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Martin Munoz, Maritza b. October 29, 1959 d. January 18, 1993 A cameraman from the program Ocurrio Asi, or "That's the Way It Happened," on Spanish-language Channel 51 captured Emilio Nunez shooting his ex-wife, Maritza Martin, at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery in North Lauderdale, Florida on Jan. 18, 1993. Nunez blamed his ex-wife for the suicide of their daughter, Yoandra Nunez, a 15 year old Northeast High School freshman who was 13 weeks pregnant. Their daughter committed suicide on Thanksgiving Day 1992, and was buried at Queen of Heaven. Maritza...[Read More] Cause of death: Shot to death Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
McMahon Sr., Vincent James b. July 6, 1914 d. May 24, 1984 Entertainment Magnate, Sports Promoter. He was the father of the current owner of WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Vince McMahon. He is the son of boxing, wrestling, and concert promoter Jess McMahon. He promoted his first wrestling card in 1935. Eventually, he formed the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) with fellow northeast promoter Willie Gillenzberg. They had their first champion, "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers, recognized. He was the one who named Terry Bollea as the legendary Hulk...[Read More] (Bio by: Adam J.) Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
Munoz, Yoandra d. November 24, 1992 Daughter of Maritza Martin and Emilio Nunez whose suicide led her father to shoot her mother to death in the cemetery in front of the crew of the television program "Ocurrio Asi," or "That's the Way It Happened," on Spanish-language Channel 51. Nunez blamed his ex-wife for the suicide of their daughter, a 15 year old Northeast High School freshman who was 13 weeks pregnant. Cause of death: Suicide Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
Pastorius, Jaco (John Francis) b. December 1, 1951 d. September 21, 1987 Musician. Born John Francis Pastorius, III in Norristown, Pennsylvania, he was a master jazz performer acknowledged for his virtuoso skills as an electric bass player. In the late 1960s, he was playing R&B in local bands when he begun to appreciate jazz music. He began playing with his friend and jazz guitarist, Pat Metheny and together with drummer Bruce Ditmas they recorded the album "Bright Size Light" in 1974. He recorded a solo titled album "Joco Pastorius" in 1976, which exploded onto the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Beaten to death by a nightclub bouncer trying to enter a club in a disheveled condition Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA Plot: Section L, Block 219, Grave 8
Shriner, Herb b. May 29, 1918 d. April 23, 1970 Actor. Shriner appeared in the film, "Main Street To Broadway" in 1953 as 'Frank Johnson,' but he is best remembered as the host of the television series, "Two for the Money" from 1952 to 1956, and host of "The Herb Shriner Show" from 1949 to 1956. He also appeared on several episodes of the television programs, "The Andy Williams Show,"in 1962, "Screen Actors Playhouse" in 1955, as 'Clem Waters,' "Your Show Of Shows" in 1952,"What's My Line?" in 1952, and "The Kate Smith Evening Hour" in 1952...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
Stevens, Kaye b. July 21, 1932 d. December 28, 2011 Singer, Actress. She shall be remembered for her career on television and for headlining in Las Vegas top nightclubs. Born Catherine Louise Stephens, she moved to Cleveland at a young age and began performing as a singer and drummer. Kaye started appearing in the northeast and during a New Jersey engagement was noticed by Johnny Carson's sidekick Ed McMahon leading to jobs at more important venues. While at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas she filled-in for an indisposed Debbie Reynolds and...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA