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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...
George H.W. Bush (1924 – 2018), 41st president of the United States Former President George Herbert Walker Bush died Friday, November 30, 2018. Born June 12, 1924, he was the oldest living ex-president at 94, and he was the first president in almost 200 years whose son became president, too. His passing comes just seven months after that of his wife, former First Lady Barbara Bush . As the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993, following an eight-year...
Ralph Waite Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ralph Waite, who played the...

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.,...

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