Brooke, Rupert Chawner b. August 3, 1887 d. April 23, 1915 English Poet. He became one of the most famous poets of the first World War, due to the success of his poem "The Soldier." His recognition as a poet occured in 1911 when his work was published in two volumes: Georgian Poetry and his own book of poetry Poems 1911. He fell in love with actress Cathleen Nesbitt, but the relationship was brief. He died of blood poisoning on a French hospital ship moored in the bay of the Greek island of Skyros, shortly before embarking for the shores of Gallipoli. (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Skyros Island, Skyros, Regional unit of Euboea, Central Greece, Greece Plot: Buried in an olive grove
Morrison (Courson), Pamela Susan b. December 22, 1946 d. April 25, 1974 Longtime girlfriend and alleged wife of singer Jim Morrison (of the Doors). Pamela Susan Courson was born December 22, 1946, in Weed California. She met Jim Morrison when she was 19 while an art student at Los Angeles City College. She would become Jim's girlfriend for the next 5 years until his death in 1971. Pamela took the name Morrison later on in their relationship. On July 2, 1971, Jim and Pamela went to see a movie. After the movie, they returned to their apartment in Paris. Jim went to...[Read More] (Bio by: Fan of the Site) Cause of death: Heroin overdose Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA Plot: Garden courts, compartment 164 GPS coordinates: 33.7729111, -117.8416672 (hddd.dddd)
List, John Emil b. September 17, 1925 d. March 21, 2008 Mass Murderer. A native of Bay City, Michigan, John Emil List was a former accountant who on the night of November 9, 1971, shot his entire family to death including his wife Helen, daughter Patricia, sons Frederick and John Jr., and his elderly mother Alma, in their upscale Westfield, New Jersey, home. List who had a history of losing jobs, had also accumulated several financial debts just before the murders. His wife's mental illness, the cost of an expensive house, and his depression, are...[Read More] Saint Lorenz Lutheran Cemetery, Frankenmuth, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Dvorakova, Ludmila b. July 11, 1923 d. July 30, 2015 Opera Singer. A dramatic soprano, she shall be remembered for Wagnerian interpretations. Raised within the turmoil of the Weimar Republic and the Nazi Era, her musical ambitions were put on hold until after World War II when she settled in then-Czechoslovakia and studied at the Prague Conservatory. Ludmila made her 1949 professional bow at Ostravia, joined the Prague National Theatre in 1954, and in 1960 launched the international phase of her career with appearances at the Berlin State Opera...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Vysehradsky Hrbitov, Prague, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Tierney, Gene b. November 19, 1920 d. November 6, 1991 Actress. Brooklyn born Gene Eliza Tierney would survive several major tragedies in her life during a reign of stardom as a glamorous and talented Hollywood actress. Her role in the film version of the best-selling book "Leave Her to Heaven" earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. However, her most defining performance that made her a major star was in the Otto Preminger murder mystery movie "Laura." She had much success throughout the 1940's and 1950's..."The Razor's Edge" "...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Cause of death: Emphysema Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA Plot: Sect. E-1, Lot 40.5
Servais, Jean b. September 24, 1910 d. February 17, 1976 Actor. Leading man of the french stage and screen in the 30s who after World War 2 developed into a fine character player with an excellent voice and a face that exuded melancholy and intelligence. Trained at the Brussels Conservatory of dramatic arts, he was later a member of the famous Théatre du Marais and the theatre company of Jean Louis Barrault playing nearly all the great parts the stage has to offer. In films from 1932, starting with "Criminel", his greatest success was as the leader...[Read More] (Bio by: Fritz Tauber) Cimetiere de Passy, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France Plot: Division 8
Dodge, Horace Elgin b. May 17, 1868 d. December 10, 1920 Automobile Pioneer and Manufacturer. He, along with his older brother John Francis Dodge, founded the successful automobile firm Dodge Brothers Company. Born the youngest of four children in Niles, Michigan his father owned a foundry and machine shop. In 1886 he and his brother moved to Detroit, Michigan where they took jobs at a boilermaker plant. In 1894 they went to work as machinists at the Canadian Typograph Company across the Detroit River in Windsor, Ontario. While he was a gifted...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Plot: Section 10
Roussin, Archbishop. Raymond b. June 17, 1939 d. April 24, 2015 Roman Catholic Archbishop. A native of Saint Boniface, a French-speaking town in Manitoba, Raymond Roussin receiving his early education under the care of the Oblate Sisters and successively under the Marianist Fathers before eventually joining the Society of Mary himself in Québec. Professing his first vows on August 29, 1957, he studied philosophy at St. Louis University in St. Louis, successively furthering his learning at the University of Fribourg in Fribourg, Switzerland, where he was...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Saint Boniface Cathedral Cemetery, Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Plot: Bishops' Plot.
