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  • GenealogyBank.com
    Strategies for finding obituaries in newspaper databases
    If you haven’t had much luck finding your ancestors’ obituaries and death notices online, you may need a few strategies to improve your search results.As an example, at subscription-based GenealogyBank.com, a simple search for Honora...
  • The death of a Long Island wine pioneer
    The death of a Long Island wine pioneer
    A wake will be held today and Tuesday for Dr. Herodotus "Dan" Damianos, 82, a pioneer among Long Island winemakers and the third prominent vintner to die this summer. "Dr. Dan," as he was affectionately nicknamed, died last...
  • Jay Adams collage
    Skateboarding's wild man, the oncomparable Jay Adams, dead at 53
    Jay Adams, a man widely regarded as one of the godfathers of modern skateboarding, died late Thursday at the young age of 53. Sources indicate that Adams suffered a massive heart attack. Though his later years were marred with misfortune, Adams is...
  • Mount Calvary Cemetery
    Four ways to enhance a Find A Grave Memorial
    Find A Grave Memorials can help those researching in your footsteps. Be sure they contain more than search just the birth and death dates. Enhance memorials by going the extra mile to research and adding:links to family members on Find A...
  • Robin Williams
    Running on empty, and ran out of laughs: Robin Williams
    Robin Williams left his spirit and a legacy of entertainment artifacts as a comedic genius would do as if he couldn’t help it. That is what he did. I saw him once riding his bicycle in San Francisco and it was a rainy day. I wondered why an...
  • Robin Williams
    In Memoriam: Robin Williams (1951-2014)
    Every once in a while a performer comes along who really strikes at the core of people. These performers stand the test of time, have their careers span decades, and find themselves into the collective hearts and minds of the general public....
  • Art Schult with the New York Yankees
    Art Schult, member of the 1953 New York Yankees World Series team, dies at 86
    Art Schult, an outfielder and first baseman who played parts of five seasons in the major leagues with the New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Senators, and Chicago Cubs, passed away July 25, 2014 in Ocala, Fla. He was 86.Schult was born...
  • Actor James Garner
    Off into the Sunset: Actor James Garner rides away
    NASHVILLE, TNThis is a sad day across America as well as for many country stars who had worked with the beloved TV and film star James Garner. James Garner was pronounced dead in his Brentwood home outside of Los Angeles this morning. He was 86...
  • Johnny Winter
    Johnny Winter has passed away while on Tour in Europe
    Nashville, TNIt is being reported by several online sources that Blues Artist Johnny Winter has passed away. We don't want to believe that we have lost yet another music legend but it has been confirmed by several of his band mates that it is...
  • Con Man's Obit
    George Ferguson con obit: Con man's obituary is a sendoff to remember
    George Ferguson was a con man for the ages. And Ferguson's obit, written by family members who are evidently still stinging by the way he chose to live his life,is one last twist of the knife, in the poor soul’s coffin. The retired...
  • Louis Zamperini
    Louis Zamperini: Athlete, war hero, Olympian, Grand Marshal, evangelist dies
    Louis Zamperini passed away on July 3, 2014, at the age of 97. This is not a news story about his death; that has already been well covered in other places. Steve Chawkins and Keith Thursby of the Los Angeles Times penned a moving obituary, and...
  • Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach
    Veteran actor Eli Wallach dies at age 98
    Eli Wallach, veteran actor whose work crossed many genres, died late Tuesday night, June 24, at the age of 98.Best known for the iconic westerns "The Magnificent Seven" (Sam Peckinpah, 1960) and "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"...
  • The passing of my Mom, Rose Szymanski
    The passing of my Mom, Rose Szymanski, a true survivor of many Holocausts
    “And then my father told me, ‘It’s time to feed the pigs,’ and I knew it was time to take the leftover food from the Nazi soldiers and go downstairs to the basement where the Jewish families were living in our café.&rdquo...
  • Want it done right - do it yourself
    Want it done right - do it yourself
    As we face the changing of our world for the next it is interesting to look around and wonder ‘what will they say about me when I am gone?’ In the world of fast computers and disposal lifestyles, who has the time to look into the life...
  • Kevin Sharp
    “Nobody Knows,” Country Hit Maker Kevin Sharp Passes Away
    Nashville, TNI am so sad to report that Kevin Sharp has passed away.This one hits particularly hard as I was a fan of his work. I followed his story, his fight with cancer and on this Easter Day, I feel compelled to write this story even though I...