Roger Ebert
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Published by Contra Costa Times on Apr. 5, 2013.
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He will continue to be miss by all... God is a God of all Comfort...My condolences ...
September 2, 2019
Godspeed Roger, and, "we'll see you at the movies."
Harry Simpson
June 23, 2017
EBERT, THE BEST CRITIC, I took one's reviews very seriously because one was spot on the money everytime. I miss your reviews its not the same since you been gone...PRAYERS and BLESSINGS to family and friends
Valenda Newell
June 27, 2016
I finally got here not to good with a computer. May u rest in peace and continue your work in Heaven.You will be known there too as a wonderful person. You are the greatest in the world.You will do the same in Heaven as u did here with your work. God and all the people will be all waiting to see what you write. u inspire me so much
Teri jo Miller
January 4, 2015
To Roger Ebert,
You were a great movie critic for the program at the movies. My prayers go to your family and friends. Lisa Weiner
Lisa Weiner
March 31, 2014
Roger was a neighbor on E. Washington St., Urbana. His mother--and several of his neighbors--and my mother were friends. He was a schoolmate. And he was the modern writer I most admired. We learned of his passing while we were in New York involved with last minute festivities associated with the wedding of our daughter to another actor. It seemed impossible because I always thought of Roger as someone who would somehow always be with us. In a way, he is. Chaz and family, I have thought of you since then. Chaz, God blessed you and Roger, you found each other. My sincere hope is that the memories you built together will bring you great comfort.
Maurine Pacenta Taylor
September 24, 2013
His gift will not be forgotten. My prayers are with the family and this sad time. 1 Thessalonians 5:11
June 13, 2013
kelly armstreet
April 25, 2013
To Roger Ebert,
You were a great critic for the movies. My prayers go to you, your family, and friends. God Bless you Mr. Ebert for being a great movie critic. Great job! Well done. Lisa Weiner
Lisa Weiner
April 22, 2013
Sending prayers and strength to Chaz and the Ebert family. Roger will be deeply missed. I always read his reviews. I miss those reviews. He was a strong courageous man, someone to be admired.
Heather Konner
April 21, 2013
My condolences to Chaz and all of Roger's family and friends. I had the pleasure of working with Roger on his own movie, Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls, and then being with him at his film festival where the Strawberry Alarm Clock reunited to close the festival with a concert for Roger after a screening of BTVOTD. A great movie critic, a smart man, a courageous man, a joyful man. Love to you, Chaz.
Paul Marshall
Paul Marshall
April 19, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to Chaz Ebert and the Ebert Family for their loss. Thanks for sharing Roger with us for so many years. God Bless.
Joyce Powell
April 13, 2013
Kreiser
April 13, 2013
Roger Ebert was always the movie critic I looked forward to watching on television. He and Siskel in the old days formed the perfect team sharing complementary views and divergent opinions on movies that elevated my awareness of cinema. Roger was a great critic and a great teacher. He was like having an erudite companion whose cinematic understanding was encyclopedic. He was a genius and a great soul. God bless him forever.
Mariano Parks
April 12, 2013
Roger Ebert was a joy to watch and his reviews were more entertaining than some movies! Now Roger and Gene can discuss films all they want! Condolences to family and friends. RIP Roger!
Joan Stringer
April 12, 2013
You will be truly missed. Rest in Peace with the Lord!
C. Murray
April 12, 2013
TO THE EBERT FAMILY, ROGER WILL BE A TREASURED LOST TO ALL WHO WATCHED HIM ON T.V. STAY STRONG AND GOD BLESS YOU ALL
TROYLYN-CRAYTON- JEFFERSON & FAMILY
April 12, 2013
How I loved your reviews. I have no idea how I will pick a movie now! May you rest in peace.
Patricia Burdette
April 11, 2013
RIP U WONDERFUL MAN! U WILL B MISSED. :'-(
EUGENIA BEMIS
April 11, 2013
Roger will never be forgotten for his legacy for film reviews. Prayers for his family.
Maree Rogers
April 10, 2013
My heartfelt condolences to Chaz and the family. Thanks for all of those "from the heart reviews" of all of those movies. You will be missed.Rest in Peace Roger.In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Justina Giggers
April 10, 2013
Roger was such a crucial part of my formative years. Film was a huge part of my social life and his comments and reviews were well-sought after. He lived the dream and helped us all dream of a better life. Hats off, Thumbs Up and Keep an aisle seat open.

