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Julie Myers Stephen (#47151862)
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Bio Photo ​The Dash
by Linda Ellis copyright 1996

​I read of a man who stood to speak
at the funeral of a friend.
He referred to the dates on the tombstone
from the beginning…to the end.

He noted that first came the date of birth
and spoke the following date with tears,
but he said what mattered most of all
was the dash between those years.

For that dash represents all the time
that they spent alive on earth.
And now only those who loved them
know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not, how much we own,
the cars…the house…the cash.
What matters is how we live and love
and how we spend our dash.

So, think about this long and hard.
Are there things you’d like to change?
For you never know how much time is left
that can still be rearranged.

If we could just slow down enough
to consider what’s true and real
and always try to understand
​the way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger
and show appreciation more
and love the people in our lives
like we’ve never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect
and more often wear a smile,
remembering that this special dash
might only last a little while.

​So, when your eulogy is being read,
with your life’s actions to rehash…
would you be proud of the things they say
about how you spent YOUR dash?
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Karin King
RE: Myers obits.
You're welcome
Added by Karin King on Oct 07, 2017 9:43 AM
Jon Varvel
Daniel B. Boss grave, River Hills Community Church Cemetery, Lake Wylie, SC
I see you have requested a photo of the subject grave. I will be happy to take one and send it to you. It would be helpful if you know where Mr. Boss is buried in the River Hills cemetery and can share that with me. It would save me some time in finding the grave. If you don't have that information, I will do my best to find it and send a photo to you. Feel free to send an email directly to me.
Jon Varvel
Added by Jon Varvel on Aug 31, 2017 2:00 PM
Reppert's of Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
Hi Julie,

Yes I am related to the Reppert's of Belle Vernon, Fayette Co., Pennsylvania. Through Allen Kramer who is my 2nd great grandfather.

I would be happy to help you any way I can with your research. I have a lot of the Reppert's documented on my family tree if you want to look there for information.

my line is as follows:

Me (Maricatheryn Conlin)
Mother (Wilma Reppert)
Grandfather (Edward A. Reppert)
1st great grandfather (John Reppert)
2nd great grandfather (Allen Kramer Reppert)
Added by Maricatheryn on May 21, 2017 9:50 AM

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