Callegari, Cardinal. Giuseppe b. November 4, 1841 d. April 14, 1906 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Venetian by birth, Giuseppe Callegari came from a well off family belonging to the small Venetian aristocracy. Entering the Patriarchal Seminary of Venice, he was ordained priest in his native city in March 1864. Appointed to the teaching staff of the named seminary, lecturing among others moral theology, he was appointed counselor of the ecclesiastical tribunal in 1878 and prosynodal examiner of the archdiocese. A regular contributor to 'Il Veneto Cattolico', Callegari...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Santuario dell'Arcella, Padova, Provincia di Padova, Veneto, Italy
Wincelberg, Shimon b. September 26, 1924 d. September 29, 2004 American Writer, Broadway Playwright, and Actor. Wincelberg, who began his career as a short-story writer for Harper's Bazaar, New Yorker, and Punch magazines, went on to write for many television shows from the 1950s through the 1990s. His credits include episodes of 'Naked City', 'Frontier Circus', 'Mannix', 'The Time Tunnel', 'Police Woman', 'Rawhide', 'Gunsmoke', 'Have Gun — Will Travel', 'Star Trek', 'The Wild Wild West', 'Lost in Space', 'Combat!', 'Medical Center', 'The Paper Chase', '...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Bironas, Rob b. January 29, 1978 d. September 20, 2014 Professional Football Player. For nine seasons (2005 to 2013), he played at the kicker position in the National Football League with the Tennessee Titans. Bironas set the NFL single game record for most field goals, when he kicked eight in a contest against the Houston Texans during the 2007 season. Born James Robert Douglas Bironas, he attended Trinity High School in Louisville, Kentucky and played collegiate football at Auburn University and later Georgia Southern University. After a period...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Vars, Henryk b. December 29, 1902 d. September 1, 1977 Composer. Born Henryk Warszawski, he began his studies at Poland's Academy of Fine Arts, and later obtained a scholarship to the Music Conservatory in Warsaw, graduating in 1925. In 1927, he composed a song called "New York Times" that was recorded by Henryk Gold's Orchestra. The following year, he had his first big hit with "Let's Dance a Tango". In 1930, he composed his first film score for 'Na Sybir', followed by 'A Masked Spy', 'Upstairs' and 'A Forgotten Tune'. During the 1930s, he...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Bergen, Polly b. July 14, 1930 d. September 20, 2014 American Actress, Singer. In 1950, Bergen already was an established singer when she starred with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in her first movie, 'At War With the Army' and would go on to appear in two more Martin and Lewis films, 'That's My Boy' (1951) and 'The Stooge' (1952). She received an Emmy award in 1957 for her portrayal of singer Helen Morgan in the episode 'The Helen Morgan Story' on the television series '...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Sanguigni, Cardinal. Domenico b. June 27, 1809 d. November 20, 1882 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Terracina, Domenico Sanguigni graduated in utroque iuris in both canon and civil laws. Auditor of the nunciature in the Kingdom of Naples and successively of the nunciature in Portugal, he was named internuncio in Brazil, receiving his episcopal consecration with the titular archbishopric see of Tarso on August 23, 1874 at the church of Sant'Andrea al Quirinale in Rome. Named nuncio in Portugal on August 25, 1874, Pope Leo XIII created him cardinal priest in...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cimitero Comunale Monumentale Campo Verano, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy Plot: Private Vault.
Luckman, Charles b. May 16, 1909 d. January 26, 1999 American Businessman, Architect. Luckman graduated magna cum laude from the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois in 1931, but upon graduation, took a job in the the advertising department at the Colgate Company, since architectural commissions were scarce during the Great Depression. In 1935, he became sales manager of the Pepsodent Company, where his marketing techniques were credited with quadrupling profits. In 1937, he was featured on the cover of Time Magazine as "The Boy...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Columbarium of Eternal Light (locked private gardens) niche 528
Portanova, Cardinal. Gennaro b. October 11, 1845 d. April 25, 1908 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born in Naples, Gennaro Portanova studied at the local Jesuit school, entering later the archiepiscopal lyceum. Ordained priest in May 1869 by the then local ordinary, Cardinal Sisto Riario Sforza, he taught mathematics, physics, and philosophy in various Neapolitan institutions between 1875 and 1883, when he was assigned to lecture theology at the archdiocesan seminary. Distinguishing himself for his humanitarian activities following the earthquake which struck Ischia...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Duomo di Reggio Calabria, Reggio Calabria, Provincia di Reggio di Calabria, Calabria, Italy
Spencer, George b. July 7, 1926 d. September 10, 2014 Major League Baseball Player. For eight seasons (1950 to 1955, 1958 and 1960), he was a pitcher with the New York Giants and Detroit Tigers. Born George Elwell Spencer, he attended Bexley High School in Ohio and following graduation, he enlisted with the United States Navy. He was stationed in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Upon returning home, he enrolled at Ohio State University and excelled in football, as the Buckeye's starting quarterback, in addition to pitching for their...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Jáchym, Archbishop. Franz b. September 3, 1910 d. November 29, 1984 Roman Catholic Prelate. Orphaned by the age of eight, Vienna born Franz Jáchym entered the Knabenseminar of Hollabrunn in 1931, later moving to that of Vienna. Ordained priest in July 1936, three months later he was appointed master of ceremonies and successively vicar cooperator of Purkersdorf. Injured during the Rosary demonstration of October 8, 1938, when the Hitler Youth stormed the archbishopric palace of Vienna, in December 1941 he graduated in theology from the University of Vienna...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Saint Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria Plot: Bischofsgruft.
