|Linda Burton Kochanov (#47019931)|
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"We actually don't fear death. We fear that no one will notice our absence, that we will disappear without a trace". (unknown)|
People come to Find a Grave for many reasons; genealogy, curiosity, closure. People volunteer on Find a Grave for many reasons; genealogy, curiosity, closure. Sadly, some are in a contest to see how many memorial pages they can put in, mistakes and all, and they hold tight to those pages they've created even if they aren't related to them at all…for them it's all about the numbers.
My friend, Melinda Fowler, and I started doing this for our own families and then it quickly became something bigger…it was about other people's families. We have gotten such satisfaction out of fulfilling requests and everyone is so grateful. But it is "we" who are grateful for the opportunity to honor your relatives. We're not in this for the count, but for the gratification in connecting relatives and for recognizing the need to say "I WAS HERE".
p.s. I take a lot of random pictures in the Danbury, CT and Westchester County, New York area. If I should happen to run into your family and you would like to take ownership, by all means let me know and it's done. Families should stay together!
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|MShearer||RE: Fannie Koss|
Thanks so much for adding the pictures. It was a big help. If you're ever back in Kensico Cemetery and come across a George Schmitt, 1887-1936, I'd be very interested. He's my first cousin three times removed. His death record says he was buried in "Kensico Cem." I'd like to put up a memorial to him but I want to make sure he's there first.
Added by MShearer on Apr 23, 2015 9:28 PM
Thank you very much for the transfer of his memorial to me. Very much appreciated.
Added by Tony on Feb 25, 2015 1:32 PM
Dear Linda, thank you so much for all of your help with these memorials. I certainly did not expect transfers....but you are very kind and thoughtful! Best wishes!
Added by Ginger on Feb 18, 2015 5:16 PM
|Carole Keeler Wyland||transfer|
Thank you for being so kind as to transfer management of Norman E Diana's memorial. It means so much to his friends and family, and I hope to have them all linked together soon!
|MidwestFolk||RE: Theodore Gay|
You're very welcome. I enjoy trying to help.
I was wondering if I could transfer some of my memorials to you. You and I seem to scout around in the same areas around Danbury and New York, and I just don't have the time to maintain them properly.
Added by KimPS on Jan 23, 2015 2:24 PM
|anne||Dikeman and beyond|
You are ever so kind. Thank you.
Added by anne on Jan 19, 2015 6:35 PM
|anne||Dikeman and beyond|
Thanks for all the transfers. You have done such a nice job on the memorials that you leave little else to do besides link those that haven't already been done. I shall tuck them all into their family and take good care of them. I am a happy Dikeman! Thank you.
Added by anne on Jan 19, 2015 9:44 AM
|Bob Simpson||Wagneor grave at Wooster cemetery.|
Hi Linda - Thank you so much for the information and photograph, your work is really appreciated. Regards from Bob.
|anne||Dikeman / Allen / Selleck|
Why thank you for the transfers......you really didn't need to do that. Most appreciated in any case.
Added by anne on Jan 18, 2015 2:26 PM
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