Twigg, Arlena Beatrice b. November 29, 1978 d. August 23, 1988 Folk Figure. Arlena was switched at birth with Kimberly Michelle Mays. Arlena (actually Kimberly) was born with a heart defect and not expected to live. She was switched with a healthy baby, which some believe was quite possibly intentional. The switch was discovered when she was 9 years old, shortly before she was to undergo open heart surgery. Although the surgery was a success, she died later that night, surrounded by her parents, Ernest and Regina Twigg, and sister Irisa. It was discovered...[Read More] (Bio by: A Marine's Daughter) Mount Olive Cemetery, Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Walker, Paul b. September 12, 1973 d. November 30, 2013 American Actor. Walker, who will best be remembered for his role as Brian O'Conner in the blockbuster action 'Fast & Furious' films, began his career on the small screen with a commercial for diapers when he was 2 years old. He went on to appear in TV shows such as 'Highway to Heaven', 'Throb', 'Charles in Charge', 'Who's the Boss?' and 'Touched By An Angel'. His first movie role was in 'Meet the Deedles' (1998) followed by supporting roles in 'Pleasantville' (1998), 'Varsity Blues' (1999), '...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Cause of death: Car accident Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Court of Liberty, Gardens of Heritage, Lot 393 GPS coordinates: 34.1441269, -118.3161316 (hddd.dddd)
Tim (Khaury), Tiny (Herbert) b. April 12, 1932 d. November 30, 1996 Entertainer. Born Herbert Buckingham Khaury to a Lebanese father and a Jewish mother he became famous for his ukulele playing and falsetto voiced singing. A native of New York City the high school dropout began singing in clubs and participating in talent shows hoping to be discovered. He used several stage names before deciding on "Tiny Tim" which was based on the character in Charles Dickens' "Christmas Carol". His big...[Read More] (Bio by: Bigwoo) Cause of death: Heart attack Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Hara, Setsuko b. June 17, 1920 d. September 5, 2015 Actress. Born Masae Aida, she was one of Japan’s most beloved actresses, best known for her luminous work in the films of Yasujiro Ozu. Her portrayal of an idealistic young student who opposes Japan's militarism in Akira Kurosawa's 1946 film, "No Regrets for Our Youth," made her a star, and she remained one until she retired from acting at the peak of her popularity in 1962. Though she worked for numerous directors, she is most closely associated with Ozu, particularly in his famed "Noriko...[Read More] (Bio by: Miracle Mile Tim) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Canary, David b. August 25, 1938 d. November 16, 2015 Actor. He is best remembered for his portrayal of 'Adam Chandler' and 'Stuart Chandler' on the ABC daytime television soap opera "All My Children" from 1984 to 2011 and in 2013, and also as 'Candy Canaday' on the NBC television western series "Bonanza" from 1967 to 1970 and again from 1972 to 1973. Born David Hoyt Canary he was raised in Massillon, Ohio and earned a football scholarship with the University of Cincinnati. While there, he trained to become a singer and graduated with a Bachelor's...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Knievel, Evel (Robert Craig) b. October 17, 1938 d. November 30, 2007 Daredevil, Entertainer. Robert Knievel was born in Butte, Montana. He was a motorcycle daredevil whose daring and highly publicized motorcycle jumps, including attempting to jump over the Snake River canyon, made him a household name. Despite suffering a series of major injuries during stunts, he had a long career in stunt riding. He is immortalized in Washington's Smithsonian Institution as "America's Legendary Daredevil." His son, Robbie "Kaptain" Knievel, has carried on in his father's...[Read More] (Bio by: Fred Beisser) Mountain View Cemetery, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud) b. November 30, 1874 d. April 24, 1942 Author. Born the only daughter of Hugh John Montgomery and Clara Woolner McNeill at Clifton, Prince Edward Island, Canada, she was known to her family as Maud. After the early death of her mother, she was sent to live with her maternal grandparents Alexander and Lucy McNeill who maintained the Post Office for the town of Cavendish on Prince Edward Island. She attended the Cavendish Schoolhouse and proved an exemplary student. Her earliest writing included hymns, poems, and sketches of her...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Cavendish Community Cemetery, Cavendish, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Xirgu, Margarita b. July 18, 1888 d. April 25, 1969 Noted Spanish-born stage actress. She was a friend of the poet Federico García Lorca and was forced to exile during Franco's dictatorship. She developed her career in Spain and America. She is remembered on stage in plays such as "Como tù me Deseas," "Mariana Pineda," and "La Casa de Bernarda Alba." Originally buried at Cementerio del Buceo, Montevideo, Uruguay, her remains were moved in 1988 to be with her husband. (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cementeri de Molins de Rei, Barcelona, Provincia de Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain Plot: Panteón 6b
Carpenter, Karen Anne b. March 2, 1950 d. February 4, 1983 Singer. Best remembered for her singing partnership with her brother, Richard, as "The Carpenters." Born in New Haven, Connecticut, she moved with her family to Downey, California, in 1963. Her older brother, Richard, put together an instrumental trio, with Richard playing the piano, Karen on the drums, and friend Wes Jacobs on the bass and tuba. In 1966, their group won first place in the Hollywood Bowl Battle of the Bands, and landed a recording contract with RCA Records. After two...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park, Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California, USA GPS coordinates: 34.1504097, -118.7972717 (hddd.dddd)
Twain (Clemens), Mark (Samuel Langhorne) b. November 30, 1835 d. April 21, 1910 Author, Humorist. He is remembered not only for authoring many books but also for his humorist maxims, quotations and opinions. Similar to many authors of his day, he had little formal education. His family moved from his birthplace Florida, Missouri to nearby Hannibal on the Mississippi where he grew up experiencing life on the waterfront. His came from the print shops and newspaper offices where he worked as a youth, and became a licensed Mississippi riverboat pilot navigating the river for...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
De Filippo, Luca b. June 3, 1948 d. November 27, 2015 Italian Actor. De Filippo was an actor known for his work in the theater, film, and television. He came from a theatrical family and appeared in his first play at the age of 7, but he would make his "true" theatrical debut twenty years later. DeFilippo would later appear (and later direct) in many theatrical productions, but he also worked in film and television. His film credits include "Twice Born" (2012), "But Forever in My Mind" (1999) and "Saturday, Sunday and Monday" (1990). De...[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!
