Category Archives: Obituaries

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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Soprano Mirella Freni passes away at 84

Famed opera Soprano Mirella Freni has passed away at the age of 84. Ms. Freni was born on February 27th, 1935 in Modena, Italy.  She was born in the same city, just months before, as tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who would … Continue reading

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Kirk Douglas has Passed Away at 103

Famed Hollywood actor Kirk Douglas has passed away at the age of 103 from natural causes.  He was one of the last remaining actors from Hollywood’s Golden Age. Mr. Douglas, born Issur Danielovitch Demsky on December 9th, 1916 in Amsterdam, … Continue reading

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Franco Zeffirelli has Passed Away

Renowned opera and movie director Franco Zeffirelli has passed away at the age of 96. Mr. Zeffirelli was well known for his opera directing, but also directed some movies.  He was born Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli on February 12th 1923 … Continue reading

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