Obituaries

Obituary: Doug Malone — a free-spirited, big-hearted, fast-strumming musician — dies at 61

In the living room of a house in Squirrel Hill, a group of middle-aged men poured out shots of tequila. With guitars lining the sides of the room, …

Pittsburgh

Obituary: Heckler's Rock (2009–2016)

In Loving Memory of one Iconic Place to Cheer and Jeer.<br>August 2009–August 2016, Whistler, British Columbia<p>Hecklers’ Rock, the supreme spot to …

Mountains

Scathing obituary for old lady by unknown writer has family horrified

An obituary has gone viral after it said the woman would not be missed.<p>The family is searching for the person responsible for the obituary about …

News Industry

One Mom's Scathing Obituary Shows Siblings Don't Always Share the Same Memories

In a family with multiple children, it's not uncommon for siblings to remember certain memories differently. However, for one family, it seems there …

Parenting

Addict's obituary includes her poem about drug battle

The parents of a 23-year-old Pennsylvania woman who overdosed on heroin have included a poem in her obituary that she wrote about struggling with …

Poetry

Pa. addict's obituary includes her poem about drug battle

The parents of a 23-year-old Pennsylvania woman who overdosed on heroin have included a poem in her obituary that she wrote about struggling with …

Addiction

‘He would’ve loved it’: Obituary solicits donations for ‘Nationals Bullpen Fund’

As he usually did, Jake Killebrew watched last Monday’s Nationals game on TV with his dad, Patrick, in their Richmond home. “Here we go again,” Patrick, 25, recalled saying as Tanner Roark wasted an early 6-0 lead and forced Nationals Manager Dusty Baker to go to his bullpen in the third inning. …

Sports

‘Yes, Sadie Took Her Own Life’: Pennsylvania Mom Blames ‘Bullies’ for Her 15-Year-Old Daughter’s Death

A Pennsylvania family is mourning the loss of their 15-year-old daughter with a heartbreaking obituary.<p>Sadie Riggs took her own life on Monday after …

Mental Health

Obituary of teen who killed herself calls out bullies

BEDFORD, Pa. — The family of a 15-year-old Pennsylvania girl who hanged herself says in her obituary that she had a tough life made worse by school …

What’s more interesting — being a wife, or being a World War II code-breaker?

Regarding the obituary for Mary Woods, I was struck by the subheading used to describe her: “Foreign Service wife, librarian” [June 11]. I did not have the opportunity to know Woods, but I do find obituaries for individuals of note to be compelling. By reading the subheading, I gathered that she …

Opinion

HEARTLESS! ‘Obituary thieves’ invade elderly widow’s home while she attends husband’s funeral service

Thieves reportedly ransacked a California woman’s home as she attended the funeral for her husband of 66 years, according to <i>CBS Los Angeles</i>.<p>Beverly …

Crime

TAYLOR AND KYLIE PIFER's Obituary on The Plain Dealer

TAYLOR, age 21 and KYLIE, age 18. Loving daughters of Brian (Sonya) and the late Suzanne Taylor. Cherished granddaughters of Robert (Shirley) Pifer …

Cleveland

EILEEN A. GALLAGHER's Obituary on The Plain Dealer

GALLAGHER age 58. Beloved daughter of the late Rita (nee Pickett) and Francis Gallagher; sister of Fran, John, Patricia Sutton and Tom; aunt of Dan, …

Cleveland

OBITUARY And EXODUS To Join Forces For North American 'Battle Of The Bays' Tour

Florida death metal godfathers <b>OBITUARY</b> collide with Bay Area thrash metal kings <b>EXODUS</b> for another epic <b>"Battle Of The Bays"</b> this fall! The two …

Music

OBITUARY: Richard Gilgun, 75, Army Veteran, enjoyed reading, traveling and playing cards

Richard F. Gilgun of Plymouth, formerly of Woburn and Arlington, died on May 21 at Boston Medical Center. He is the beloved husband of Sue …

OBITUARY: Selwyn Atherton, 87, banker, birder, tennis player

Selwyn Ives Atherton, 87, died May 5, 2017 at his home in Plymouth. A prominent banker for many years in Massachusetts, Atherton was also an …

San Mateo County

OBITUARY: Beulah Veautour, 96, dietician, past president of Manomet Women’s Club, enjoyed cooking

Beulah Veautour, 96, of Plymouth, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Lifecare Center of Plymouth, following a brief illness. She was the wife of the …

Athletics Farmhand Casey Thomas Dies

Casey Thomas, a 34th-round pick of the Athletics last June from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and the son of A’s pro scout Tom Thomas, died unexpectedly …

Baseball

Former Washington Gov. Mike Lowry, table-pounding liberal, dies at 78

Lowry, a proud, liberal Democrat, was Washington governor from 1993 to ’97 and served in Congress for a decade before that. He died of complications …

Politics

Diane Ragains-Slawin, singer and longtime music teacher at NIU, dies at 77

Diane Ragains-Slawin was a gifted soprano whose own singing talents translated into a remarkable ability to teach singing to others, which she did as a voice teacher at Northern Illinois University for about 40 years.<p>Ragains-Slawin sang with groups ranging from Chicago's Grant Park Chorus to …

Entertainment

Malaysia's oldest woman dies at the age of 121

JITRA: A 121-year-old woman, believed to be the oldest in the country, has passed away at her home in Kampung Bendahara, Kodiang here.<p>Puan Amad …

Old Age

Inside the World's Richest Rivalry Between Doris Duke and Barbara Hutton

These dueling heiresses put Bette and Joan to shame.<p>Thanks to its juicy depiction of the duel between Hollywood divas Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon), Ryan Murphy's buzzed-about FX series <i>Feud</i> lured nearly 4 million viewers per episode after just one season. But …

Vinod Khanna dies at 70: Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, others attend funeral

Veteran Bollywood actor, politician and former union minister Vinod Khanna passed away in Mumbai on Thursday morning following prolonged illness. He …

India

ABC News

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Restaurants

Ralph Marbach, Winfield Township trustee for 22 years, dies at 85

Ralph Marbach was a Winfield Township trustee for 22 years, a tenure during which he worked to provide greater services to the needy while also keeping a close eye on the bottom line.<p>"Ralph was a very conscientious man, and he had a kind heart for the people of the township, especially the people …

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Holy Grounds! William McDowell’s ‘Come to Jesus’ vs. Deitrick Haddon’s ‘A Billion People’

1. The Manns<p>1 of 62<p>2. Willie Moore with Evelyn Lozada and her daughter<p>2 of 62<p>3. Mary Mary and Willie<p>3 of 62<p>4. No Malice and Willie<p>4 of 62<p>5. Willie …

African-American News

Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73

<b>(CNN) —</b> Filmmaker Jonathan Demme, whose Oscar-winning thriller "The Silence of the Lambs" terrified audiences and introduced one of the most indelible villains in movie history, died Wednesday morning in New York. He was 73.<p>He died of complications from esophageal cancer, according to a statement …

Silence of the Lambs

Australian woman Ella Knights dies in scooter crash in Bali

<b>Jakarta:</b> A 26-year-old Australian woman on holiday in Bali has been found dead after the motor scooter she was riding crashed.<p>Ella Knights, from the …

Indonesia

Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning director of Silence of the Lambs, dies at 73

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia and The Manchurian Candidate, has died at the age of 73.<p>The director …

Canadian News

Scott Baio regrets blaming Erin Moran’s death on drugs, alcohol before learning she had cancer

So, it appears that Scott Baio relied mostly on certain tabloids to get news about the death of his friend and former “Joanie Loves Chachi” co-star …

Entertainment