Category Archives: Obituaries

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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Keeping Up Appearances Star Clive Swift Dies at 82

The family of Clive Swift has announced that the actor has passed away on February 1st 2019, eight days prior to his 83rd birthday.   The actor was best known for his portrayal of Richard Bucket in Keeping up Appearances, alongside … Continue reading

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Famed Bass Baritone Theo Adam Passes Away at 92

Famed German bass-baritone Theo Adam has passed away in his hometown of Dresden on Thursday January 10th, 2019.  He was 92. Mr Adam’s career spanned over four decades, starting with a performance of Weber’s Der Freischütz at the Staatsoper Dresden … Continue reading

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David Ogden Stiers has Passed Away at 75

It has been reported that actor David Ogden Stiers has passed away at 75.  He is best remembered for his role as Major Charles Emerson Winchester on M*A*S*H. Mr. Stiers was born in 1945 and grew up in Oregon.  He … Continue reading

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