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Melissa (Brown) Joyce (#47244132)
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Bio Photo Hi! I'm very interested in genealogy. I enjoying adding information to memorials, especially full names, dates, and links to family members. I try to add obituaries, when and if I have them. I am in the process of adding pictures, obituaries, and information to the Rogers, McCarron, Brown, Ruebenson, Ruebensam, and Galligan pages.
I live in Kendall County, Illinois, and try to get out to local cemeteries to fulfill photo requests and make additions. It is exciting to find ancestors!
I am researching the following surnames on my side: Brown, Ruebenson/Ruebensam/Reabensame/Rebenson, Galligan, McCarron, McCarville, Hanxladen/Hanxleden, Krapf, Kizer, Vitraelli, D'Orazio, DiGarbo, DiFalco, Cicero, Gardos, Peterson, Harper, Riggs, Gullen/Gullin, Goldberger; and the following surnames on my husband's side: Morrison, Joyce, Rogers, McCoy, Myers, Tuntland. Ring, and Grover

***Feel free to utilize my photos for your personal use. When utilizing any of my photos, please give proper credit to myself (Melissa Joyce) and Find A Grave. The following is an example citation: "Headstone: Full Name. Death year. Cemetery name, Cemetery city, cemetery state. Digital Image by Melissa Joyce Findagrave.com Memorial #."

***I am happy to include and/or update information on any of the memorial pages that I maintain, including family links, obituaries, etc. I am also happy to transfer management to family members. If contacting me directly, please include Findagrave in the email subject.
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Constance
Vitarelli family
Hi, I saw your post about there being Vitarelli's in your family line. I am a Vitarelli by birth, my father John W. Vitarelli, son of Paul Vitarelli and Theresa Greene Vitarelli, born in Pittsburgh, PA, settled in Penn Hills,PA and my grandmother died in DuBois, PA where she is buried.

I am interested in finding the origins of the family (as to where they are from in Italy) and possibly the meaning of the name. I know of no others other than my Grandparents, Aunts, and cousins.Are they numerous in New York?

Thanks,
Constance(Vitarelli) Bowen
Added by Constance on Sep 23, 2014 11:44 AM
Alyssa Helen Behr
Bernice Flora Lawyer Rogers
Thanks for the photo clairification. I took the photo of Bernice Olivia Benoit Rogers memorial.
Added by Alyssa Helen Behr on Aug 04, 2014 4:02 PM
Deb McKee
Lisa M Merrimcord Iverson
Hi Melissa,
Thank You so much for taking the time to photograph the grave stone of Lisa. I really appreciate it!

Deb McKee
Michigan, USA
Added by Deb McKee on May 18, 2014 8:57 AM
Gen1
Done

Father: Samuel H. Harper (#39723737)
Mother: Mary (Lehigh) Harper (#39723843)
Added by Gen1 on Apr 23, 2014 3:51 PM
Serena61
Chas. E. Rohrer
Thank you for the transfer.
Added by Serena61 on Mar 19, 2014 5:05 AM
Serena61
RE: Rohrer
Thank you for making the correction. I would be happy to take over the management of this memorial and have other info that could be added.
Thanks again, Bill
Added by Serena61 on Mar 18, 2014 10:12 AM
Jody Gladkowski
Barbara J Tuntland Drake
Links have been made.
Added by Jody Gladkowski on Mar 12, 2014 6:25 PM
C.C.Diamond
ID Military in Westlawn-Hillcrest
We are currently working to identify anyone buried in Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery Omaha NE that has served in the military. If you have a loved one buried there or know of someone, please send us a message. We place flags on the graves for Memorial Day. This project is sponsored by Centennial Masonic Lodge #326.

If you can send us the names, we will be sure to include them on our list to get a flag.

Thank you for the help with this ongoing project.

C.C.Diamond

If you have already received this message, please accept our apologies for the duplicate message.
Added by C.C.Diamond on Mar 02, 2014 11:09 AM
Alyssa Helen Behr
RE: Bernice Lawyer Rogers
Hi Melissa
I've been searching my husbands great great grandmother Lillie Mae Lawyer family. There was this old photo of her with her younger bothers and sisters. The cutline says: "left to right...standing, Bernice Rogers, Harmon Lawyer, Lillie Lawyer Skelton, Fred Lawyer, Elva Boler, Iona Corneleous and Edna Landers. Kneeling: Carl Lawyer, Shelby Lawyer". So then I began doing searches on each of her siblings on RootWeb.com to find their birth and death dates. So then I stared to search Findagrave.com to find there grave stones.

I hope I found the correct Bernice Rogers.

Thanks
Alyssa Behr
Added by Alyssa Helen Behr on Oct 28, 2013 7:33 AM
D Jones
RE: Photo requests
Melissa,

You're very welcome. Happy I could help!

Denise
Added by D Jones on Aug 30, 2013 5:48 PM
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