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  • Report: 'James Bond' star Roger Moore dead at 89

    May 23, 2017 9:36 AM

    Sir Roger Moore, the star of the “James Bond” franchise in the 1970s and 1880s, has died at the age of 89 years old. According to ABC News, the announcement was made via the star’s Twitter account. "With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news... more »
  • Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101

    March 20, 2017 11:05 AM

    NEW YORK - A billionaire philanthropist who was the last of his generation in the famously philanthropic Rockefeller family has died. David Rockefeller was 101 years old. Rockefeller's spokesman, Fraser P. Seitel, says he died peacefully in his sleep Monday morning at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York. Rockefeller... more »
  • La. music legend Pete Fountain has died

    August 6, 2016 9:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana music legend Pete Fountain has died, WWL TV reported early Saturday. Fountain, a clarinetist, is known for his Half-Fast Walking Club, a musical troop that marches in Mardi Gras parades. Even in his 80's, Fountain joined his group this past Mardi Gras. Fountain, who... more »
  • 'Everybody Loves Raymond' star Doris Roberts dies at 90

    April 19, 2016 5:05 AM

    LOS ANGELES- A family spokeswoman says that "Everybody Loves Raymond" star Doris Roberts has died. She was 90. Spokeswoman Janet Daily said Monday that Roberts died overnight in her sleep in Los Angeles. Daily was told of the death by Roberts' son, Michael Cannata. Daily didn't know the cause of... more »
  • 'Mob Wives' reality star Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola has died

    February 18, 2016 6:59 AM

    NEW YORK- Angela "Big Ang" Raiola from the reality TV series "Mob Wives" has died following a nearly yearlong battle with cancer. Series producer Jennifer Graziano says the 55-year-old Raiola died early Thursday at a New York City hospital while surrounded by family and friends. She had been diagnosed in... more »
  • Iconic singer David Bowie dies at 69

    January 11, 2016 3:40 AM

    NEW YORK- David Bowie, the innovative and iconic singer whose illustrious career lasted five decades, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 69. Representative Steve Martin said early Monday that Bowie died "peacefully" and was surrounded by family. The statement read: "While many of you will share in... more »
  • Ex-Globetrotters star Meadowlark Lemon dies

    December 28, 2015 9:46 AM

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ.- Former Harlem Globetrotters star Meadowlark Lemon has died. He was 83. Globetrotters spokesman Brett Meister said Lemon's wife and daughter confirmed to the team that he died Sunday in Scottsdale, Ariz. Meister did not know the cause of death. Known as the "clown prince" of the barnstorming basketball... more »
  • Willie Mae Seaton of Willie Mae's Scotch House dies

    September 22, 2015 8:11 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Willie Mae Seaton, whose neighborhood restaurant helped put fried chicken on the culinary map, has died. Family friends on Monday confirmed Seaton died Saturday. She was 99. Seaton managed Willie Mae's Scotch House for decades before her health declined and her great-granddaughter, Kerry Seaton-Stewart, took over. Oxford, Mississippi-based... more »
  • Longtime state lawmaker Dennis Hebert dies

    September 14, 2015 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Longtime state lawmaker Rep. Dennis Paul Hebert passed away on Friday, according to his family. Hebert, who was from Ponchatoula but lived in Baton Rouge later in life, was 88 years old. Hebert served in the legislature as a Democrat for 24 years. He represented... more »
  • Woman dissed Hillary Clinton in death

    August 19, 2015 9:24 PM

    RUNNEMEDE, NEW JERSEY- A woman used her obituary to take a swipe at Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton. The obit about Elaine Fydrych says "Elaine requests, 'In lieu of flowers, please do not vote for Hillary Clinton.'" Her husband says Fydrych was a registered Democrat and not "a political... more »
  • Obit: 'We blame Seahawks lousy play call for Mike's death'

    February 5, 2015 5:56 PM

    SPOKANE, WA - The family of a Seahawks fan who died after the Super Bowl says he would have enjoyed the dig at the team they put in the last line of his obituary: "We blame the Seahawks lousy play call for Mike's untimely death." The obituary for Michael Vedvik... more »

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