Added by Carol Hermann on Jun 11, 2015 6:59 AM
Mother's grave
How do I go about having my mother's grave removed from this site? None of her children, myself included, gave permission to have this listed here and we would like to have it removed.
Added by Sue on Jun 05, 2015 8:18 PM
Jerome Rosenthal
Joseph Tukovits

Good evening on Find A Grave Memorial# 93848124, for Joe Tukovits, the headstone had wife's name of Darlene C, there is plant in front so unable to see if there are dates.

Can you advise me if there is any dates listed.


Added by Jerome Rosenthal on May 02, 2015 6:29 PM
Jerome Rosenthal
Joseph Tukovits

Good evening, was checking find a grave for the above relative of mine Memorial 100644989.

I know you entered date of birth based on headstone, but who ever gave information was off by 2 years Joseph was born in 1889.

I have transcription of Moschendorf Church records for birth.

Passing this information on to you and thanks so much for the wonderful photo's you have taken.

Jerome Rosenthal
Added by Jerome Rosenthal on May 01, 2015 5:54 PM
info on Anna scherer wacko
Hi I would like to know how you can about the information on who Anna Scherer Wasko
parents were
Added by S K on Apr 16, 2015 9:26 PM
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