Moran, Erin b. October 18, 1960 d. April 22, 2017 American Actress. She will best be remembered for her recurring role as Joanie Cunningham on the widely beloved sitcom, 'Happy Days', which ran for 11 seasons between 1974 and 1984. She later co-starred in the short-lived spinoff 'Joanie Loves Chachi', which lasted for just two brief seasons between 1982 and 1983. Moran first appeared on television in 1968, on 'How Sweet It Is!' and would go on to have roles on such shows as 'Daktari', 'The Courtship of Eddie's Father', 'My Three Sons', 'Family...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis du Mort) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Monlaur, Yvonne b. December 15, 1939 d. April 18, 2017 Actress. Born Yvonne-Thérèse-Marie-Camille Bédat de Monlaur, she was best known for her performances in the Hammer Film Productions horror films "The Brides of Dracula" (1960) and "The Terror of the Tongs" (1961). She got first acting role in the 1955 film "Thirteen at the Table". Besides the two Hammer horror films, her film credits included "Three Strangers in Rome" (1958), "Circus of Horrors" (1960), "Inn for Trouble" (1960), "Time to Remember" (1962), and "Le concerto de la peur" (...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Moy, Sylvia b. September 15, 1938 d. April 15, 2017 Songwriter, Producer. Remembered for her successful association as a songwriter with Motown Records during the company's heyday. Born Sylvia Rose Moy, into a large family, she was raised in Detroit. She was initially interested in Jazz and Classical music during her high school years, prior to joining the writing staff at Motown Records of which also included Ashford and Simpson. A failed attempt at a singing career led to a chance meeting with Marvin Gaye at a local Detroit nightclub, for...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Rickles, Don b. May 8, 1926 d. April 6, 2017 Actor, Comedian. Born Donald Jay Rickles, he was best known for a cheerfully belligerent brand of humor that relied heavily on ad-libbed insults and broad cultural stereotypes. At age 18 he enlisted in the navy and served in the Philippines during World War II. After being discharged, he studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and graduated in 1948. Unable to find acting work, he told jokes and did impressions at bingo parlors and at church and synagogue functions...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Mount Sinai Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Abbott, Bud b. October 2, 1895 d. April 24, 1974 Actor, Comedian. He is best remembered for his partnership with Lou Costello that formed the highly successful "Abbott and Costello" comedy team. Born William Alexander Abbott in Asbury Park, New Jersey, he worked in carnivals while still a child, and dropped out of school in 1909. He worked for awhile as a treasurer for the Casino Theater in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, and then for other theaters around the country...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Cancer Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean
Crawford (LeSueur), Joan (Lucille Fay) b. March 23, 1908 d. May 10, 1977 Actress. Born Lucille Fay Le Sueur in San Antonio, Texas, but christened Joan Crawford by Hollywood, she exemplified the 1920s carefree "flapper" era to a 'T'. Her beauty and vivacity catapulted her to stardom in the late 1920s in the hugely popular silent classic "Our Dancing Daughters". Ever since that point, the resilient actress with the ever expressive eyes, the famous overpainted lips and the will of steel created for herself one of the most legendary and enduring Hollywood personae of...[Read More] Cause of death: Cancer and acute coronary occlusion Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA Plot: Ferncliff Mausoleum, Unit 8, Alcove E, Crypt 42
James, Clifton b. May 29, 1920 d. April 15, 2017 Actor. Born George Clifton James, he was a character actor best known for his roles as Sheriff J.W. Pepper alongside Roger Moore in the James Bond films "Live and Let Die" (1973) and "The Man with the Golden Gun" (1974), the sheriff in "Silver Streak" (1976), and as the owner of the scandalous 1919 Chicago White Sox baseball team in "Eight Men Out" (1988). During the Second World War, he served in the United States Army in the South Pacific and earned several decorations. After graduating...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Ireland, Jill b. April 24, 1936 d. May 18, 1990 Actress. Born in London, England, she began her career as a dancer at the age of 12, and later appeared in British television and movies. She signed a contract with the British film studio, Rank, in 1955, and made her film debut in "Oh, Rosalind" (1955) as a ballerina. In 1957, she married British actor David McCallum, with whom she would later appear in several "Man From UNCLE" television episodes, and in 1962, she moved to Hollywood with her husband. When David McCallum worked in the movie...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Cancer Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Hernandez, Aaron b. November 6, 1989 d. April 19, 2017 Professional Football Player, Criminal. Born Aaron Josef Hernandez, he graduated from Bristol (Connecticut) High School in 2007, and attended the University of Florida. As a college junior, he won the won the John Mackey Award, presented annually to college football's best Tight End. He entered the National Football league draft in 2010, and was drafted in the fourth round by the New England Patriots. Hernandez played from 2010 to 2012; he made the Pro Bowl as an alternate in 2011, and...[Read More] (Bio by: Bill McKern) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Earp, Morgan b. April 24, 1851 d. March 18, 1882 Western Lawman. The brother of Western figure Wyatt Earp, he is best known for the gunfight with Ike Clanton's gang at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. Born in Marian County, Iowa, he was the youngest of "Fighting Earps." His father moved the family, to San Bernardino, California in 1864. He married Luisa Houston in Dodge City in 1875. They lived in Butte, Montana until 1879. Morgan moved to Tombstone, Arizona in January 1880 and worked as a shotgun messenger for Wells Fargo. In October...[Read More] (Bio by: Debbie) Hermosa Gardens Cemetery, Colton, San Bernardino County, California, USA Plot: Southwest corner of the cemetery, near a large tree GPS coordinates: 34.0743599, -117.3481064 (hddd.dddd)
