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Aretha Franklin (1942 – 2018) was affectionately called “The Queen of Soul.” Blessed with an incredible voice, she was a giant of soul music. Franklin’s signature song was her version of Otis Redding’s “Respect,” released in 1967. Her many hit songs included “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Women,” “Freeway of Love,” and “Rock Steady.” Read full obituary . We invite you to share condolences for Aretha Franklin in her Guest Book. Died: Thursday, August 16, 2018 Details...
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) - Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning superstar who personified cool as the anti-hero of such films as "Hud," "Cool Hand Luke" and "The Color of Money" — followed by a second act as an activist, race car driver and popcorn impresario — has died. He was 83. Newman died Friday at his farmhouse near Westport following a long battle with cancer, publicist Jeff Sanderson said. He was surrounded by his family and close friends. In May, Newman dropped plans to direct a fall...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ralph Waite, who played the kind-and-steady patriarch of a tight-knit rural Southern family on the TV series "The Waltons," died Thursday, his manager said. He was 85. Waite, who lived in the Palm Springs area, died at midday, manager Alan Mills said. Mills, who did not know the cause of death, said he was taken aback because Waite had been in good health and still working. Waite appeared last year in episodes of the series "NCIS," in which he played the dad of star...
Annie Le Obituary (HartfordCourant)

Yale graduate student Annie Le, from Placerville,...

James Mitchell Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Mitchell, who for nearly...

Michael Davidson Obituary (AP News)

BOSTON (AP) — Administrators and staff at a...

Melvin Goldstein Obituary (hartfordcourant)

Melvin Goldstein, the long-time meteorologist at...

Marie Colvin Obituary (AP News)

LONDON (AP) - She was instantly recognizable for...

John Coffee Obituary (DignityMemorial)

COFFEE, John Main Jr., of Brookline, MA, died...

Prescott Bush Obituary (AP News)

HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - Prescott S. Bush Jr.,...

Matthew WHITMAN Obituary (HartfordCourant)

WHITMAN, Matthew Herrick Matthew...

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