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Tom Ooms
April 10, 2013
Roger, your life will last beyond the season, because your life gave thought to reason...
larry wilkerson
April 9, 2013
WE ARE SENDING OUR LOVE,PRAYERS,&CONDOLENCES TO THE EBERT FAMILY,FRIEND,FANS,&ALL WHO KNEW MR. EBERT.
KEN&MARY O'DANIEL
April 9, 2013
To Mrs Ebert & Family,
My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. I'm very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. May your heart heal in time.
Debra Pena
April 9, 2013
Robert Ebert was a wonderful film critic. I was deeply inspired by his writing style. R.I.P
Cortina Simpkins
April 9, 2013
Robert was a truthful and expert critic and I often relied on his and Gene's recommendations for what to see at the movies. I met him when he visited Disney studios in 1993 and talked briefly with him and Gene and found them to both be very courteous, friendly and helpful to me and all of us at the special Review of the Oscars taping being done there at the time. The movie review world has truly lost a gem of a man this week. My sympathy to his family, friends and fans around the world.
Bill Carroll
April 9, 2013
What a loss? It is of Rober Ebert, Urbana High School Class of 1960. It is so touching that you and Chaz were there, to include no book signings but a night for gathering, reminiscing, and loving one another. Lots of remembering about growing up in Urbana,IL. Rest in peace, dear Roger.
Linda Gay Tooley
April 9, 2013
What a loss! My father, Irv, loved watching "Siskel and Ebert". Brings back some fabulous memories! RIP Roger, you fought the good fight and can now review movies in heaven with Gene and Irv! Laura Chez, Tinley Park, IL
April 9, 2013
r.i.p. i loved to here you give






































May god bless you on your journey home
doris webb
April 8, 2013
I grew up watching Siskel and Ebert and believe that the world has lost another great man. I believe that Mr. Ebert had the grace to recognize (and help with) the needs of others and showed such finesse, and grace, that very few knew of his Christian efforts to help others. My condolences to his family, in their time of grieving, however; I hope that they know that he will be missed but his legacy will live on. He is in God's arms now and he no longer feels any pain! What a wonderful man he was...
Eric Morgan
April 8, 2013
R.I.P.
April 8, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Judith Mosely
April 8, 2013
Rest in Peace my Friend. Enjoyed the Malts & Coversation at Goldie's in Michigan....Great Memories!

Bob Kill, Crestwood,Il.
April 8, 2013
You have left a geat impact on humanity...it is now your turn to rest peacefully.

You are missed.
Valerie Wilks
April 8, 2013
To the Ebert family and many friends. May GOD see you through this season.

GOD Bless
Tricia B.
April 8, 2013
Rest in peace, my friend. You will live on in many memories
Cheryl and Len Cerullo
April 8, 2013
Gone not forgoten.
Sheila Ross
April 8, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Annette
April 8, 2013
I enjoyed your fair and honest reviews. You made me want to go to the movies and enjoy. You were a true, brave warrior in your fight with cancer and never gave up. You will be missed very much. Sincere sympathy to your family.
Mrs. Robert
April 8, 2013
MY PRAYERS AND CONDOLENCES GOES OUT TO MR. EBERTS FAMILY....
YVETTE NORTON
April 8, 2013
God Bless you I loved to watch you..Karen
karen walker
April 8, 2013
I miss him already. I will greatly miss the pointed commentary and the fabulous wit that was Ebert.
T B
April 8, 2013
My deepest condolences to his family and friends. He will remain etched in our hearts and history forever.
Dorene Dannison
April 8, 2013
david mullen
April 8, 2013
Thank you, Mr Ebert, for working as a wonderful critic whose movies review made your this possible. You were wonderful, kind, and great!! I saw him on TV doing his movie reviews on my favorite Mel Gibson flicks, "The Passion of the Christ" and "Apocalypto!!" I still enjoy them on DVD!!
Rest in eternal peace, Roger, you will be missed!
Donna James
April 8, 2013
1Cor 15:26 promises that death will be no more..
April 8, 2013
My condolences to the Ebert Family
May the God of comfort be with you always 2 Cor. 1:3
With Deep Sympathy
April 8, 2013
We love you Roger and you will be missed. Rest in Peace.
Jeanine Tolbert
April 8, 2013
Mr. Ebert'opinion was very important to me I enjoyed him so much.I pray that our heavenly father grant peace to his family.(Eph.1:2)Barb Meill, Concord,NC
April 8, 2013
Years ago when I was a 'fledgling' in AA. I met Roger at a St. Clement meeting. I will never forget how kind he was, asking me out with his friends for pizza. I declined but always remember him in that lovely gesture. I cried when I heard he had passed. My condolences to a beautiful family he was so fortunate to love.
Kathy Kaszuba
April 8, 2013
I used to see you downtown alot. You wre as normal as one can be. Years ago you wrote an article about politics that showed your very high intelligence and ability to discern things around you. I no longer live in Chicago but I do not need to be close to appreciate your contribution to American society. Thanks for the memories.
Joseph Mccarthy
April 8, 2013
My condolences to the family. He will be sorely missed.
Joseline Alosbanos
April 8, 2013
lucibella
April 8, 2013
My hero Mr. Ebert taught me a great deal about movies through his amazing writing. I always dreamed of him reviewing a movie of mine. I was excited when I knew Family Weekend was opening in Chicago this past weekend, because I thought maybe the movie review master would see it. Sadly, Ebert was at war with cancer yet again. And this time we lost him.

