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Stephen & Andrea Brangan (#47346301)
 member for 4 years, 1 month, 26 days
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Bio Photo UPDATE from Andrea Brangan
I would like to Thank everyone on Find-A-Grave for everything. I just signed on and see our page is a Memorial Page for Steve. How wonderful! He did most of the work with Find-A-Grave. He pulled up the requests, mapped everything out, found the headstones, and I would take a lot of the pictures and he would post them. We were a team. We both loved gravin'. Steve loved to help people and Find-A-Grave gave him the opportunity to do that. I think it is part of what kept him going. When Steve was diagnosed with cancer he was Stage 4. We didn't know until his hospitalization in August that the life span of someone with his diagnosis was 20 months or less. I am glad they never told him that when he was diagnosed! He survived almost 3 years! He was a fighter I'll tell you! And the love of my life. I don't know how I will go on without him but he wanted me to so I will with the grace of God, prayers, and a good support system. In June we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. We loved the Smokies so we got a cabin for a week. While we were there I arranged to have our vows renewed. Steve told everyone about that. It was so special! And I didn't even think of this - 25 years - silver. But Steve did. He got me the most beautiful antique jewelry box. It was all tarnished and he polished it all up and it is beautiful.
Please continue to keep our family in your prayers and thoughts. Steve was an awesome guy! And he had the best sense of humor! Steve's email is listed as a contact above and I don't have his password to retrieve emails so if anyone wants to email me please feel free to email me at: futley907@hotmail.com
My thanks to everyone! Andrea Brangan
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I am the Spotter and Andrea is the driver! I started working on my genealogy about 11 years ago. In August 2010 a friend told us about Find-A-Grave and we got hooked! I had been diagnosed with colon cancer in Nov. 2009 and am on disability and "gravin" has given me a way to get out of the house, get some exercise, and help people out! We haven't done too bad since we started - to date we have over 2000
headstones we've found for people. I enjoy working with the people I have met at the cemeteries (the ones above ground!) And knowing that we are helping people who otherwise would not be able to get access to photos of their loved ones is great! As for Andrea ~ she has a fulltime job and is limited on the time she can help ~ but she enjoys "gravin" too. It gives us a chance to spend "quality" time together. I had cataract surgery so I am the "Spotter" of the headstones while she is the "Driver" to, from, and around the cemteries.
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Wagondrussel
John S Irwin & Family in Fort Wayne
I wish to thank you and you late husband for posting the marker photos for some of my extended family. God Bles you.
Added by Wagondrussel on Oct 03, 2014 2:42 PM
Linda Brown
Winnifred Double photo
The photo on Winnifred Double's memorial #66352446 is not hers. It is her mothers who was born 1794 died 1872 and is in the same cemetery. Her mothers name on the memorial is Winnifred Master Double. If you get a chance maybe you could remove it. Thank you. LInda Brown Find A Grave#47124157.
Added by Linda Brown on Mar 25, 2014 3:45 PM
Paige A. Pinder
Thanks
I just wanted to thank both of you for all your hard work. You mention how much it meant to Steve, well it means a lot to the rest of us too. So very kind to spend his, (and your), time helping others. God bless you both. I'm sure Steve is in Heaven trying to bless us all. Thank you, thank you both.
Added by Paige A. Pinder on Dec 14, 2013 8:30 PM
OPPSheryl
Edward Hilker
You made a caption for this grave marker about getting a better picture. I had one in my files and posted it, so you may want to remove yours??? I read you bio. I am so sorry for your loss. It sounds like you had a wonderful life together.

Best regards,

Sheryl
Added by OPPSheryl on Dec 02, 2013 7:27 PM
Charlotte Cook
Theodore H Cook
Thank you for adding a photo of his burial marker to his memorial!
Added by Charlotte Cook on Oct 26, 2013 3:47 PM
Charlotte Cook
Theodore H Cook
Thank you for adding a photo of his burial marker to his memorial!
Added by Charlotte Cook on Oct 26, 2013 3:46 PM
Jeannette Weaver
Thank you
Dear Stepehen and Andrea,

Again I have to apologize for not replying sooner and again I want to thank you so much for getting a photo of Jessie Newcomer's tombstone and also for Ellen Lindsay's tombstone. I really do appreciate your time and effort to get these tombstone photos.

Sincerely,
Jeannette
Added by Jeannette Weaver on Apr 10, 2013 3:34 PM
Jeannette Weaver
Thank YOU!
Dear Stephen and Andrea,

I apologize for the tardiness in this thank you. I really do appreciate your getting the photo of Earnest Bolds tombstone.

Sincerely,
Jeannette
Added by Jeannette Weaver on Apr 10, 2013 3:31 PM
Cindy Goodrich
Ford C. Goodrich
Would you be kind and remove a duplicte headstone from his memorial. #32123705

Thanks
Cindy
Added by Cindy Goodrich on Apr 03, 2013 11:00 PM
Joan
Anna Moorman Thomas
Thank you for adding the grave stone for my ggg Grandmother, Anna! Very special gift you have given to others.
Joan
Added by Joan on Mar 22, 2013 11:17 PM
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