Second Seminole War US Army Officer. He had the distinction of being the first Native American graduate of West Point. In 1816, he was appointed to the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, under a provision of a US treaty in 1791 which called for the education of a limited number of Creek children at government expense. He moved to Washington, DC for training by an Irish tutor, and entered West Point on September 18, 1817. He graduated on July 1, 1822, and was...[Read More] (Bio by: Jim Tipton) Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA Plot: MD, 0, 1
Cleburne, MG. Patrick Ronayne b. March 17, 1828 d. November 30, 1864 Civil War Confederate Major General. The most popular Confederate division commander, he was known as the "Stonewall of the West." He was born in County Cork, Ireland, appropriately on St. Patrick's Day. A naturalized American citizen and an adopted Arkansan, he grew up in Ireland, where his father was a well known doctor in the county. He was taught at home where he received an Episcopal church education. He apprenticed himself to a pharmacist to prepare for a medical career. He later failed...[Read More] (Bio by: Ugaalltheway) Cause of death: Killed at the Battle of Franklin Confederate Cemetery, Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, USA
Robinson, Cynthia b. January 12, 1946 d. November 23, 2015 Musician. She was the trumpeter and frequent vocalist on many great hits for the musical group Sly and the Family Stone. Members original lineup included: Sly and Freddie Stone, trumpeter Cynthia Robinson, drummer Gregg Errico, saxophonist Jerry Martini, and bassist Larry Graham. Their recordings included such classics as "Dance to the Music," "Everyday People," "Stand" and "Family Affair". The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1983. She continued to work with Sly...[Read More] (Bio by: Babe) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Morgan, John Pierpont 'J.P.' b. April 17, 1837 d. March 31, 1913 Financier, Businessman. One of the richest men in the world during his time, he is considered one of the business titans of the Modern Age. He orchestrated the creation of the companies General Electric, United States Steel and numerous others, creating monopolies that brought him both fame and legendary wealth. Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Plot: Section 11, Lot 1 GPS coordinates: 41.7217293, -72.7010803 (hddd.dddd)
Walker, Olene b. November 15, 1930 d. November 28, 2015 Governor of Utah. A member of the Republican Party, she served as the 15th Governor of the State of Utah from 2003 until 2005. She was the first female to serve at that capacity. She received a a Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University, a Master of Arts from Stanford University and her PhD from the University of Utah, prior to marrying and raising her family. She initiated her career in the political arena as a State Legislature and went on to become the Majority Whip in the Utah House...[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!
Riggi, John 'John the Eagle' b. February 1, 1925 d. August 3, 2015 Organized Crime Figure, Entertainment Folk Figure. A respected philanthropist and community leader, he was never able to shake allegations of his membership in a certain Italian-American Organization and, for better or worse, shall be remembered as the real-life Godfather behind the lead character of Tony in HBO's hit series "The Sopranos". Born Giovanni Michael Riggi, he was raised in North Jersey, graduated from Linden High School, joined the US Army Air Corps in 1943, and served in Europe as...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Rosedale and Rosehill Cemetery, Linden, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Cravat, Nick b. January 10, 1912 d. January 29, 1994 Actor. Born Nicholas Cuccia, he was stuntman and film actor, best known for being in movies with actor Burt Lancaster. Cravat met Lancaster when they were children in New York City and became lifelong friends. In the 1930s, they created an acrobatic act as, "Lang and Cravat" and joined the Kay Brothers circus in Florida. Together they worked at various circuses and Vaudeville shows until Lancaster suffered a hand injury which ended their act in 1939. They would later reunite and Cravat went on...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Schulz, Charles M. b. November 26, 1922 d. February 12, 2000 Cartoonist. He was the creator of the enormously popular "Peanuts" comic strip, as well as the characters of 'Charlie Brown', "Snoopy", Linus Van Pelt" and others. He died the evening before his last Sunday comic strip ran nationally, which ran Sunday, February 13, 2000. During World War II he served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant and commander of a machine gun squad, seeing a great amount of combat. Cause of death: Complications from colon cancer Pleasant Hills Cemetery, Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California, USA Plot: Veterans Section (next to triple fountains at south-west corner of cemetery) GPS coordinates: 38.3799171, -122.8328781 (hddd.dddd)