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Ancient Greeks and Romans placed a coin in the mouth of the deceased as payment to the ferryman Charon for passage across the river Styx to the afterlife.

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Columbus, OH

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Washington, D.C.

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Philadelphia, PA

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Each person must live their life as a model for others.
-Rosa Parks

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Did You Know?

Though used interchangeably today, gravestones and tombstones were once two different things: the marker on top of a gravesite and the coffin's stone lid.

Funny Obituaries

Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.

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Dane R. Balcon

Army specialist tragically died in Iraq; his legacy lives on in memorial scholarship fund

Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Top ranked featherweight boxer was a double for Mickey Rooney

Hobert Nelson

The sketch artist they called "The cop who caught crooks with his pencil, not his gun"

Sylvia Jean Thogmartin

Beloved grandmother and community volunteer in Millersport, Ohio

Louise A. Hutchinson

Reporter was the first woman to overnight at the South Pole.

Victor Segura

Entered heaven at the age of 89. His last words: "I am ready to go dancing and romancing."

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Where there is love there is life.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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