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Paul Di Troia (#144243)
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Cemeteries have been an interest of mine for as long as I can remember. I actually can't take all the credit here, my wife not only understands what I've been trying to do, but she herself has spent many afternoons and weekends cataloging graveyards with me. I have received a lot of emails from people thanking us for the work we're all doing here and asking for more info.

As an side note, I am not related to 99% of the people here so unfortunately cannot provide any additional information about the person or the family other than what I have obtained from the grave site.
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Daphne Manuel
Elmwood Cemetery, River Grove, IL
I note you have located the burial spot for my 1st cousin, Joy Vanda Castic and her husband, William A. She told me that there was a family burial plot where he was already buried and where she expecte to be. Stated that her parents, Earl and Muriel Vanda were already there along with an infant son who died in 1931 and our grandparents, Phillip and Minnie Mitrinka and assorted relatives from her mother's side (Sanford) I am 85 and able to travel only limitedly and want to locate Joys parents, brother, grandmother and step-grandfather. Travel being an almost impossibility, I wrote to the cemetery office requesting to know if these people were buried there and if possible, a map of the grounds showing where the plot in question was located. Even sent them $10.00 for their trouble but never had a response nor was my money returned. I'd really appreciate it if the next time you are in Elmwood Cemetery, if you could help me locate these people so I can pass it on to my children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Thanks so much. I have birth and death dates if they would be of any help and will be glad to send them along if you need them. At 85 that much travel is beyond my capabilities to do this myself.
Added by Daphne Manuel on Oct 15, 2014 2:31 PM
Amy P Ganci
Amy was my g-aunt. I would like to have her transferred to me, please. Thank you, BJ
Added by Shoe142 on Sep 29, 2014 4:26 AM
Edward Gane
Calary Cem.
Memorial# 5200983, Memorial# 5200985 may actually be in the Calvary Cemetary in Media, Delaware County.
Edward V. 1886-1946, Sarah B. 1882-1943
Added by Edward Gane on Jun 28, 2014 6:24 PM
Jim Carroll
I created duplicate memorials
It was a simple error; everyone else (starting with # 130623088), who remained in Chester area was buried in St. Michaels or Immaculate Heart. As I entered three generations of family members, I penciled in # 130781577 (your # 5201694) and # 131738793 (your # 5201695) into St. Michaels and continued to search for obit confirmation. I was shocked to find they are in Calvary; I had no reason to look there.

Please consider transferring your submissions to me. I'll transfer my data to yours and delete my memorials. Thank you.
Added by Jim Carroll on Jun 24, 2014 6:33 AM
RE: Rachel Laird
Thank you for sharing your memory. I remember the cold night of the wake as well. Standing outside for a very long time without a coat. I still vividly recall the emotional service, how I could hardly sing, and the huge number of Bradley and Conant (?) students as well. Also, how no one wanted to leave the grave side.

The Bradley Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega still performs service in her honor every year. Some students have attended the annual walk.

Thanks for letting me manage this and for putting it online for everyone to see. Blessings to you!

Added by Ace on Jan 29, 2014 8:22 PM
Jerry Simmons
Howell Lewis Shay death year
... is incorrect on the memorial. The gravestone confirms his death date as Aug. 18, 1975. Can you make this correction? Thanks, Jerry Simmons
Added by Jerry Simmons on Jun 19, 2012 8:12 AM
Joan Pacitti
Joan W. McCandless' memorial
Hi: My name is Joan Pacitti. I entered Lawrence McCandless' memorial back in 2004. His son contacted me and gave me additional information on his father and mother.
Since you added his mother, I thought you might want to know that she passed away in Clifton Heights, Delaware County, Pa.
Joan Pacitti
Added by Joan Pacitti on Feb 02, 2012 7:58 PM
Priscilla Woodruff #4100855
Please note, obit added; actual death date is 8-3-1951; wife of the late James Ralph; Born in Mahoney City Pa
Added by Joz on Jan 20, 2012 8:27 PM
Sarah E Griswold
Actual death date is 7-2-1937; obit is attached.
Added by Joz on Jan 16, 2012 8:24 PM
Megan Annand
RE: More Annands in Media
Hi Paul,

Here are the numbers for the Annands in Media Cemetery. Thanks for filling in the information and for preparing these notes to begin with!

James Annand 4102522 was the husband of

Jane Annand 4102523

they were the parents of
Jean Annand 4102525 and
Crissy Annand 4102524 and
Fred Annand 4102526 and
James I 4102527

Megan B. Annand
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Added by Megan Annand on Jan 12, 2012 8:08 PM
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