Sunday’s Obituary – Dolores Ann Ameen Doran (1934-2006)

Dolores Ann Ameen Doran, 71, of Hazlet, New Jersey "Dolores Ann Ameen Doran, 71, of Hazlet, died Tuesday, June 6, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel.  Born and lived in Newark, she lived in Keansburg before moving to Hazlet 20 years ago.  She was a homemaker.  Mrs. Doran was an avid bingo player, a member of … Continue reading Sunday’s Obituary – Dolores Ann Ameen Doran (1934-2006)

Happy International Women’s Day!

Today I'm celebrating some of the remarkable women in my family tree. Women's History Month is celebrated in March, and since today is International Women's Day I'm remembering some very important women - grandmothers and great-grandmothers of my beloved children - trailblazing, funny, smart, beautiful, and amazing ladies, one and all. International Women's Day - … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day!

Mirota Sisters as George and Martha Washington – 1932

By George - it's Washington's Birthday! In this photo my sister recently sent me, Mary Mirota was dressed as George Washington, with her sister, Genevieve, dressed as Martha. The picture was taken at their farmhouse in Readington Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. They both were very handy with sewing machines, so most likely they made … Continue reading Mirota Sisters as George and Martha Washington – 1932