Corbetta, Jerry b. 1948 d. September 16, 2016 American Musician. Corbetta will best be remembered for being the lead singer of Sugarloaf, which had a smash hit, "Green-Eyed Lady", in 1970. Originally a drummer, he switched to keyboards in his teen years, playing in a couple of bands, one of which became the Moonrakers and cut four singles in the mid-1960s. His next band, Chocolate Hair, got signed to Liberty Records, but before their debut could be released, the label requested the band change their name. They decided to honor their...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
Carr, Charmian b. December 27, 1942 d. September 17, 2016 Actress. She shall be remembered for playing 'Liesl Von Trapp', the eldest daughter in the classic motion picture "The Sound of Music" (1965). Born Charmian Anne Farnon, her mother Rita Oehmen was an accomplished Vaudeville performer, her father Brian Farnon was a bandleader, she moved with her family to California during her early teenage years. Following her parent's path to the entertainment industry, she was cast as 'Liesl' for the film adaptation of the Broadway hit play "The Sound of...[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!
Monteiro, Antonio Manuel Mascarenhas Gomes b. February 16, 1944 d. September 16, 2016 Cabo Verdean Statesman. He served as the 2nd President of Cape Verde from March 22, 1991 to March 22, 2001. He went to university in Belgium and graduated with his law degree from the Catholic University of Leuven. As a candidate of the Movement for Democracy party, he defeated Aristides Pereira in the first multi-party presidential election held in Cape Verde in 1991. He took office on March 22, 1991 and was re-elected without opposition in 1996. He stepped down in 2001 after serving two...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Kinsella, W. P. b. May 25, 1935 d. September 16, 2016 Novelist. Author of nearly 30 books of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, his best know novel was 'Shoeless Joe' (1982), which was made into the 1989 movie, 'Field of Dreams,' which starred Kevin Costner. Born William Patrick Kinsella in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, his first book, 'Dance Me Outside' was published in 1977. Aside from writing 'Shoeless Joe,' Kinsella wrote two other novels about the field of baseball, 'The Iowa Baseball Confederacy' (1986), and 'Box Socials' (1991). In 1997, Kinsella...[Read More] (Bio by: Red Queen) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Albee, Edward b. March 12, 1928 d. September 16, 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright. A prolific writer, he will be remembered for his penning of the play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1962), which earned him a Tony Award. The motion picture adaptation (1966) which starred Elizabeth Taylor (who won an Academy Award) and Richard Burton received an Academy Award nomination. Additionally, Albee was known for his receiving of three Pulitzer Prizes for his works "A Delicate Balance" (1967), "Seascape" (1975) and "Three Tall Women" (1994). Born...[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!
Martin, John Cunningham b. April 29, 1880 d. January 27, 1952 US Congressman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the US House of Representatives for one term, from January 1939 until January 1941. After attending Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois, he became a banker and served as director of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from 1922 until 1932 and as Illinois State Treasurer for two terms (1933 until 1935 and 1937 until 1939). He declined to run for a second congressional term and upon leaving Congress, he returned to his...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) East Lawn Cemetery, Salem, Marion County, Illinois, USA
Ciampi, Carlo Azeglio b. December 9, 1920 d. September 16, 2016 Italian Politician and Banker. He was the 49th Prime Minister of Italy from 28 April 1993 to 10 May 1994 and was the tenth President of the Italian Republic from 18 May 1999 to 15 May 2006. He was also Governor of the Bank of Italy from 1979 to 1993, and Director General of the Bank of Italy from 1978 to 1979. Born in Livorno, he received a doctorate in ancient Greek literature and classical philology in 1941 from the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. In 1943, after the date of the armistice...[Read More] (Bio by: Luca Bonini) Cimitero Della Misercordia, Livorno, Provincia di Livorno, Toscana, Italy
Stacy, James b. December 23, 1936 d. September 9, 2016 Actor. Born Maurice William Elias, he was best known for his role in the late 1960s Western television series "Lancer". As a teen, he first aspired to play professional football, but settled on a career in the movies after a friend coaxed him into taking some acting classes. He started his acting career in 1957 in the film "Sayonara" and then on the television series "Highway Patrol". He would later appear on various television shows such as "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet", "...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Quillan, Fred b. January 27, 1956 d. September 12, 2016 Professional Football Player. For ten seasons (1978 to 1987), he played at the center position in the National Football League with the San Francisco 49ers. Born Frederick David Quillan, he was raised in Oregon and made his initial mark on the football field at Central Catholic High School. During his collegiate years at the University of Oregon, he achieved All-West Coast honors in 1976. Selected by San Francisco during the 7th round of the 1978 NFL Draft, he succeeded Randy Cross as the 49ers'...[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!
