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Joe Chando (#47476296)
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Bio Photo I started researching my family history after my mother passed away in 2011. Fortunately for me she had everything written down so it gave me a good head start. My wife did not have much on her family so I started looking to see how much I could find on her family.
I found out early on the only way to do this was to walk the entire cemetery and try to link each person back. Doing it this way I was able to find relatives that I wouldn't have been able find otherwise. Family plots give a lot of clues about the family that are not obvious otherwise.
I am happy to add any family information since it makes it easier for others to find the memorial, any bio information should be written so it can be copied over. Please use the edit tab and the Suggest a correction link when sending information or requesting a transfer, it makes it easier and reduces the chance of an error. If you are looking for a response to any questions, please provide an email address.

Any gravestone pictures I've posted may be used for non-commercial use, family trees, Ancestry, etc. Credit should be noted with the picture.

Please do not post death certificates to my memorials, rather enter the transcribed information through the edit tab. If I wanted the death certificate on the memorial, I would have put it there myself.

On Bio's
MCOI Morning Call Obituary Index
EEOI Easton Express Obituary Index
PADI Pennsylvania Department of Health Death Index
PADC Pennsylvania Death Certificate
PAML Pennsylvania County Marriage License

Cemetery's Photographed:
Riegelsville Union Cemetery, Riegelsville, Bucks County 2011
Allen Union Cemetery, Northampton 2012
Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery, Northampton 2012
Saint Johns Catholic Cemetery, Northampton 2013
Assumption of Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery, Northampton 2013
Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Alpha, Warren County, NJ. 2013
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery, Northampton 2013
Fairview Cemetery, Northampton 2013
Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cemetery, North Catasauqua 2014
Saint Andrews Cemetery, North Catasauqua 2014
Saint Lawrence the Martyr Calvary Cemetery, North Catasauqua 2014
Saint Lawrence the Martyr's RC Church Cemetery, North Catasauqua 2014
Gethsemane Cemetery of Saint Mary's, Catasauqua 2014
Fairview Cemetery, West Catasauqua, Lehigh County 2015
Saint Marys Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery, Fullerton, Lehigh County, PA 2016
Resurrection Cemetery aka Our Lords Ascension Polish National Catholic Church Cemetery, Fullerton (Whitehall), Lehigh County, PA 2016.
Cemetery Saint Michael and Saint Andrew Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Fullerton (Whitehall), Lehigh County, PA 2016.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Cemetery, Fullerton (Whitehall), Lehigh County, PA (In Process)
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GBJR
RE: Anna Frantz #167720453
Joe, Thanks for your reply. I am confused though. On what basis did you put her in this cemetery? From what information? Thanks. Gene
Added by GBJR on Sep 24, 2016 1:18 PM
GBJR
Anna Frantz #167720453
Joe, Would you please consider transferring this site to me? This is my Great Grandmother. Curious, were the years of birth and death on a headstone? My records are one year off for both.
GBJR #48475698 Thanks. Gene
Added by GBJR on Sep 22, 2016 9:09 AM
Brenda Ardito
Amelia Feichtl Heffel
Hi Joe,
This is my great grandmother. Have been to the cemetery and have pictures of the headstone. She is buried with first hubby Joseph Dieber, and is listed as Dieber. Had a question, where did you find Kleinmürbisch, that you have listed on Find A Grave. I have where she was baptized, and it is nowhere near where she or her brother state where they were born. I so need a new clue.
Brenda Ardito
Added by Brenda Ardito on Sep 12, 2016 1:02 PM
BAMaustin
RE: Find A Grave Correction: Melchor Horn
Thanks for the follow-through. Photos can't make it obvious from the photos when monuments are half-size .

Juvenile deaths would explain why we don't have Melchor or Mary in Harry Yohe Horn's (Jr or Sr.) genealogy. I know of a couple other cases in the Horn family where early losses were not logged either.

I have a lot of relatives interred in the area. All your efforts are certainly appreciated.

Brian McCullough
Added by BAMaustin on Sep 02, 2016 9:30 PM
Sandie Miller
Joseph Kurta
Thank you so very much for the Memorial Photo of Joseph Kurta. Your kindness is greatly appreciated.
Added by Sandie Miller on Aug 29, 2016 9:18 AM
Sandie Miller
Julia Deutsch Memorial
Thank you so very much for the Memorial Photo Julia Kurta Deutsch. I greatly appreciate your kindness.
Added by Sandie Miller on Aug 29, 2016 9:16 AM
Sandie Miller
Tekla Malitsch
Thank you so very much for the photo for Tekla Malitsch. Your efforts and kindness is greatly appreciated.
Added by Sandie Miller on Aug 17, 2016 6:38 AM
sr/ks
One more thing...
In adding Helen's burial place you'd kindly shared, I noticed you have also made a memorial for her, connecting her with her parents. I have also connected my memorial to her folks. While my memorial was made first, I did not know where she rested. If you would like me to remove mine, I am ok with that but would appreciate the chance to not lose the pictures of her and the bio I wrote, as she has no descendants that will memorialize her. Thanks for letting me know your thoughts.
Added by sr/ks on Jul 26, 2016 6:22 PM
sr/ks
Thank you...
For the nice stone picture and for letting me know where Helen Marie Dancs tests - both are much appreciated.
Added by sr/ks on Jul 26, 2016 6:04 PM
Beth Karner
Words of Gratitude
Joe,
Can't thank you enough for finding the gravestone of my "uncle" Walter Karner in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in PA. You also added some changes to several Karner records - thanks again. You obviously enjoy helping others and I sincerely appreciate you for that! Keep up the good work!
Beth Karner
Added by Beth Karner on Jul 17, 2016 4:20 PM
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