Category Archives: Holy Cross Cemetery

Tombstone Tuesday – Walter Sikora, 1922-1963

Walter Sikora was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1922 and he died there on April 26th, 1963. He was buried on April 30th, 1963. Walter, also called Fiddles, was only 41 years old. His wife, Margaret Doran Sikora is … Continue reading

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Veterans Marker for Bernard Doran, Sr., (1890-1947) – Military Monday

Bernard Doran was born on the 21st of February 1890 in Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and died 11 April 1947 in Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey. My grandfather, who was called Barney by his family, served in the New Jersey … Continue reading

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Marriage of Margaret Doran and Walter Sikora

This photograph is from the wedding of Margaret Mary Doran to Walter Sikora. Margie grew up in Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey. She was born in 1921 and her parents were Bernard and Mary Doran. Walter’s parents were Bronislaw “Beny” … Continue reading

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