Portrait of My Mom


Ellen Dorothy Fagan


My mom was born on September 1, 1919 in Fall River, Massachusettes and named Ellen Dorothy. She married my dad, Jacque Edward Van Cleef, on August 31, 1942.


with her mom

with her mom and granddad


with brother John



Dad was a handsome dude back then!






just married, 1942









Oracoke, NC 1944



Bridesmaid at a wedding, 1947, with my brother Bob



me and mom, 1950

mom with her parents and brothers

1953 with Carl, me, and Bob


1962 in Subic Bay, Philippines

1970, my wedding


1977 with Carsten and Regina

with dad, January 2006


up-date: 09.05.2011