Funeralwise Photo Contest – 2011 Other Finalists

Remaining Finalists

These 8 photos were the rest of the Memorial Day Photo Contest finalists.

Mark Aceves of San Jose, CA
San Francisco National Cemetery

Kathleen Choler Dedousis of Bury St. Edmunds, UK
Madingley American Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

“When everyone is asleep there is always someone keeping watch over the next generation of Airmen, and those that have given the ultimate sacrifice” – Melvin Randle

Richard Crosby of Tonawanda, NY
Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY

“Airman cleans grave of fallen soldier”

Sarah Pearce of Fresno, CA
Bakersfield National Cemetery, Bakersfield, CA

“Here We Lie”

Robert Ronkoski of Cottleville, MO
Jefferson Barracks Cemetery, St. Louis County, MO

“The subject in the photo is Thomas Crocker. Thomas is two years old and is the grandson of the photographer, Robert Ronkoski. The grave marker has the name of the father of the photographer and great grandfather of the child.” – Robert Ronkoski

Kim Hunt of Sand Springs, OK
Sand Springs Cemetery, Sand Springs, OK

Kathy Mize (sent in by Erin Mize) of Camarillo, CA
Fort Bragg Cemetery, Cumberland County, NC

“My mother took these photos at Fort Bragg with my Grandpa, who found his old war friend’s graves. I believe this image encompasses what Memorial Day means to us all.” – Erin Mize

Susan MacDonald of Minnetonka, MN
Groveland Cemetery, Minnetonka, MN

“Positive Liberty”


“I had just taken my daughter to purchase this baby doll with her first allowance. We are afforded so many liberties, and they have come at a cost to many. On Memorial Day, we honor them. This photograph honors them.” – Susan MacDonald

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