I will miss Mr. Ebert. He critiqued each film according to its genre, its own playing field. He never looked down upon mass-market movies just because they were meant for commercial entertainment and he never heralded art or indie films just because they were meant to impress him. He judged movies on whether or not they spoke to him as a human. He reviewed movies with his heart first and foremost. But could clearly place the great movies in their historical cinematic context with his brilliant mind.

I always knew if Ebert loved a movie I would too. And if a movie spoke to me, I would run home to my computer and read his words to clarify to myself why I felt the way I did.

Thank you, Mr. Ebert, I will miss you. And so will "The Movies".
Benjamin Epps
April 8, 2013
My sons and I unexpectedly met Mr. Ebert while doing errands in 1999. We are grateful to have met such a kind and wonderful gentleman. Our deepest sympathy to the Ebert family during your time of sorrow.
Dotty Barnes
April 7, 2013
P.R. Piasecki
April 7, 2013
To Roger Ebert,
You were a great critic for the movies and I give you a two thumbs up. My prayers are with you, your family and friends. God Bless you Mr. Ebert for beihg a great movie critic. Lisa Weiner
Lisa Weiner
April 7, 2013
To Roger Ebert,
You were a great critic for the movies and I give you a two thumbs up. My prayers go to you and your family. Lisa Weiner
Lisa Weiner
April 7, 2013
my condolances go to the ebert family im so sorry for your loss rodger ebert was a amazing movie critic he knew what he was doing when he revewd movies i wil miss him for ever
allison bowe
April 7, 2013
All our sentiments
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April 7, 2013
My husband and I love movies, and we always looked for Roger Ebert's reviews first. We will miss his intelligence and humor. Our deepest condolences to his family.
Deborah and David
April 7, 2013
An honest man is gone. He will be missed!
Eunice Henry, St. Louis
April 7, 2013
I have been battling head and neck cancer since 2002. I also lost part of my jaw so have always felt so much empathy for Mr.

























I am a surviver of head and neck cancer and know how devastating it is. My heart goes out to all of you. It is a tough road. May Mr. Ebert rest in peace.
April 7, 2013
My sincere condolences. I looked up to Roger Ebert as an inspiration, since I am a vocal chord cancer patient, (Larygectomy), and surviver. He will always be remembered.
Aaron Futterman
April 7, 2013
His criticism of films helped the viewer or movie goer to decide what was worth seeing. His valuable knowledge and his personal fight against cancer made me realize that our real hero's are real people. Thank you Mr. Ebert for your service of guiding our viewing of what really counts people. Have a Blessed trip to heaven-SirLiamKoppe
Sir Liam Koppe
April 7, 2013
My condolences to the Ebert family, like Roger I to loved the movies, he was a amazing as a critic, but mostly for being a wonderful man. The balcony is closed. RIP Roger
Audrey Ryan
April 7, 2013
I am deeply saddened by Roger Ebert's passing. For the past 40 years, he has guided me through movies. Reading his reviews brought a richness to the experience that I looked forward to EVERYTIME I watched a movie. And it wasn't just the “review” that touched me it was the way he wrote about things. He had this way of being keenly insightful, very clever in his choice of words and efficient in his presentation. It must be the quality his colleagues mean when they say he had the soul of a poet. I will miss him and am ever so grateful for 40 years of movie reviews. May He Rest In Peace.
Peg Dever-Heslinga
April 7, 2013
So sorry that mr. Ebert had to suffer through all the surgeries, chemo and radiation treatments related to his illness. I am proud that he declined further treatment and decided it was time to let go.
janet bullis
April 7, 2013
May you rest in peace, you earned it. May God bless and keep you.
Kimberly Wilk
April 7, 2013
What and inspiration. Roger, rest in peace.
V Buckley
April 7, 2013
In My Pocket

I have memories in my pocket.
They rattle among the change.

