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2012 Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the 2012 Memorial Site.

Twenty-six people died, including 20 children, after a shooting Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Visit the Sandy Hook Memorial to read tributes to the victims and share condolences.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whitney Houston's last days were spent surrounded by family, catching up with old friends and doing a bit of what she was best known for: singing. Her death Saturday afternoon in a Beverly Hills hotel room came hours before she was scheduled to appear at an annual pre-Grammy party that introduced her to the industry decades ago and was expected to honor the six-time Grammy winner. The 48-year-old singer had been making the rounds in the days before the event,...
RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) - Andy Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in "The Andy Griffith Show" and the rumpled defense lawyer in "Matlock," died Tuesday. He was 86. Griffith died about 7 a.m. at his coastal home, Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said in a statement. "Mr. Griffith passed away this morning at his home peacefully and has been laid to rest on his beloved Roanoke Island," Doughtie told The Associated Press, reading from a...
Charlie and Braden Powell Obituary (AP News)

Please sign the Guest Book for brothers Charlie...

Davy Jones Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Before there was MTV, before...

Dick Clark Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dick Clark, the ever-youthful...

Mitchell Guist Obituary (AP News)

PIERRE PART, La. (AP) — A cast member of the...

Joe Paterno Obituary (AP News)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Joe Paterno, the...

Thomas Kinkade Obituary (AP News)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Artist Thomas Kinkade once...

Don Cornelius Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Soul Train" host Don...

Michael Duncan Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Clarke Duncan, the...

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