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2016 Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

In 2016, we've lost people who helped shape our world. This Memorial Site was created to remember celebrities and famous figures who have died in 2016 – from TV and movie stars to music legends, political movers and shakers to award-winning authors, and more. We also honor heroes – big and small – who made an impact.

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2016 Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Joseph Mascolo

Joseph Mascolo, best known for portraying villainous Stefano DiMera on “Days of Our Lives,” died Thursday, December 8, 2016, after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, according to Soap Opera Digest. He was 87. Mascolo played the iconic “Days of Our Lives” villain, Stefano DiMera, on and off from 1982 – 2016. The role had been created especially for Mascolo by head writer Pat Falken Smith, who had seen the actor play a crime boss in the 1981 mini-series “The Gangster Chronicles.” Mascolo...
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Johannah Deakin Obituary (AP News)

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John Glenn Obituary (AP News)

John Glenn, the NASA astronaut who was the first...

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Pakistani officials said Wednesday that a...

Indonesia Earthquake Victims Obituary (AP News)

At least 97 people were killed early Wednesday in...

Dave Edwards Obituary (AP News)

NFL linebacker Dave Edwards, who played in three...

Greg Lake Obituary (AP News)

Greg Lake, the English guitarist and...

Mark Gray Obituary (AP News)

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Rashaan Salaam Obituary (AP News)

Rashaan Salaam, a former Heisman Trophy-winning...

Peter Vaughan Obituary (AP News)

Peter Vaughan, an English character actor who...

Margaret Whitton Obituary (AP News)

Margaret Whitton, an actress who starred in the...

Van Williams Obituary (AP News)

Van Williams, an actor known best for starring on...

Billy Chapin Obituary (AP News)

Billy Chapin, a child actor who was popular in...

Peng Chang-kuei Obituary (AP News)

Peng Chang-kuei, the Chinese chef credited with...

Alice Drummond Obituary (AP News)

Alice Drummond, the character actress who was...

Sammy Lee Obituary (AP News)

Sammy Lee, a two-time Olympic diving champion,...

2016 Oakland Building Fire Victims Obituary (AP News)

At least 36 people are confirmed dead in a...

Don Calfa Obituary (AP News)

Don Calfa, a prolific character actor who...

Joe McKnight Obituary (AP News)

Joe McKnight, a former NFL running back, died...

Andrew Sachs Obituary (AP News)

Andrew Sachs, the British actor known best for...

Michael Delligatti Obituary (AP News)

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