Saturday, August 30, 2014


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Former Villanova head basketball coach...
Bill Kerr
Australian actor and comedian...

Legends & Legacies

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The Fifth Beatle

The Fifth Beatle


"If anyone was the fifth Beatle," Paul McCartney told the BBC in 1997, "it was Brian." Brian Epstein led the four lads from Liverpool, England, on a journey from grungy rock clubs to "The Ed Sullivan Show," becoming the biggest...

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross: Five Stages of Grief

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross: Five Stages of Grief


Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, who died 10 years ago this week, wrote the 1969 best-seller "On Death and Dying." The book introduced the world to what's now commonly known as the "Five Stages...

Gene Kelly's Dancing Days

Gene Kelly's Dancing Days


Gene Kelly made all his dance partners bring their "A" game. Whether it was comedian Phil Silvers, a mop or the cartoon mouse Jerry, you could not take your eyes off the screen. When he danced with his equals such as...

What to Say – and Not Say – to the Bereaved

When someone you care about is grieving, it's hard to find the right words. Learn how to write a condolence note and get tips on providing comfort and support in times of loss.
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What You Need to Know Before the Funeral

Get expert advice on funeral and memorial service planning, funeral customs in different faiths, what to wear to a funeral, and more.
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How to Write an Obituary or Eulogy

Writing an obituary or eulogy can be a daunting task, but our experts are here to help. Get advice on what (and who) to include in the obituary, how to write a meaningful eulogy, and more.
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2014 Memorial Site
2014 Remembering celebrities who died and the year's notable deaths
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial Site | Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons/Vince Alongi
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Paying tribute to U.S. veterans of the Iraq-Afghan wars
Remember 9/11 Memorial Site
Remember 9/11 Honoring those we lost on Sept. 11, 2001