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Appleton (Jablonski), Peter William b. May 20, 1904 d. January 18, 1974 Major League Baseball Player. Played Major League baseball as a pitcher for fourteen seasons (1927 to 1928, 1930 to 1933, 1936 to 1942, 1945) with the Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Washington Senators, Chicago White Sox, and St. Louis Browns. Born Peter William Jablonski, he legally changed his name to the less-ethnic sounding "Appleton" in 1933. A journeyman hurler who pitched mostly in relief with occasional spot-starting duties, he arrived in the...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Saint Gertrudes Roman Catholic Cemetery, Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA Plot: Block 21, Grave 637B
Coco, James b. March 21, 1930 d. February 25, 1987 Actor. Born James Emil Coco, he was a popular character player noted for his comedic roles on stage, film and television. At age 17, he toured with a children's theatre troupe and made his Broadway debut in the play "Hotel Paradiso" in 1957. A veteran of more than 700 stage productions, he was the recipient of the Obie Award and the Drama Desk Award for outstanding performance. For feature films, he appeared in "Ensign Pulver" (1964), ""Generation" (1969), "The Wild Party" (1975), "Wholly...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Heart attack Saint Gertrudes Roman Catholic Cemetery, Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA Plot: Section 29, Lot 660 GPS coordinates: 40.5960999, -74.3068008 (hddd.dddd)
Curia, John P. b. 1912 d. June 8, 1968 Mr. Curia was one of two spectators killed while watching the funeral train of Senator Robert F. Kennedy as it passed through Elizabeth, New Jersey. Mr. Curia, along with Mrs. Antoinette Severini, were struck by a passenger train heading in the opposite direction of the Kennedy train. They were part of a crowd that had moved out onto the tracks to get a better view of the funeral train. Saint Gertrudes Roman Catholic Cemetery, Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Dwyer, Bernard James b. January 24, 1921 d. October 31, 1998 US Congressman. Served in the United States Navy during World War II. Elected to represent New Jersey's 6th and 15th Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1981 to 1993. Also served as a Member of the New Jersey State Senate from 1974 to 1980. He died of a heart attack on October 31, 1998, while driving his car in Metuchen, New Jersey. (Bio by: K) Saint Gertrudes Roman Catholic Cemetery, Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Muni, Scott b. May 10, 1930 d. September 28, 2004 Legendary radio disk jockey whose career in radio lasted for fifty years. Known affectionately to his fans as "Scottso," "The Godfather," or "The Professor," Muni was born Donald Allen Munoz in Wichita, Kansas, and grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. He began his career in radio while enlisted in the Marines, and replaced Alan Freed in Akron, Ohio, after leaving the service. He came to New York in 1959, and started on WNEW in the 1970s. While on WNEW, he became famous for his legendary stunts...[Read More] (Bio by: Anonymous) Saint Gertrudes Roman Catholic Cemetery, Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA Plot: Mausoleum, Corridor 205 Tier A Row 5
Paraskevas, Betty b. April 8, 1929 d. April 7, 2010 Children's Author. A onetime Broadway playwright and lyricist, she worked with producer Harry Rigby on such shows as "No, No Nannette" and "Sugar Babies". She turned to children's fiction at the suggestion of her artist son, Michael, who asked for a book he could illustrate. Their first collaborations were "On the Edge of the Sea" (1982) and the successful "Junior Kroll" (1993). After that they produced 21 more books, and eventually several television series including "Maggie and the Ferocious...[Read More] (Bio by: Susan B) Saint Gertrudes Roman Catholic Cemetery, Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA