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Update on Joseph Lepore

This past October, I wrote about locating my Grand Uncle Joseph Lepore after years of searching since mid-1980’s.  I wanted to visit his grave site, but the weather became too cold and blah for me to make a trip.   577 more words


The Little Chapel; A Cemetery Landmark

Discovering new-to-me cemeteries is high on my list of favorite things to do.

Especially when I stumble upon something as lovely as The Little Chapel in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Janesville Wisconsin.

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Mount Olivet Cemetery Discoveries

It can be assumed that the house featured on this postcard might be the home of the first superintendents (the George Zinns) for Mount Olivet Cemetery. 399 more words

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Sisters of Mercy

Ordinarily I share photos of multiple headstones on Taphophile Thursday.

Those pictures tend to focus more on the cemetery as a whole and less on individual markers. 28 more words

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Let the Holiday Shopping Begin with Mount Olivet Cemetery

It is that time of the year for thinking of (or finishing off) your holiday shopping.  On your list of things to buy, why not consider a wreath to… 80 more words

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Veterans Day 2015 Observance at Mount Olivet Cemetery

The Garden of Honor was created at Mount Olivet Cemetery for our Veterans who served our country and have gone before us, but will not be forgotten. 59 more words

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Pet Blessing and Memorial Service, Mount Olivet Cemetery

Pet ownership has grown to nearly 62 percent of American households, with at least one pet per household.  This number, according to the Humane Society website, has more than tripled from the 1970s when about 67 million households had pets, to 2012 when there were more than 164 million owned pets. 120 more words

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