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Notable Deaths | April 24, 2015

Nepal Earthquake Victims

Powerful earthquake hits Nepal

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Notable Stories | April 25, 2015

A Day in the Life of an Obituary Guest Book Screener

In their work in a field that most people don't know exists, Legacy.com's Content Screeners have a unique glimpse into the way people cope with loss.

Johnny Kemp
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Bahamian R&B singer...
Percy Sledge
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Percy Sledge, who soared from...
Julie Wilson
NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Wilson, a musical theater...
Robert Burns
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The former drummer and a...
Ronald Williams
Ronald Verner Williams was born in San Diego,...
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Grief Support | April 25, 2015

Funeral & Memorial Etiquette

Advice from experts on funeral and mourning etiquette.

This Week in History | April 25, 2015

April 19 - April 26, 2015

We took a look in the history books to learn who made news this week in history. View today’s notables or browse through other dates.

Did You Know? Some Chinese funeral attendees are given a red thread, which they tie around their front doorknob to ward off bad luck.
Funny Obituaries Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.
Inspirational Lives
Emily Debrayda Phillips
She wrote her own funny, bittersweet obituary. It’s been shared across the world.
Jefferson Jones (JJ) Baskin
The philanthropist inspired thousands with his valiant fight against cancer.
Rhoda Winkler
The chief puppeteer of Howdy Doody, she delighted audiences.
Eugene Patton
A stagehand who became “Gene-Gene the Dancing Machine” on "The Gong Show."
Karen Ferry
She left a gift for loved ones with a touching self-written obituary.
Oren Miller
Proud of his role as an at-home dad, Oren Miller helped others find their voice.
Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.
-Rose Kennedy
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