List, Patricia Morris b. January 8, 1955 d. November 9, 1971 Murder Victim. She was killed, along with her grandmother, her mother and her siblings by her father, John Emil List, who then disappeared for 18 years before being captured and sentenced to life in prison. The murders of the List family were detailed in the work "Righteous Carnage: The List Murders" by Timothy B. Benford and James P. Johnson Cause of death: Murdered Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Charles, Annette b. March 5, 1948 d. August 3, 2011 Actress. She shall undoubtedly be remembered as Rydell High's sexy villainess "Cha-Cha" DiGregorio of the 1978 hit movie "Grease". Born Annette Cardona, she was raised in Southern California, broke into show business around 1968, and was seen in such television fare of the day as "The High Chapparral", "Mod Squad", "Banacek", "Gunsmoke", "The Flying Nun", "Barnaby Jones", "Emergency!", and "The Bionic Woman". Annette made her silver screen debut dancing with John Travolta in "Grease" and...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
List, Helen b. January 1, 1925 d. November 9, 1971 Murder Victim. She was killed, along with her Mother-in-law and her children by her husband, John Emil List, who then disappeared for 18 years before being captured and sentenced to life in prison. The murders of the List family were detailed in the work "Righteous Carnage: The List Murders" by Timothy B. Benford and James P. Johnson. Cause of death: Murdered Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Rhodes (Runnels), Dusty (Virgil Riley) b. October 11, 1945 d. June 11, 2015 Professional Wrestler. Rhodes, better known as "The American Dream", was an American former professional wrestler and trainer who worked for the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Born Virgil Runnels, the son of a plumber, he was billed as "a common man and a working-class hero" who fought many in-ring battles with Ric Flair and his group, the Four Horsemen. Rhodes was a three-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, a former United States Champion and a multi-time World Tag Team and Six-Man Tag...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
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)
Jackson, Michael b. August 29, 1958 d. June 25, 2009 Musician, Entertainer. He was called the "King of Pop," and is best remembered for his revolutionary videos such as "Thriller" (1982), and "Dangerous" (1991), as well as two Guinness World Records: Most successful entertainer of all time (with 13 Grammy Awards, 13 Number One single hits in a solo career, and sales of over 750 million in albums worldwide), and for having the greatest selling album of all time ("Thriller"). He is also remembered for his trademark single sequined white glove, and...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Acute Propofol intoxication compounded by the effects of benzodiazapines or a benzodiazapine. Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Great Mausoleum, Holly Terrace, Sanctuary of Ascension. This mausoleum is private and locked to the general public.
Kauffman, Bob b. July 13, 1946 d. July 25, 2015 Professional Basketball Player, Coach, Executive. For seven seasons (1968 to 1975), he played at the small forward, power forward and center positions in the National Basketball Association with the Seattle SuperSonics, Chicago Bulls, Buffalo Braves and Atlanta Hawks. He attended Scarsdale High School in New York and went on to play collegiate basketball at Guilford College in North Carolina. While with the Quakers, he established himself as one of the school's all time greats. Selected by...[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!
Nimoy, Leonard b. March 26, 1931 d. February 27, 2015 American Actor. He will forever be remembered as Mr. Spock from the 'Star Trek' franchise. After serving in the Army from 1953-55, he appeared in small roles in a few films, but mostly found roles in TV series, appearing in episodes of 'Dragnet', 'Sea Hunt', 'Bonanza', 'Wagon Train', 'Rawhide', 'The Twilight Zone', 'The Untouchables', 'The Outer Limits', 'Get Smart' and 'Gunsmoke' before being spotted by 'Star Trek' creator ...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis Mata) Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Garden of Solomon, Block 4, Space 10 GPS coordinates: 33.9798584, -118.3878174 (hddd.dddd)
Bikel, Theodore b. May 2, 1924 d. July 21, 2015 Actor. Highly-versatile, he played a wide range of parts and may perhaps be best remembered for his stage performances, notably as 'Tevye' in "Fiddler on the Roof". Born to a Austrian-Jewish family, he learned Hebrew and Yiddish at home, while being taught German in school. After the Nazi occupation of Austria, he fled with his family to Palestine and while there, he attended agricultural college, in addition to working as a laborer on a farm, also known as a kibbutz. He developed a liking 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!
Stoneman, Patsy b. May 27, 1925 d. July 23, 2015 Country Music Artist. Stoneman was one of 23 children (only 13 survived to adulthood) born to country music pioneer Ernest "Pop" Stoneman and his wife Hattie, the same year he released 'The Titanic', one of country music’s first million-selling records in 1925. When the Great Depression set in and record sales plummeted, the Stoneman family relocated to the Washington, D.C. area. As one of the oldest children, Patsy would help take care of her younger siblings. In the early 1960s, she formed...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Bruce (Schneider), Lenny b. October 13, 1925 d. August 3, 1966 Writer and Comedian. He is best remembered for his social commentary and criticism of the 1950s and 1960s. Born Leonard Alfred Schneider in Mineola, New York, he grew up in Bellmore, NY, attending Mepham High School. When his parents divorced when he was 5, he spent his growing up years moving among his various relatives over the next 12 years. His mother, Sally Marr, made a living as a stage performer, but would pass her son to her family to raise when finances were tight, as they often...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Drug overdose Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Mount Nebo,section 298-C GPS coordinates: 34.2815094, -118.4668427 (hddd.dddd)