My memories of you are treasures I carry wherever I go.

They are stored in bits and pieces, parts of a beautiful whole
They give me comfort when I think I am alone.

Yes, I have memories in my pocket, like so much other stuff I keep there.

But of all the treasures I have, it's the memories of you that are the most precious.

By Lamaretta Simmons
Earlie Alford
April 7, 2013
My condolences to the family. Mr Ebert will be truly missed. Be certain and trust in God that you can lean on Him for comfort.
April 7, 2013
Mrs. Ebert and family and friends: Thank you taking of and sharing Roger in both good and bad times. He was one to be admired...the show (review)must go on. Roger is no longer in pain, he is in a much larger stage, watching over his wife, family and friends. Thoughts and prayers to all. He will be missed but not forgotten.
Maria
April 7, 2013
May an amazing peace be granted to the Ebert Family, with the assurance that God's grace is in abundance. Thank Jesus for sharing him with us. May he RIP. He will be greatly missed.
MM Allison
April 7, 2013
Rest in Peace
April 7, 2013
So saddened to hear of this loss. Loved watching him on televison and listening to him and will very much miss him. To his family and friends, many thoughts and prayers are with you all. Carolyn Deacon Smith - Lynchburg, Virginia
April 7, 2013
I've admired Roger Ebert for so many years. I always trusted him - his reviews and his politics. Rest easy, Roger.
Carl Williams
April 7, 2013
Although we never met, I feel like I knew you...through you reviews and writings, I know what a loss this is to all of us on Earth! My special condolences to those of you who did know and love this amazing man.
Joy Mann
April 7, 2013
Our thoigjts amd prayers are with the family. Just another fan who Roger entertained greatly. He will be missed.
Freddie West
April 7, 2013
:Mr Ebert,you will be missed he was a great. Guy, he's in God's. Hands now.
Debora
April 7, 2013
My prayers are with your family, Mr. Ebert. I have watched and read your reviews for many, many years and enjoyed your enthusiasm and honesty about the movies. Rest in Peace my friend.
Nancy McFarland
April 7, 2013
Tom and darlene Pnakovich
April 7, 2013
Rip Roger Bless you Chaz movies won't be the same without input from such a great critic
alice hoekstra
April 7, 2013
The world will miss him. His mind was still strong...
Mark Mesiano
April 7, 2013
Chaz, The hole in your life must enormous. Thank you for sharing and enabling Roger to continue sharing through the most difficult times.
Just another fan who learned from Roger.
April 7, 2013
You were a genuine human being that cared about others. May you rest in peace.
April 7, 2013
To Chaz and the Ebert Family,
So sorry for your loss. May your many memories comfort you during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. He was a good man. Roger thank you for entertaining us for so many years. You were always fair. May you rest in peace.
Kim Laramore
April 7, 2013

My condolences go out to the Ebert family. This is such a great loss to the film industry. I loved watching Siskel and Ebert and when they both agreed with two thumbs up I was always happy. May God strengthen your family. (Psalm 146:5, 9)
April 7, 2013
Roger Ebert was one of my heroes. His writing style was a joy for us all. He shall be deeply missed
Larry Pedersen
April 7, 2013
I love watching that show very
Much RIP, when it comes to movies I will remember you!
Freddy Cheers
April 7, 2013
The movie world will never be the same with Roger Ebert he will be miss so much.
Darrell West
April 7, 2013
Sorry for your loss.
Praying for the family of such a wonderful, talented man! God bless you all during this most difficult time!
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April 7, 2013
Ebert family, know that Roger was in our living rooms every week talking about which movies to be as those to avoid. He is a Chicago Institution and we are proud that he a brilliant, funny journalist that always spoke his mind. May he Rest In Peace, to his loving wife Chaz, God Bless You! Love Frank and Faith Rago, Chicago, Ill
April 7, 2013
RIP,you will be missed
jodi garrett
April 7, 2013
You will be missed.
April 7, 2013
Nancy Faulkner
April 7, 2013
Roger, it was a pleasure and an honor to work with you and Gene for many years at CBS on the "Siskel & Ebert" program. Rest in Peace.
Jim Knowlton
April 7, 2013
Roger, you lived a life that will be forever remembered as "two thumbs up". Some of us will never be able to say that. Thanks.
Emory Scipio
April 7, 2013
Rest in Peace Roger Ebert you will be missed by Millions of People The Balcony is forever Closed
Matthew Kovacik
April 7, 2013
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