Rotella, Johnny d. September 11, 2014 Musician, Songwriter. Rotella began his career in his teens, playing clarinet and saxophone with many bands. During World War II, he was stationed in New Jersey with the Army Service Forces Band, and during visits to New York City, he studied with Simeon Bellison on clarinet, Joe Allard on saxophone and Victor Goldring on flute. After his military service, Rotella joined Raymond Scott’s band in New York and later, the bands of Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey. On a trip to California with Goodman...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Jones, Buster b. 1943 d. September 16, 2014 Voice Actor, Television Host. Born Edward Jones, he attended Lane College in Jackson, Tennessee, where he played in a series of bands before he found work as a disc jockey in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles before he got into acting. He appeared in the film 'The Marshal of Windy Hollow' (1972) and on television he had roles on 'The Six Million Dollar Man', 'Hill Street Blues' and the TV movie 'Captain America'. In 1973, he hosted 'Soul Unlimited', [Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Hamilton IV., George b. July 19, 1937 d. September 17, 2014 American Country Musician. He began performing in the late 1950s as a teen idol, later switching to country music in the early 1960s. He was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on July 19, 1937. While a 19-year-old student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Hamilton recorded "A Rose and a Baby Ruth" for a Chapel Hill record label, Colonial Records. The song, written by John D. Loudermilk, climbed to No. 6 on the United States Billboard Hot 100 chart. By 1960, "A Rose and a...[Read More] Salem Moravian God's Acre, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
Zwerling, Darrell b. 1929 d. April, 2014 American Character Actor. Zwerling, who acted in dozens of films and televion shows throughout his career, will best be remembered as Hollis Mulwray, the unfortunate Water Authority Commissioner in Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown' (1974). Among other films he appeared in were 'The Secret Life of an American Wife' (1968), 'Lady Liberty' (1972), 'Our Time' (1974), 'The Ultimate Warrior' (1975), 'High Anxiety' (1977), 'Grease' (1978), '…And Justice for All' (1979), 'The Main Event' (1979) , 'Texas...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Cain, Jackie b. May 22, 1928 d. September 15, 2014 Jazz Vocalist. Along with her husband Roy Karl, they formed a successful and popular jazz duo. They will be best remembered for their fun and exuberant singing style which enlivened a wide range of classic jazz cover hits. Born in Milwaukee, her father was a furniture salesman, she saw her family suffer financially during "The Depression". Following her parent's divorce, she lived with her mother and grandmother. An interest in music helped Jackie get through her childhood years and while...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Anderson Jr., John b. May 8, 1917 d. September 15, 2014 Governor of Kansas. A member of the Republican Party, he served as the 36th Governor of the State of Kansas from 1961 until 1965. He attended Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. Unable to serve in the United States Military during World War II, due to a medical condition, he attained his degree in Law from the University of Kansas and served as an aid to former Kansas Governor and Federal Judge Walter A. Huxman. Anderson launched his political career, when he was elected to...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Old Monticello Cemetery, Shawnee, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
de la Huerta Caso, Bishop. José Antonio b. 1747 d. May 25, 1803 Roman Catholic Bishop. A native of Juigalpa, José Antonio de la Huerta Caso was appointed member of the capitular chapter of León in 1769, later becoming its dean and ultimately archdeacon. Trice vicar capitular and governor of the diocese, on May 27, 1798, he was consecrated bishop of the then diocese of Nicaragua and Costa Rica, receiving his episcopal consecration from Msgr. Juan Félix de Villegas, archbishop of Guatemala. A deeply learned and cultured man, during his tenure a house of...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Catedral de León, León, León, Nicaragua
Sloat, Donald Paul b. February 6, 1949 d. January 17, 1970 Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed in action Jan. 17, 1970, a month before his 21st birthday. He was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama on September 15, 2015. After attending Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, Oklahoma, Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat enlisted in the Army March 19, 1969, at the age of 20. Upon completion of his initial training at Fort Polk, Louisiana, he was assigned as an M60 Machine Gunner with 2nd Battalion, 1st...[Read More] (Bio by: Don Morfe) Vernon Cemetery, Coweta, Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA Plot: Section 4, Block 114 GPS: N35.9459 W95.6348
Auth, Tony b. May 9, 1942 d. September 14, 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winning Cartoonist, Journalist. He was the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Cartooning (1976) for "O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain". He was bedridden during his early youth and at this time, he occupied himself by drawing and sketching. After his family moved to Los Angeles, he received his bachelor's degree in Biological Illustrations from UCLA and following college, he worked as an illustrator in the medical field. He added political...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Lennie, Angus b. April 18, 1930 d. September 14, 2014 Actor. He will probably be best remembered for playing 'Archibald Ives, the Mole' in the star-studded adventure film "The Great Escape" (1963). Raised in Glasgow, he attended Eastbank Academy and after developing an interest in acting, he initiated his career as a performer in small stage productions. This led to a wider experience in theatre throughout Scotland and England. By the late 1950s, he began to appear on British television. In addition to playing Steve McQueen's tunnel-digging friend...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Mortlake Crematorium, Mortlake, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England