I never liked my last name. “Papke” reminded me of Pap Smear so every time I heard or saw my full name I just thought VAGINA. 543 more words
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With the recent DNA results showing that Timothy Joseph Mahoney was the brother of my great-grandfather, John Mahoney, I decided to try searching the New Jersey State Census records. 1,242 more words
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“Stephen Mirota, 78, worked at Cyanamid
Toms River – Stephen W. Mirota, 78, died Monday (June 25, 1990) at Community Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Mirota was born in Cherry Valley, Pa., and had lived in Whitehouse station, Dunellen and Manville before moving to Toms River in 1980.
I loved the shrine at our church when I was a child, and we often walked over from the church after Mass. My sister and I had to wear our Sunday dresses and hats, and our brothers also dressed in their Sunday best, since they were often serving as altar boys. 298 more words