Mofford, Rose b. June 10, 1922 d. September 15, 2016 Governor of Arizona. She served as the 18th Governor of Arizona from April 4, 1988 to March 6, 1991. After graduating from high school, she began her career as a secretary to State Treasurer Joe Hunt. Two years later when Hunt was promoted to the Arizona Tax Commission, she followed her boss to this position. In 1945 she left to work as business manager for Arizona Highways, but came back to work at the Tax Commission two years later. She would work there until 1960 when a new...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
McGuire, Kim b. December 1, 1955 d. September 14, 2016 American Actress. She will best be remembered for her role as Mona "Hatchet-Face" Malnorowski in John Waters' 1990 cult classic 'Cry-Baby'. The daughter of an attorney, she was inspired at an early age to be an entertainer, however she followed in her father's footsteps and completed her education at the Loyola University School of Law. In early 1985, Waters was working on a script for a new film entitled 'Hatchet-Face', which subsequently became 'Cry-Baby'. In 1989, McGuire answered an ad in a...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Atkinson, Eugene Vincent b. April 5, 1927 d. August 4, 2016 US Congressman. Originally a member of the Democratic Party, he served for two consecutive terms in the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania's 25th congressional district from January 1979 until January 1983. In October 1981 he switched to the Republican Party and was defeated in the 1982 election by Democrat Joseph P. Kolter. He died at the age of 89. (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Riveiro y Jacinto, Archbishop. Julián Raymundo b. February 17, 1854 d. May 8, 1931 Roman Catholic Archbishop. A staunch promoter of devotion to Our Lady under the title of the Rosary in Guatemala, Monsignor Julián Raymundo Riveiro y Jacinto OP., was the first and so far, only member of the Order of Preachers to lead the Archdiocese of Santiago de Guatemala. Born in Cobán, his mother Mercedes Jacinto died while delivering him, and raised by his father, besides the Castilian spoke fluent Quekchí, one of the Mayan languages, a tongue he retained even after his appointment to his...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Basílica Menor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala Plot: Beneath the Presbytery.
Arquette, Alexis b. July 28, 1969 d. September 11, 2016 American Actress and Television Personality. Born Robert Arquette, the transgendered actress was born into a family of actors that included Patricia, David and Rosanna Arquette. Alexis started acting at age 12, and went on to appear in several films, including 'Of Mice and Men' (1992), 'Pulp Fiction' (1994), 'The Wedding Singer' (1998), 'Bride of Chucky' (1998), 'Perfect Lover' (2001), 'Lords of Dogtown' (2005), 'Here & Now' (2010) and 'Blended' (2014). Among TV shows she appeared in were '...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Cause of death: Complications of AIDS Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Friedman, Greta b. June 5, 1924 d. September 8, 2016 Popular Culture Icon, World War II Figure. Born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, where as the influence of Nazism grew, her parent, secured passports and papers for their three daughters to travel to the U.S., with plans to follow if they could. Greta, who was then 15 years old, was to care for her younger sisters during the journey. They were among the last refugees to make it out. The sisters were taken in by relatives, and received letters from their parents during their first few years in...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Pesic, Dragisa b. August 8, 1954 d. September 8, 2016 Yugoslav Statesman. He served as the fifth and last Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from July 24, 2001 to March 7, 2003. He studied economic sciences at University of Sarajevo's Faculty of Economics. After college, he worked in various government economic positions before becoming the Yugoslav Minister of Finance in 1998. In 2001 he became the Prime Minister of Yugoslavia and remained in that post until 2003 when it was officially transformed into the State Union of Serbia...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Smith, Pvt. Thomas J. b. 1833 Indian Wars Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private, in Company G, 1st U.S. Cavalry. He earned the Medal of Honor 20 October 1869 in the Chiricahua Mountains in Arizona. Member of Company G, 1st US Cavalry, rank of Private. This man is lost to history, his date of death and burial location are unknown. Not to be confused with MOH recipient Thomas Smith. Body lost or destroyed
Deckard, Huey Joel b. March 7, 1942 d. September 7, 2016 US Congressman. A member of the Republican Party, he served the State of Indiana's 8th Congressional District in the House of Representatives from 1979 until 1983. Raised in Indiana, he studied at the University of Evansville and later served with the Indiana National Guard. He had a lengthy association within the television broadcasting industry. Additionally, he founded a company which developed energy efficient homes and businesses. Deckard was charged with driving while intoxicated prior to...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Bellefontaine Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana, USA