Category Archives: Obituaries

Alex Trebek has Passed Away at 80

Alex Trebek, the long time host of Jeopardy! has passed away at the age of 80 after a 20 month fight with pancreatic cancer. Mr. Trebek was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada on July 22nd, 1940 and grew up speaking … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Palmer has Passed Away

Famed actor Geoffrey Palmer has passed away at the age of 93.  He was born on June 4th, 1927 in London England. After completing national service from 1946 to 1948 he would work as an unpaid stage manager prior to … Continue reading

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Sir Sean Connery has Passed Away at 90

Famed Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery has passed away at the age of 90. Sir Sean was born on August 25th, 1930 in Edinburgh, the son of Joseph Connery and Euphemia “Effie” McBain McLean.  He is also part Irish.

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John Turner has Passed Away

Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner has passed away at the age of 91. Mr. Turner was born in in London, England on June 7th, 1929.  His family would move to Canada in 1932 after the death of his father.  … Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg has Passed Away at 87

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the United States Supreme Court has passed away at the age of 87. Justice Ginsburg was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death and was known … Continue reading

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Regis Philbin has Passed Away at 88

Longtime television personality Regis Philbin has passed away at the age of 88 from natural causes. Mr. Philbin was well known as the host of the talk show Live with Regis and Kathy Lee, later known Regis and Kelly.  The … Continue reading

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Dame Vera Lynn has Passed Away

Famed British singer Dame Vera Lynn, who helped to keep up the morale of the Allies during the Second World War has passed away at the age of 103.

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Actress Shirley Douglas has passed away at 86

Famed Canadian actress Shirley Douglas has passed away at the age of 86. Ms. Douglas is best remembered for her role as matriarch May Bailey in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s (CBC) series Wind at My Back.  She also appeared as … Continue reading

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‘Pocket Rocket’ Richard has Passed Away

11 time Stanley Cup Champion Henri ‘Pocket Rocket’ Richard has passed away at the age of 84. Mr. Richard, the younger brother of Maurice ‘The Rocket’ Richard, would play 20 seasons for the Montreal Canadiens from 1955 to 1975.  The … Continue reading

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World Series Champion Tony Fernández has Passed Away

Former Toronto Blue Jay shortstopTony Fernández has passed away at the age of 57.  He played for the Blue Jays in four different stints: from 1983-1900, 1993, from 1998-1999, and finally in 2001, winning the World series with the Blue … Continue reading

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