Quigley, Joan b. April 10, 1927 d. October 23, 2014 Astrologer, Author. Quigley was an astrologer best known for her astrological advice to Nancy and Ronald Reagan while in the White House in the 1980s. Quigley, a Vassar graduate who penned a series of articles on astrology for Seventeen Magazine under the pseudonym Angel Star, appeared many times on 'The Merv Griffin Show', and it was Griffin who recommended Quigley to Nancy Reagan, then California’s first lady. She consulted with the Reagan campaign team during the 1980 campaign, but became...[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!
Bradlee, Ben b. August 26, 1921 d. October 21, 2014 Journalist. He served as Editor of The Washington Post from 1965 until 1991 and during his leadership, the stories of "The Pentagon Papers" and "Watergate" were reported. He was born Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee, his father was an investment banker, Ben (as he was called throughout his life) was educated at Harvard College. During World War II, he was assigned to the Pacific and served in communications at the Office of Naval Intelligence. Upon returning home, he helped establish the small...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Dunning, Charles Avery 'Charlie' b. July 31, 1885 d. October 1, 1958 Businessman, Canadian Politician, Premier of Saskatchewan. A member of the Liberal party, he served as the 3rd Premier of Saskatchewan in Canada from April 1922 until February 1926 and a member of the Canadian Parliament for Regina from 1926 until 1930. Born in England, he became an iron worker at the age of 17 and traveled to East Central Saskatchewan in Canada to work as a farm hand. Soon afterwards he convinced the rest of his family to join him and he filed for a homestead in the Beaverdale...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Maury, Cardinal. Jean-Sifrein b. June 26, 1746 d. May 10, 1817 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Valreás, Jean-Sifrein Maury came from a Protestant family that embraced Catholicism following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Entering the local minor seminary of Sainte-Garde d'Avignon, he was successively sent to the Saint-Charles Seminary for his theological studies and ultimately to the Parisian Collège de France. Ordained priest in 1765, he was named vicar general, official and canon of the cathedral chapter of the diocese of Lombez and abbot '...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Chiesa Nuova, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy Plot: In Front Of The High Altar.
Paulus, Stephen b. August 24, 1949 d. October 19, 2014 Composer. The creator of more than 500 vocal and orchestral pieces, he shall possibly be best remembered for his "Pilgrim's Hymn" which as of the time of his death had been performed at the funerals of two US Presidents. Raised in the Twin Cities from the time he was a toddler, he got his early musical influence from his father, an amateur church organist, and was educated at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Minnesota, receiving his Ph.D. in composition in 1978...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Ashes given to his wife Patty.
Randi, Cardinal. Lorenzo Ilarione b. July 12, 1818 d. December 20, 1887 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Bagnacavallo, Lorenzo Ilarione Randi came from a noble family. Receiving his first education at home, he successively frequented the local school prior to entering the seminary of Faenza. Ordained priest in March 1841, he furtherhed his studies at the Pontifical Academy of Ecclesiastical Noble in Rome. Entering the Roman Curia, he found a rapid solution to the difficult problem of starting a good railroad network in the Papal States, being soon named privy...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Casa Baldi Randi, Traversara, Provincia di Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Plot: Oratorio Santa Maria Assunta.
Imperiali, Cardinal. Giuseppe Renato b. April 29, 1651 d. January 15, 1737 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born to a noble family in Francavilla Fontana, Giuseppe Renato Imperiali served as papal prelate during the pontificate of Pope Clement X, being later named cleric of the Apostolic Chamber by his successor, Pope Innocent XI. Treasurer and auditor of the same chamber, on September 14, 1686 he was named commissary general of sailors and galleys and of fortresses and maritime towers of the Papal States. Pope Alexander VIII created him cardinal deacon in the consistory of...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Basilica di Sant'Agostino, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy
Verallo, Cardinal. Girolamo b. 1497 d. October 10, 1555 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born to a noble family in Cori, Girolamo Verallo studied law and moving to Rome, was named referendary of the Tribunal of the Apostolic Signature and auditor of the Sacred Roman Rota and of the Sacred Apostolic Palace. Protector of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, he was named bishop of Bertinoro and successively nuncio before Ferdinand, king of the Romans between 1541 and 1545. Transferred to the see of Caserta on November 14, 1541, he was promoted...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Basilica di Sant'Agostino, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy
Ravenscroft, Raphael b. June 4, 1954 d. October 19, 2014 Musician. A saxophonist, he will perhaps be best remembered for his haunting saxophone work on the 1978 Gerry Rafferty hit "Baker Street". His break in the industry came, when he contributed musically to the Maxine Nightingale album "Right Back Where We Started From" (1976) and from that point, he went on to work with such artists as Pink Floyd, Marvin Gaye and Phil Collins. He released the solo effort "Here Father Didn't Like Me Anyway" in 1979. He died from an apparent heart attack. (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!