Davis, Bette (Ruth Elizabeth) b. April 5, 1908 d. October 6, 1989 Actress. She was born Ruth Elizabeth Davis in Lowell, Massachusetts. At age ten her parents divorced and she was raised by her mother after a move to New York City. She began her career on Broadway. Bette Davis appeared in over 100 films receiving two Oscars, 10 nominations and three Emmy awards. A few of her major motion pictures: "Dangerous (Oscar winner) Jezebel (Oscar winner) The Virgin Queen, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane and Hush, Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte." Late in her career...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Courts of Remembrance section, Map #A37, Distinguished Memorial – Sarcophagus 1; large white tomb to the left of the entrance. GPS coordinates: 34.1500893, -118.3208923 (hddd.dddd)
Goddard (Levy), Paulette (Pauline Marion) b. June 3, 1910 d. April 23, 1990 Actress. A child model, she made her show business debut at the age of thirteen in the Ziegfeld Follies. She quickly became very famous for her work in the show, and by the age of fifteen had already gotten married for the first time. However, the marriage didn't last long, and in 1931 she headed for Hollywood. At first she appeared only in minor roles, but found herself getting noticed nevertheless because of her good looks. One of her most important minor roles from this period of her career...[Read More] (Bio by: Carrie-Anne) Cause of death: Heart failure Ronco Village Cemetery, Ronco sopra Ascona, Distretto di Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland
Temple, Shirley b. April 23, 1928 d. February 10, 2014 Actress, United States Diplomat. She is considered an icon of American cinema, she is arguably the most successful child film star in motion picture history. She started taking dancing lessons at the age of three, and had her first experience in motion pictures when she was chosen to appear in a series of films called "Baby Burlesks", in which she was to imitate the top female stars of the time. She caught the attention of movie audiences with a dance number called "Baby Take a Bow" in the...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA Plot: Mausoleum #3, Redwood Grove Section
Lacks, Henrietta b. August 1, 1920 d. October 4, 1951 Medical Figure. Now considered one of the unsung heroes of medical research, Henrietta Lacks was the involuntary donor of cells from her cancerous cervix, which were cultured by Dr. George Gey at the Johns Hopkins University medical center. Through his work with these cells, Gey established a cell line for medical research, which is now known as the "HeLa" cell line. A native of Roanoke, Virginia, Henrietta moved to Turner's Station, Maryland, near Baltimore, in 1943. After experiencing some...[Read More] (Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett) Lacks Family Cemetery, Clover, Halifax County, Virginia, USA
Carter, Ann b. June 16, 1936 d. January 27, 2014 Child Actress. Carter was discovered at the age of four while she and her mother were riding on a bus in Los Angeles, by a 20th Century-Fox employee who introduced her to producer-director Herbert Brenon, who she auditioned for and landed a role in 1941's 'The Last of the Duanes'. Although she will best remembered for her starring role as Amy Reed in the 1944 film 'The Curse of the Cat People', among some of the 17...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Lauder, Estee b. July 1, 1908 d. April 24, 2004 Cosmetics Magnate. Born Josephine Esther Mentzer she turned a kitchen blended face cream business into an international cosmetics empire. Along with her husband Leonard Lauter (later Lauder) they turned the Estee Lauder into a household name in 1953. Over the years they added lines and new products, fragrances such as White Linen and Cinnabar, the Aramis line of men's toiletries and the Clinique line of fragrance-free, allergy-tested products. As their privately held company grew they involved...[Read More] (Bio by: Ron Moody) Beth-El Cemetery, Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA Plot: Block 3, across from Block 2
Kiner, Ralph b. October 27, 1922 d. February 6, 2014 Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player, Broadcaster. For ten seasons (1946 to 1955), he played at the outfielder and first-baseman positions with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. From 1962 until 2013, he served as a broadcaster with the New York Mets. Born Ralph McPherran Kiner, he was raised in California where he attended Alhambra High School. Signed by Pittsburgh as an amateur free agent in 1941, his Minor League career was delayed due to his service as a pilot...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Greenlawn Cemetery, Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico, USA
Hopkins, Linda b. December 14, 1924 d. April 10, 2017 Entertainer. A gospel vocalist (later jazz and blues) and actress, she is remembered for her original portrayal of singer Bessie Smith in the Broadway musical "Me and Bessie". Born Melinda Helen Matthews, her father who was a deacon died prior to her birth. She was raised by her mother who was a housemaid. Her passion for singing began at an early age, as she participated in her church choir and after coming in contact with gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, she joined an all female gospel group...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Rooney, Dan b. July 20, 1932 d. April 13, 2017 National Football League Team Owner and Former Ambassador to Ireland. Born Daniel Milton Rooney, his first job with the Pittsburgh Steelers, a team his family has controlled since 1933, was as a water boy at age 12 and he began working in the front office after he graduated from Duquesne University in 1955 with an accounting degree. He eventually served as general manager and ran the day-to-day operations of the club from 1975 though 2003 when his son, Art, took over those duties. Rooney’s...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis du Mort) Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA