Curran, Kevin b. February 27, 1957 d. October 26, 2016 Emmy Award-winning Writer and Producer. Curran was a multiple award-winning writer who will best be remembered for his work on the animated television series 'The Simpsons'. He attended Harvard College, where he was an editor of the Harvard Lampoon. He would go on to write for the National Lampoon and was editor of the letters and cartoon sections. He next worked on 'Late Night with David Letterman', where he wrote Letterman's first "Top Ten List", and would go on to win three Emmy Awards for...[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!
Vee (Velline), Bobby (Robert Thomas) b. April 30, 1943 d. October 24, 2016 Singer, Actor. A popular singer of the 1960s, he was a regular presence on the American Pop Billboard Charts with such Top 10 hits as "Rubber Ball" (1960), "Take Good Care Of My Baby" (1961), "Run To Him" (1961), "The Night Has A Thousand Eyes" (1962) and "Come Back When You Grow Up" (1967). Born Robert Thomas Velline, into a musically-inclined family, his father was a violinist and pianist. Bobby was an experienced musician by his mid teen years, as he played the saxophone while performing in...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Saint John the Baptist Parish Cemetery, Collegeville, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
Massee, Michael b. August 16, 1955 d. October 26, 2016 Actor. He was best known for his roles as Fun Boy in the 1994 film "The Crow" and The Gentleman in the 2012 film "The Amazing Spider-Man". His first acting role came in the 1991 film "My Father Is Coming". He would follow that with numerous performances in such films as "Se7en", "Lost Highway", "Corky Romano", "Catwoman, "The Crow", "The Amazing Spider-Man", and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2". During the filming of a scene in "The Crow", he was the actor who accidentally killed fellow actor Brandon...[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!
Roosevelt, Theodore b. October 27, 1858 d. January 6, 1919 26th President of the United States, 25th Vice President of the United States, 33rd Governor of the State of New York, Spanish American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient. His father Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. was a merchant. Theodore Jr. was born into a family which taught him to respect men and women as equals regardless of religion, race or nationality. Raised in New York City, his family spent the summers in the country and during this period, he...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York, USA
Calhoun (Durgin), Rory (Francis) b. August 8, 1922 d. April 28, 1999 Actor. Born in Los Angeles, California, Rory spent his early years in Santa Cruz, California. The son of a professional gambler and was only nine months old when his father died. His mother remarried, and he occasionally went by Frank Durgin, using the last name of his stepfather. His teenage years were his roughest, he stole a revolver, for which he was sent to the California Youth Authority's Preston School of Industry reformatory at Ione, California. He escaped and after robbing several...[Read More] (Bio by: Shock) Cause of death: Emphysema and diabetes Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Hart, Cecilia b. June 6, 1948 d. October 16, 2016 Actress. She was known for her numerous performances throughout the years on both television and the stage. Her first television role was in the series "A Woman Called Moses" in 1978. She would go on to perform in such television series as "Emergency", "The Runaways", "Three's Company", "Paris" "Mr. Sunshine", "Macgyver", "Gabriel's Fire", "Charles in Charge", and "Law and Order". She also appeared on the Broadway stage during her career in such productions as "The Heiress", "Design For Living"...[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!
Meaney, Kevin b. April 23, 1956 d. October 21, 2016 American Actor and Comedian. Meaney was a veteran stand-up comedian and actor who appeared in the 1988 Tom Hanks film 'Big' and on the 1990 sitcom 'Uncle Buck'. He began his comedy career in 1980 and saw his break come 6 years later with his first HBO comedy special, followed by his debut on 'The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson' the following year. He would go on to make dozens of appearances on television shows including 'The Late Show with David Letterman', 'Regis and Kathy Lee', 'Oprah' and '...[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!
Dugas, GaŽtan b. February, 1953 d. March 30, 1984 Medical Figure. He was allegedly "HIV Patient Zero", a French-Canadian flight attendant suspected of being a major source of the early spread of AIDS in North America. However, many refute that there was ever a "Patient Zero". Dugas was among the earliest AIDS cases reported in the United States. (Bio by: MC) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Conway, Pat (Patrick Douglas) b. January 9, 1931 d. March 24, 1981 Actor. Patrick Douglas Conway was born to the prominent Hollywood couple of director, actor, and producer Jack Conway and his second wife Virginia Bushman, the daughter of silent film star, Francis X. Bushman. While living on his father's 125-acre Pacific Palisades ranch, the All Hallows Farm, he became a real cowboy by learning to ride a horse along rope and herd cattle by the age of 10-years-old. He graduated from Menlo Junior College at San Francisco, studied acting at the Pasadena...[Read More] (Bio by: Linda Davis) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Loving, Richard Perry b. October 29, 1933 d. June 29, 1975 Civil Rights Figure. On June 2, 1958, Richard Loving, a white man, married Mildred Jeter, a black woman. Their wedding took place in Washington, DC because their home state, Virginia, had a law prohibiting inter-racial marriages. They returned to Caroline County, VA and were arrested. In 1959 they pled guilty and were given a one year suspended sentence under the condition that they leave Virginia and not return for 25 years. In 1963 they challenged the law and in March of 1966, the Virginia...[Read More] (Bio by: Eamonn) Saint Stephens Baptist Church Cemetery, Central Point, Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Hayden, Tom b. December 11, 1939 d. October 23, 2016 American Politician, Civil Rights Activist and Author. Born Thomas Emmet Hayden, he was an American social and political activist, author, and politician. In 1960, while a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, he was involved in the formation of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), then dedicated to desegregating the South. At Michigan, he took up political causes including the civil rights movement. He wrote fiery editorials for the campus newspaper and contemplated a career...[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!
