Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries of people who have unfortunately passed away.

Sidney Poitier has Passed Away

Famed Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier, KBE has passed away at the age of 94, a month prior to his 95th birthday. Mr. Poitier was born on February 20th, 1927 in Miami, Florida to Reginald James and Evelyn Poitier who were … Continue reading

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Betty White Passes Away at 99

Famed actress Betty White has passed away at the age of 99. Ms. White is well known as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and as Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls and The Golden Palace, as … Continue reading

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Arhbishop Desmond Tutu has Passed Away

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has passed away at the age of 90. Archbishop Tutu was born October 7th, 1931in Klerksdorp, South Africa to Zachariah Zelilo Tutu and his wife, Allen Dorothea Mavoertsek Mathlare. He would become a teacher in … Continue reading

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Martha Henry Passes Away at 83

American-Canadian actress Martha Henry has passed away at 83, just week after appearing at the Statford Festival. Ms. Henry was born Martha Buhs on February 17th, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan to Kathleen and Lloyd Howard Buhs. Ms. Henry graduated from … Continue reading

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Bernard Haitink has Passed Away

Bernard Haitink, the internationally known Dutch conductor, has passed away at age 92. Mr. Haitink was born in Amsterdam on March 4th, 1929 to Willem Haitink and Anna Clara Verschaffelt. Mr Haitink was a long time conductor, and would serve … Continue reading

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Former Ontario Premier Bill Davis Passes Away at 92

William ‘Bill’ Davis, the 18th Premier of Ontario and former MPP from Peel Region has passed away at the age of 92. Mr. Davis served as Premier of Ontario from 1971 to 1985. Bill Davis was born William Grenville Davis … Continue reading

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Famed Mezzo Soprano Christa Ludwig Passes Away at 93

Famed mezzo-sporano Christa Ludwig has passed away at the age of 93. Her career spanned almost 50 years, performing opera, Lieder, oratorio, masses, and passions. She was born March 16th, 1928 in Berlin, Germany to Anton Ludwig and Eugenie Besalla-Ludwig, … Continue reading

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Prince Phillip Passes Away at 99

Buckingham Palace has announced the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99. Prince Phillip was born June 10th 1921 in Mon Repos, Corfu, Kingdom of Greece to Prince Andrew of Greece and … Continue reading

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Maestro James Levine has Passed Away at 77

It was announced on March 17th, 2021 that longtime Metropolitan Opera (‘The Met’) Music Director James Levine passed away on March 9th, 2021 at the age of 77 in Palm Springs, California.

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Johnny Briggs has Passed Away

The actor Johnny Briggs, famous for his portrayal of Mike Baldwin on Coronation Street, has passed away at 85. Mr. Briggs played factory owner Mike Baldwin from 1976 to 2006 on Coronation Street, making him a household to many.

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