Category Archives: Angels

The Angel in the Boat Redux

[?] MAY 7TH 1880 — OBIT DECEMBER 1St 1906 A PERFECT AND UPRIGHT MAN TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN LOVING MEMORY OF BERT HOOF LATE VALUED AND ESTEEMED OFFICER OF DALGETY & COY VICE CAPTAIN MERCANTILE R CLUB ACCIDENTLY [sic] … Continue reading

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The Angel in the Boat

[?] MAY 7TH 1880 —  OBIT DECEMBER 1St 1906 A PERFECT AND UPRIGHT MAN TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN LOVING MEMORY OF BERT HOOF LATE VALUED AND ESTEEMED OFFICER OF DALGETY & COY VICE CAPTAIN MERCANTILE R CLUB ACCIDENTLY … Continue reading

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The Flight of the Soul with an Angel

ERNESTINE WIFE OF HENRY O’HARA DIED 14TH OCTR. 1883; AGED 26 YEARS LAWRENCE O’HARA BORN 7TH OCTR.; DIED 8TH OCTR. 1883.   ISABELLA WIFE OF HENRY O’HARA DIED JUNE 26TH 1887 AGED 31 YEARS. “I AM THE RESURRECTION- AND THE … Continue reading

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The Day’s Eye

PRAY FOR THE SOUL OF OUR DEAR MOTHER CONCETTA PAINO NATIVE OF LIPARI, ITALY DIED 1ST JAN. 1928, AGED 60 YEARS A COLONIST OF 40 YEARS MY DEAR HUSBAND ANGELO PAINO NATIVE OF LIPARI, ITALY DIED 13TH NOV. 1936 AGED … Continue reading

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Sleeping Baby

ANETA LOIS Daughter of Joe AND Bessie HARRIS BORN June 17, 1900 DIED Nov. 22, 1907 A light from our household has gone A voice we loved is stilled A place is vacant in our hearts That never can be … Continue reading

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Cherubim

Cherubim are one of nine orders or choirs of angels which are organized into three spheres, with three choirs in each sphere.  According to Christian tradition, the first sphere, which is made up of the Seraphim, Cherubim, and the Thrones, … Continue reading

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Neo-classic Angel

THERESA SIMMANG SCHMIDT 1876 1907 The gray granite rock-face monument for Theresa Schmidt in the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas, has a masterfully sculpted bas-relief bronze inset.  The bronze was created in Fonderia Nelli, one of the … Continue reading

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