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dick hemenway (#47518473)
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Bio Photo I was born in Beverly, Mass into a family that took grave tending very seriously. Many of my earliest memories are of being with my parents planting flowers and tending the graves of many past family members. In my elementary school years I would walk through the Central Cemetery morning and evening every day to get to school and back. The only thing that ever bothered me was seeing stones where the names were either gone or almost gone. It is the loss of a person all over again. I would like to play a small part in preserving some of these links to the past.
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Edson B. Pilloise Sr/Pinesbridge Cemetery, Beacon Falls, CT
Dear Mr. Hemenway,

Thank you for adding a picture of the Veteran's marker for Edson B. Pilloise, Sr. in Pinesbridge Cemetery in Beacon Falls, CT. It is very much appreciated.
Added by kitten on Oct 28, 2016 9:30 AM
Kathy W. Johnson
RE: Your suggestion Russsell Kilian
If I remember correctly I had sent birth and death information beyond what was given and my message may have included my sources. He was married to a distant cousin.

Thanks for your kind offer!
Added by Kathy W. Johnson on Jul 20, 2016 1:42 PM
butch lake
Memorial# 107736539
there is confusing info on the grave stone and what you have listed--are there 2 daughters? thank you
Added by butch lake on Jan 09, 2016 2:44 PM
Nina Marie
McLaughlin graves

Thank you very much for going to check on my request for the McLaughlin graves at St. Francis. If you would like to email me the photo, my email address is It is truly sad how much of a state of disrepair the back hill of the cemetery is. The McLaughlin children never had any children of their own, so no one was left to care for their graves.
Added by Nina Marie on Dec 16, 2015 11:08 AM
Alex Roller
Greetings Dick,

Thank you very much for posting and e-mailing me the photos. I am grateful for your kindness and sincerely appreciate all your help.

Have a great day!
Alex Roller
Added by Alex Roller on Sep 25, 2015 7:31 PM
Rich H.
Wilson pictures
Thanks so much.
Added by Rich H. on Sep 25, 2015 5:06 PM
J. Fenn- Lawson
RE: Maria Jordan
I wanted to let you know that I have since used your advice on other flat headstones(scraping the dirt away) thanks for the tip! Jim
Added by J. Fenn- Lawson on Jul 30, 2015 6:14 PM
Families in New Haven County, CT
I have families in New Haven County, CT and I was wondering if you lookup obituaries too?
Added by Dstmnstr on Jul 30, 2015 7:37 AM
RE: Kathleen H. Mullen Obit
No problem. I came across it while I was looking for someone else and noticed that you had created the memorial.

Added by Mark on Jun 02, 2015 1:30 PM
J. Fenn- Lawson
Maria Jordan
Thank you for finding the grave of my aunt Maria Jordan. Nice picture.
Added by J. Fenn- Lawson on May 26, 2015 5:43 PM
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