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scotdeerie (#48158402)
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Bio Photo I volunteer at Oakwood Cemetery in Niagara Falls and I enjoy putting up memorials for our residents. I will gladly accept ANY transfers for Oakwood folks, too. I will take good care of them.

I am happy to take photo requests and I will do the best job I can for you. Photo requests are easiest to accomplish in spring, summer, early fall (no snow or falling leaves) so you may have to wait if you ask for a photo outside of those times. Also, put as much info as you can in the "note" field. If you KNOW (not hope, not think, not wish) there is a headstone, tell me. If you are not sure, mention that, too. Please note: just because an obituary said they were going to Oakwood it doesn't mean they actually ended up there. Last minute switches happen all the time.

I have some limited access to St. Mary's and Sacred Hearts Cemeteries, which are adjacent to Oakwood, although most of their records have been destroyed and the cemeteries are in ill repair and it is a nightmare to find anyone there and I've had little success. :(

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Flo B.
Terry - Queen Of Heaven Cemetery
Thank you for your transfer of Terry. It is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your dedication as a volunteer. Not only are you finding family history, you are giving closure to a lot of families. Thanks again. Flo B.
Added by Flo B. on Oct 18, 2017 11:06 AM
rose jacobs
RE: Meteers at Oakwood Cemetery
thank you so much!
Added by rose jacobs on Oct 08, 2017 1:13 PM
J. Clark
RE: Frommerts in Oakwood Cemetery

I would be happy to help you with what Frommert research I have. If you could email me at, I can send you my research with the names and death years. Perhaps that can help you with your research.

Joel Clark, Sr.
Added by J. Clark on Sep 30, 2017 9:46 AM
Audrey LeRew
RE: Mary Halpin (again!)
I am so sorry you are going all through this time. I only know my brother in law (who is passed) said he knew she died up there and then her husband and son (his father) went to Nevada. His dad came back to our area and died here.
Don't spend anymore time. I will search newspapers and see if I can find anything else
Thank you so much Audrey
Added by Audrey LeRew on Sep 25, 2017 2:32 PM
Ray Sanford
RE: John C. Kracht
Good Morning Giselle,

Thanks for that additional information. You had the burial date for Evelyn, do you have John's?

It's 55 years since John was buried, so maybe the stone is covered. I have seen them mostly covered, but not completely covered. Anything could have happened.

I will create (as soon as I send this) a memorial page for Evelyn and post a photo request for you to claim. If you could post the picture there as well I would appreciate it.

Thank you for the use of the photo.

Added by Ray Sanford on Sep 23, 2017 7:56 AM
Ray Sanford
John C. Kracht

Thank you for fulfilling my photo request and providing the information about the lack of marker.

I have a copy of the record Department of the Army that a "Flat Granite Marker" had been ordered and shipped to the cemetery. That form is even signed by the cemetery sexton, James Rima (sp).

I think it is appropriate to have a photo which indicates a burial even when there is no marker. I do this when fulfilling requests if there is no marker. When I started I expected every burial to have a marker, I learned that this was not always the case.

You mention that his wife is also buried there. Is it Evelyn? Do you know what information the office might give me?

I am wondering if you would let me copy the photo for my family tree and If this is acceptable to you, I would be happy to give you the credit if you would like it.

Thank you.

Ray Sanford
Added by Ray Sanford on Sep 23, 2017 6:15 AM
rose jacobs
RE: Meteers at Oakwood Cemetery
Thank you so very much!
Added by rose jacobs on Sep 22, 2017 9:50 AM
Nancy & Rich Remling
Mary Tompkins
Thanks for the photo!
Added by Nancy & Rich Remling on Sep 15, 2017 9:23 AM
Bill Siddall
RE: Pauline Sullivan #39962480
Sorry, no further information.
Bill Siddall
Added by Bill Siddall on Sep 14, 2017 6:36 PM
Audrey LeRew
RE: Mary Halpin at Oakwood
Thank you for all the time you spent. I will delete her photo request but will leave her in the cemetery because of the newspaper info.
I am sure after all this time no stone remains and I know many of our cemeteries don't seem to have records back that far.
Thanks again
Added by Audrey LeRew on Sep 12, 2017 1:18 PM
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