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Rev. Dr. Mary (#46895232)
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Bio Photo My name is MaryEllen Leigh-Stover. I'm a retired nurse, an Ordained Minister and a Doctor of Theology. Cemeteries have always been a hobby of mine, but I find it frustrating that many cemetery records are incomplete. I found this site and decided to do my part by adding those dearly departed that I am personally aware of. This may turn out to be quite a task!
My friend RMP suddenly passed away on March 31, 2010. She and I had made it our project to add a flower to every one's memorial in our home county of Bucks in PA; I will still be carrying on that project alone. There are so many graves without any flowers at all and that is sad to see. If in your journey through Find A Grave's memorials in Bucks County PA, should you come across a memorial I have missed please post a message for me or send me a link. I really do not want to overlook anyone and would appreciate the extra eyes.
I am also doing all the cemeteries in Wales, and many in N. Ireland, since my heritage is mostly from these areas. If you know of or have any Welsh or Irish relatives that you would like entered, I'd be glad to do that for you.
Another current project is a huge one. Along with the projects I have mentioned above, I am steadily working through all American, Allied and Commonwealth (British Empire) graves in France and North Africa (so far, this will expand to include Germany in the future) for both WWI and WWII. I have always been a student of history and I firmly believe if we don't know where we came from and how we got here, including the cost of lives lost, we will never be able to find our way forward.
If there are any entries that I have made from our local newspaper's obituaries that may be of your loved ones, relatives or friends, I will be more than happy to turn them over to you upon request. Please, feel free to alert me to any additions or corrections that you may find.

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patricia rairden
thank you
appreciation is a gift, love is a gift and you bring hope to many who search for loved ones. I one day will find my brick walls. I hope it is before the Lord calls me home. patti
Added by patricia rairden on Sep 26, 2017 10:42 PM
Bonnie.Stengel.Schantz
Your Website

Just an FYI

When I click your website link it takes you to the main page for Verizon and prompts for a log in. Not sure if you are aware of this. I was interested in finding any information on Cemeteries in Wales that perhaps you may have.

Have a great day





Added by Bonnie.Stengel.Schantz on Sep 13, 2017 7:53 AM
Lynne Conrad Valentine
Thank you
Thank you for leaving a flower for my father. I am new to this...stumbled across it quite by accident. What you do is amazing...thank you!
Added by Lynne Conrad Valentine on Sep 07, 2017 11:58 PM
Brenda Reilley Hun
Thank you!
I see your kind notes everywhere as I explore the Hunsbergera that have memorials in Bucks County!
Added by Brenda Reilley Hun on Aug 12, 2017 4:19 PM
Deborah Veight
Wrong Headstone Photo
Hi , I just noticed you place a headstone photo on my sister Marianne Veight Potts Find A Grave page , but that's not her headstone... Can you please remove it Memorial #173926516


Thank You
Deb Veight
Added by Deborah Veight on Feb 18, 2017 1:07 PM
Susan Potts
website
do you know that your url for your website no longer exists?
I am working a Hubbs tree for my fried and neighbor Marty and was hoping you have a tree...Ihave added several Hubbs memorials inthe last few days, if your interested
Susan
Added by Susan Potts on Jun 30, 2016 12:05 PM
khill
Arline Richards Morris-Battles
Arline Battles was my great-aunt and I've created a memorial for her here: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=146378869

I see that you created one as well. Can you delete it as to prevent confusion?

Thanks.
Added by khill on May 23, 2016 11:38 AM
Carrie Karbley
W.W. I Grave Site for Flowers
Dear, Rev. Dr. Mary, Thanks for adding flowers on the graves of Franklin and Annie Thatcher in Bucks Co.. Here is a WWI grave in Belgium that might be meaningful to you for placing memorial flowers, from being a Nurse. Sir Dr. William Osler [Canadian] of the the Johns Hopkins note and the forefather of modern medicine practice, then of Oxford, had a son Edward REVERE Osler b. 28 Dec. 1895 in Baltimore with wife Grace Revere a g.g.g.grandaughter of the "Paul Revere of Revolution War- Boston history". Osler's son Revere signed up with the British Forces and was killed on 30 August 1917 near Ypres. Of all coincidences was that Dr. Harvey Cushing of Hopkins was not far away and was brought in to attend him till his death at the Casualty Clearing Station. Cushing later wrote a profound paragraph to his wife on Revere's death

" A soggy Flanders field beside a little oak grove to the rear of the Dosinghem group-an overcast, windy, autumnal day-the long rows of simple wooden crosses- the new ditches half full of water being dug by the Chinese coolies wearing tin helmets- the boy wrapped in an army blanket and covered by a weather worn Union Jack, carried on the shoulders by four slipping stretcher-bearers. A strange scene- the great great grandson of Paul Revere under a British flag and and waiting him a group of some six or eight American Army medical officers-saddended with thoughts of his father...The Padre recited the usual service- the bugler gave the Last Post, and we went about our duties. Plot 4, Row F.

Carrie Campbell
Added by Carrie Karbley on Apr 17, 2016 9:16 AM
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Andrea Harris
Andrea 68611120 was 4 years old when she was killed by a drunk driver. When you can please leave her a flower and tell your friends about her thank you.
Added by Florida Boy 64 on Feb 13, 2016 1:33 AM
charles mullin
Hi
Thank you for Charles Mullin's message on find a grave
Added by charles mullin on Jan 30, 2016 9:24 PM
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