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Linda Burton Kochanov (#47019931)
 member for 8 years, 4 months, 3 days
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Bio Photo "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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Sarah Bach
Thank you
I was so touched by your bio because it magnified how I truly feel the purpose of remembering those that have passed before us. Thank you for your time and effort. I happened to see your profile as I was discovering distant Foshay relatives buried in Danbury cemeteries.
Added by Sarah Bach on Oct 14, 2016 2:43 PM
Christopher Ware
photo requests in Center Cemetery
Thank you for the photos!
Added by Christopher Ware on Oct 11, 2016 4:33 PM
RE: Roshka transfers...
Thank you!

You have been extremely kind. I know his memorial is in great care.

Take care,

Added by K on Sep 23, 2016 6:43 AM
Roshka transfers...

I hope you don't mind that I transferred over Paul Roshka into your care. You accepted other members of his family and I wanted to keep them together under your care.

If you can't or don't want to keep his memorial, feel free to transfer his memorial back into my care.

Thank you!

Added by K on Sep 22, 2016 8:21 PM
John Fairbank Bacon
Thank you so much, Linda, for taking and posting the headstone of my great grandfather! You are truly an angel on earth.
Added by Christina on Sep 19, 2016 6:55 AM
Mark Holmes
RE: Picture for Henry
Yes, you can go ahead and transfer if you wish. Thanks very much.
Added by Mark Holmes on Sep 18, 2016 3:06 PM
Henry Bliss
Thank you! The picture is fine, slightly blurry but perfectly legible, no need for a return trip.
Added by Gamaliel on Sep 17, 2016 3:48 PM
David Slade
RE: Thank you so much for the pictures
The family name was Randall:
Paul King and Katharine Patteson Randall
Katharine Randall
Paul King Randall
E Maynard and Holley Randall Smith

Added by David Slade on Sep 17, 2016 2:24 PM
David Slade
Thank you so much for the pictures
I really appreciate the pictures that you have attached. I see that you did it for the whole family.
Added by David Slade on Sep 17, 2016 1:43 PM
Kim McCollom
Leggett gravestones - thanks so much!
Dear Linda,

Thank you so much for the fabulous photos of Susan A. Leggett's grave site. They came at the perfect time as I am finalizing a book for my father and uncle about our family.

I really enjoyed the 3 different photos - great persoective!

Really appreciate you taking the time to help me - if you need anything researched in Tennessee, please let me know!

Happy hunting,

Kim McCollom
Added by Kim McCollom on Sep 17, 2016 11:43 AM
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