Paulk, Charlie b. June 14, 1946 d. October 1, 2014 Professional Basketball Player. After playing collegiate basketball at Northeastern State University in Oklahoma, he was selected as the seventh overall pick by the Milwaukee Bucks during the 1968 NBA Draft. Paulk holds the distinction of being the first draft selection in Milwaukee Bucks' history. After missing the 1969-1970 season due to his service with the United States Military during the Vietnam War, he was acquired by the Cincinnati Royals in exchange for Hall of Fame player Oscar...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
de la Renta, Oscar b. July 22, 1932 d. October 20, 2014 Fashion Designer, Icon. At the age of 18, de la Renta left home to study painting in Madrid. It was there he developed a love of fashion design and began an apprenticeship with Cristóbal Balenciaga, who became his mentor, and then, landed a job with Lanvin in Paris. After the wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Spain saw some of his dress sketches, she commissioned him to design a gown for her daughter. The daughter and the dress appeared on the cover of Life magazine. Soon after, he moved to New...[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!
Beadle, Raymond b. December 16, 1943 d. October 20, 2014 American Drag Racer and Auto Racing Team Owner. Raymond Garry Beadle was born in Spur Texas and raised in Lubbock, Texas. Beadle started out in racing in 1972 and in 1975 signed on with Harry Schmidt's Blue Max team. By years end he was the U. S. Nationals champion. Beadle had the Blue Max name copyrighted, incorporated the medal from which the Blue Max movie got its name into the paint scheme, lined up sponsors, race dates and immediately asked for and received four times what Schmidt had...[Read More] (Bio by: Ricky Eade) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Liebrich, Werner b. January 18, 1927 d. March 20, 1995 Professional Soccer Player. 1954 FIFA World Cup Champion. 1951 and 1953 German Champion. Central defender. He played his entire professional club career with one team, his hometown 1 FC Kaiserslautern, with 355 games and 28 goals from 1945 to 1962, rising through the youth ranks to the top team. He was one of five Kaiserslautern players to represent Germany in the 1954 FIFA World Cup, winning the final vs Hungary 3-2 in what has been called "The Miracle of Bern" (Das Wunder von Bern) and was...[Read More] (Bio by: Kenneth Gilbert) Hauptfriedhof Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslauterner Stadtkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Baker, Ox (Douglas A.) b. April 19, 1934 d. October 20, 2014 Professional Wrestler. A gentle giant who was typecast as a villain, he is remembered for his thirty year career during which he felled numerous opponents with his trademark "Heart Punch". Raised in Waterloo, Iowa, he was a standout athlete in high school until he was, for reasons unspecified, kicked out. After spending two years in the military during which time he played football, he was trained by several professingal wrestlers including World Champion Pat O'Connor prior to his 1962 Kansas...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Fisher, Rev. Geoffrey b. May 5, 1887 d. September 15, 1972 Archbishop of Canterbury. He served in this position from January 1945 until January 1961 and is remembered for presiding over the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey on June 2, 1953. Born Geoffrey Francis Fisher in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England he was raised in Higham on the Hill, Leicestershire, England where his father served as rector. He received his education at Marlborough College in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England and Exeter College, Oxford, England. He was an...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Saint Andrew Churchyard, Trent, West Dorset District, Dorset, England Plot: Church crypt.
Tiernan, Robert Owens b. February 24, 1929 d. October 15, 2014 US Congressman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives from 1967 until 1975. He achieved All State status in hockey while attending La Salle Academy in Rhode Island and participated in track at Providence College. He attained his law degree from Catholic University Columbus School of Law in Washington and practiced in his native Rhode Island. He entered the political arena, when he was elected to and...[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!
Miller, Doris 'Dorie' [memorial] b. October 12, 1919 d. November 24, 1943 World War II Hero. The first African-American to receive the Navy Cross, awarded for his heroism during the attack on Pearl Harbor. A fullback on his high school football team, he enlisted September 16, 1939 to travel and earn money for his family. He was trained as a mess attendant at the Naval Training Station, Norfolk, Virginia, and was serving aboard the USS West Virginia when the Japanese attacked. His Navy Cross citation reads, "For distinguished devotion to duty, extraordinary courage...[Read More] (Bio by: Thom Painter) Doris Miller Historical Memorial, East Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Lucier, Lou b. March 23, 1918 d. October 18, 2014 Major League Baseball Player. Born Joseph Louis Lucier, he made his initial mark on the baseball diamond as a pitcher during his years at Grafton High School in Massachusetts and caught the attention of a scout who signed him to a contract with the Boston Bees. He ended up with the Boston Red Sox and due to the shortage of players because of World War II, Lucier was promoted to the Major Leagues. He marked his debut on April 23, 1943 and recorded 3 wins in 16 games-pitched that season. He...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Saint Patricks Cemetery, Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Judson, William Lees b. 1842 d. October, 1928 Artist. Judson moved to the United States with his parents when he was ten years old. After serving four years with the Illinois volunteers during the American Civil War, he studied art in New York and Paris and settled in London, Ontario, Canada where he became a successful portrait painter and art teacher. In 1893, Judson settled in the Garvanza section of Los Angeles and switched from portrait painting to landscapes. Soon after his arrival, he was at the forefront of the Arroyo Guild of...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Mausoleum, map 3, crypt 812 BB
Moretti, Giuseppe b. February 3, 1857 d. February, 1935 Sculptor. Born and trained as an artist in Italy, he is best known for his long residency in the United States where he created a number of statues and public monuments in bronze and marble, including "Vulcan" in Birmingham, Alabama, which is the largest cast iron statue in the world. Close friend of Enrico Caruso. (Bio by: Paula Lemire) San Remo Cemetery, San Remo, Provincia di Imperia, Liguria, Italy