Adams, Kathryn b. July 15, 1920 d. October 14, 2016 Actress, Author. Born Kathryn Elizabeth Hohn, her father was the pastor of her family's local church. After high school, she entered and earned a trip to California from a contest called "Get Away to Hollywood". This led to her motion picture debut as she was cast in the Ginger Rogers' film "Fifth Avenue Girl" (1939). During that same year (1939), she appeared in the classic picture "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and would go on to appear in a wide range of genres including comedies, westerns...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Her ashes were returned to her children.
Pandit, Korla b. September 16, 1921 d. October 2, 1998 Musician and a Mesmerist. Known for his Topaz jewel and hypnotic dangling Diamond, and his beautifully-inspirational music, and the fact that for all his years on radio and Television, he never spoke a word, gazing dreamily, instead, into the camera and into the hearts and imaginations of millions upon millions of viewers over the years. Korla Pandit was born John Roland Redd September 16, 1921 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Doshia O'Nina Johnson Redd (1885-1977) and Baptist Minister Rev. Ernest S...[Read More] Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Amsterdam, Morey b. December 14, 1908 d. October 27, 1996 Actor, Comedian. Born in Chicago, Illinois, his father was a concert violinist and he himself was an accomplished cellist. He began his career in vaudeville at the age of 14 and at one time worked in a Chicago speakeasy owned by Al Capone. He moved to California where he became a writer for the likes of Fanny Brice, Jimmy Durante and Will Rogers. Appeared in motion pictures and on television, gaining his widest fame with his role of "Buddy" on the 1960s television series "The Dick Van Dyke Show"...[Read More] (Bio by: A.J. Marik) Cause of death: Heart attack Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Court of Remembrance, furthest north-east section, C-3632
Snodgress, Carrie b. October 27, 1945 d. April 1, 2004 Actress. She left a blossoming career in the early 1970s to concentrate on her relationship with rock musician Neil Young. She studied theater at the Goodman School of Northern Illinois University, which eventually landed her roles in local Chicago theater. She graduated to television before making her motion picture debut in "Diary of a Mad Housewife" (1970), which earned her an Oscar nomination. Her role as the "good" wife driven to distraction and adultery by an overbearing husband was right...[Read More] (Bio by: Noni) Cause of death: Complications due to liver failure Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Brotherly Love, Lot 4317, Space 1
Burns, Pete b. August 5, 1959 d. October 23, 2016 Singer, Songwriter and Television Personality. Burns will best be remembered as one of the founding members of the 1980s band 'Dead or Alive', which had a huge hit with their 1985 single "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)". The band would go on to release several albums, including 'Sophisticated Boom Boom' (1984), 'Youthquake' (1985), 'Nude' (1989), 'Fragile' (2000) and 'Evolution: The Hits' (2003), but they would never repeat the success of "You Spin Me Round", which was a top-10 hit in...[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!
Roddy, Rod b. September 28, 1937 d. October 27, 2003 American Radio and Television Announcer. He is probably best remembered for his signature line, "Come on down!" from "The Price Is Right" morning television game show, although the phrase was originated and made popular by his predecessor Johnny Olson. Born Robert Ray Roddy in Fort Worth, Texas, he graduated from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth and became a disc jockey and talk show host on KLIF and KNUS-FM radio in Dallas, Texas. Later he worked at the Buffalo, New York radio station...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Cancer Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA Plot: He is buried behind his mother Doris in section Peace 44 GPS coordinates: 32.7620506, -97.3684845 (hddd.dddd)
Duke, Patty (Anna Marie) b. December 14, 1946 d. March 29, 2016 American Actress. Born Anna Marie Duke, she received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1962 at age 16 for playing Helen Keller in 'The Miracle Worker' and starred as two cousins in 'The Patty Duke Show.' In the late 1950s, she landed a role on the soap opera 'The Brighter Day' and also appeared in television commercials. In 1959, she appeared on The $64,000 Question and won $32,000 in the category of spelling. That same year, she appeared in a television adaptation of 'Meet Me in...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Forest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA
Caray, Harry b. March 1, 1914 d. February 18, 1998 Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Sportscaster. He was born Harry Christopher Carabina in St. Louis, Missouri on March 1, 1914 and was orphaned by age of 10. Caray played semi-pro baseball before beginning his career in broadcasting. Caray learned his craft at stations in Joliet and Kalamazoo, Michigan, eventually doing the play-by-play for the St. Louis Hawks and the University of Missouri football team. While working at WKZO in Kalamazoo, Caray worked with a young talented newscaster named...[Read More] (Bio by: Eran Bair) All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA Plot: Section 42W, Block 22 GPS coordinates: 42.0608711, -87.8983688 (hddd.dddd)