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Louis du Mort (#46599444)
 member for 13 years, 2 months, 11 days
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Bio Photo Taphophilia (a passion and enjoyment of cemeteries) has been my main hobby since the late 1970's when I was a junior in high school. I discovered that cemeteries in and around Los Angeles were the best places to hide from truant officers. It was in these adopted sanctuaries that I began to appreciate my surroundings: the grounds, the headstones, the architecture, the artwork and most importantly, the residents.

In October of 2010, I founded The Traveling Taphophiles, a group that sets out once a month to visit cemeteries. Our travels have taken us as far as New Orleans. I'm fortunate to have met others that share my hobby and to have forged some great friendships along the way.

Once photos have been posted, feel free to use them as you wish - photo credit isn't necessary.

Happy Graving ~

Louis DuMort


I miss Chris and Martha with all my heart.
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Packers Fan
Gwen Ifill
Where did they bury the PBS News anchor?
Added by Packers Fan on Feb 21, 2017 4:43 PM
Dawna Westbrook
Leland Bryant Memorial# 34181832
I saw the misspelled plaque before.

Wonder why the family doesn't have it corrected. It would make me crazy if that was my family.

It couldn't be "that" expensive.
Added by Dawna Westbrook on Feb 17, 2017 4:09 PM
Wyatt Locke
Suggestion
Dear, Louis,

If you'd like a new name to add to you're star portfolio, I'd like to recommend a recommendation for a recently departed actor named Aiden Harrington. He died this month at the age of 88 and I came across some information to help guide you through the potential construction of a tribute for him.

He has a Wikipedia page,

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aidan_Harrington

He also has an official obituary page, with a decent headshot, via his survivors which talk about his life, career, and burial plot...

http://www.forevermissed.com/aidan-harrington/stories#lifestory

These two will really help you, he doesn't even have much on IMDb or anything else. He seems to have had a very interesting and promising career.

Hope this helps give you something towards you're next endeavor should you want one. Good luck in all projects that come you're way this year (you have one sharp pen by the way!).

Kindest Regards,
Wyatt L.
Contributor #49205029
Added by Wyatt Locke on Feb 14, 2017 5:39 PM
Cristy
Schafer
Once again...thank you for great photos. You always go above and beyond and I appreciate it!
Added by Cristy on Feb 09, 2017 12:17 PM
George Seitz
Bazzle
Courtesy of Shock. Tank flames. Nice.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=bazzle&GSfn=terry&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=88349502&df=all&
Added by George Seitz on Feb 08, 2017 6:02 AM
Packers Fan
Barbara Hale
Will they bury her next to her late husband?
Added by Packers Fan on Jan 30, 2017 10:10 AM
George Seitz
Sonny, Kermit, and Justin
Louis,

I think the first I offered was Warren Lowe at Midland. Midland is an unremarkable suburban crossroads, the small cemetery of less than 500. I stopped there yesterday for no particular reason. I noticed Kermit, then Sonny. Three in a small rural cemetery. I told my friend Shock and she related to me about Justin. Shock says a vehicle pulled in front of him on his beloved bike. Best always,

George

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSfn=sonny&GSiman=1&GScid=51171&GRid=144804092&


https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=mus&GSiman=1&GScid=51171&GRid=131417066&

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSfn=justin&GSiman=1&GScid=1995983&GRid=64878720&

ps - check out tragic Oscar Andrade I noticed at Midland as well.
Added by George Seitz on Jan 29, 2017 4:35 PM
Heidi B
Sir John Hurt
Dear Louis

It has been confirmed that Sir John Hurt, died on January 25th, rather than the 27th, by his widow, Anwen and his agent, Charles McDonald. I have submitted the date change for this memorial.

Kindest regards

Heidi
Added by Heidi B on Jan 28, 2017 3:12 PM
James Devon Hime
Religous Icons
Dear Mr. Dumont,

I have a question. Why do you allow some people with reigous icons to put theres but you remove others that you do not like?

Sincerely,

James Hime
Added by James Devon Hime on Jan 28, 2017 3:01 AM
Alicelth
RE: Judith Liteky
Thank you for creating a memorial for Judith Liteky. Have a great week.
Added by Alicelth on Jan 24, 2017 4:48 PM
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