Electronically Preserving Obituaries as Cultural Heritage


EPOCH is a depository of information that will be held for future generations of researchers and genealogists. Family and friends of the deceased can submit detailed obituaries as a tribute to their loved ones, and in doing so help build a meaningful history of the residents of the community.

Latest Tributes

My Grandfather

Joseph Agustus Samms was affectionally referred to as Poppa by his grandchildren. He was from the Samms clan in the Byberry District, St. Elizabeth. He was the father of Hugh, Nancy, Loretta, Enid and Neville.


Mrs. Dorothea A. Graham

Mom was born in her mother and father's house at 83 Sycamore St. in New Bedford,MA.


Mr. Douglas Graham

Brother of Alice, John, Frances and Alma


Miss.Anne V. Payne

My memories of Annie Payne are as a child living next door(our backyards were next to each other)to her. She became ny mom's best friend as time went on.


Justin Matthew Crouse 1980-2012

Crouse, Justin M., of Ft. Lauderdale died tragically on December 8 due to a car accident. He was born December 31, 1980 in Ft. Lauderdale. His mom always joked with him saying he was named 'Just-In time for taxes." He is survived by his precious daughter Jada, his girlfriend, Jada's mother, Jenn Everley. Also survived by his mother Diane Sullivan, his step-father Max Smith, his sister Heather Crouse, grandmother Shirley Smith, aunt and uncle Terry and Steve Tipton; also sisters Jessica Smith, Lila, Tricia, Celia Crouse; brother Kevin Smith and father Robert Crouse.


Josephine K. Lapitsky

Josephine Katherine (Zuber Brooks) Lapitsky, 100, of Russellton, Pennsylvania died 29 March 2014 in the comfort of her home. She entered this world on 25 March 1914 in Peterson (Tarentum), Pennsylvania. She was born to the late Alois Zuber and Catherine (Piros) Zuber Brooks and raised by Paul (Brokas) Brooks and her mother Catherine. Josephine was the beloved wife of the late Nickolas Konstantinovich Lapitsky, who died on 15 April 2000. Mrs.