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About jerryclester

Retired marine structural engineer, employed by Newport News Shipbuilding 1960-1994.

Successful Fence Replacement Campaign

The fence around the Lester Cemetery has been replaced and paid for by donations from the descendants.  The cost was $4,280.45.  The new fence replaces one that was 52 years old and in bad shape.  The campaign only required a … Continue reading

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Lester Cemetery- From 1825

I’m going to mail a letter to the past donors, today, March 24, 2015.  The maintenance fund will not pay this year’s cost, which is $1,200.  We currently have $262.95. If you do not receive a letter and would like … Continue reading

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Charles D. Lester (June 7, 1939 – June 28, 2014)

 We have lost a man such as this world needs more of, not less. But, the choice is not ours.  Charles was just 75, and he had struggled to reach that goal.   Edward L. Collins Funeral Home Inc. Charles … Continue reading

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Lester Cemetery

Good news: The Lester Cemetery Fund is adequate to pay for care this year.  The bad news: that’s about all. Jerry Lester

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This Is a Blog

I will post news relating to Lester genealogy from time to time. I’ve been energized by the project to scan Isa Ellen Lester Lester (yep, a second cousin of her husband).  I note that Charles D. Lester, 74, the only … Continue reading

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My Website Information

After using WordPress.com, I realized that it was a better and easier way of sharing my website information, which is at jerrylester.com.  Thus, I will reference this WordPress site on that website to forward people to this site.  The address of … Continue reading

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