• Virginia assistance

    From Trudy Barch cousintrudy@comcast.net@21:1/5 to All on Tue Oct 8 08:06:28 2019
    X-No-archive: yes
    Hi friends,
    I have spent the day researching one family. Found a lot of information but..stuck in Virginia.
    Richard E. Rittenberg was born September 18, 1925 in New York. He died November 6, 2011 where unknown. FindAGrave gave date but nothing else. He
    is not buried next to his wife.
    Wife 1 Joyce (divorced) lived in California and died there April 15, 1986.
    Wife 2 Helgard lived in Virginia and died there September 11, 2018 as a
    widow. Hers was the only obituary I could find. I even called the funeral home. She is resting at Sherwood Cemetery in Salem, Virginia. The obituary was in the Roanoke Times. Richard is not at that cemetery.
    Question 1 - Is Salem and McLean close to Roanoke?
    Question 2 - Does Sherwood Cemetery have a Jewish section?
    Question 3 - any other suggestions where I may look for an obituary (if
    there was one) and/or cemetery?
    Thank you. Happy and healthy New Year. Hope you have an easy fast.
    Trudy Barch, Florida
    The 39th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy is now
    history, but you can still enjoy the presentations by purchasing the
    Fleetwood audio/video recordings (visit fleetwood.iajgs2019.org). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Watch JewishGen's video -- click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nASSn4rDXh4 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Planning to use Ancestry.com? Start by using the "Ancestry Search Box"
    on the JewishGen homepage.
    By doing this, any eventual subscription to Ancestry.com will result in Jewishgen receiving a commission.
    It's an easy way to help JewishGen! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Support JewishGen with a contribution to the JewishGen General Fund!
    http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen-erosity/ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Sign up for the JGFFAlert!
    http://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/jgff-faq.html#q3.7 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Join our mailing list at http://lyris.jewishgen.org/ListManager if you
    would like the convenience of receiving all soc.genealogy.jewish posts in
    your mailbox, instead of having to search for them in the newsgroup, whose content may not be consistently carried in its entirety by all providers.

    --- SoupGate-Win32 v1.05
    * Origin: fsxNet Usenet Gateway (21:1/5)