Fields, Irving b. August 4, 1915 d. August 20, 2016 Jazz Pianist, Composer. A prolific artist said to have recorded upwards of 100 albums, he shall be remembered for his unique fusion of Jewish and Latin music. Born Yitzhak Schwartz, he was raised in Brooklyn, took to music early, studied piano from age eight, sang in a back-up choir for the legendary Cantor Yoselle Rosenblatt, played the 'Jewish Alps' resorts of the Catskills, and for a number of years toured the country on the Jewish Vaudeville circuit. Mr. Fields played piano on the cruise...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Martin (Crocetti), Dean (Dino Paul) b. June 7, 1917 d. December 25, 1995 Legendary Singer, Actor, and Comedian. Born Dino Paul Crocetti in Stuebenville, Ohio. Before achieving stardom, he performed various job duties, some of which were as a steelmill worker, a service station attendant, a gambler, and he also tried to be a professional boxer. As a boxer, he fought under the name of "Kid Crochet." When asked about his boxing career, he said that he had won "all" but 11 of his 12 bouts. In 1946 his life would change forever when he met a very hard working young up-...[Read More] (Bio by: Paul Duncan) Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Sanctuary of Love, left side GPS coordinates: 34.0586891, -118.4406662 (hddd.dddd)
Smith (Hogan), Anna (Vickie Lynn) Nicole b. November 28, 1967 d. February 8, 2007 Model, Actress. Born Vickie Lynn Hogan, she first gained popularity as Playboy magazine's 1993 Playmate of the Year. Her highly publicized marriage to oil business executive and billionaire J. Howard Marshall, who was 63 years her senior, resulted in tumultuous speculation that she married the octogenarian merely for his money, which she denied. Following his death, she began a lengthy and ongoing legal battle over a share of his estate. Smith's career and public image subsequently suffered as...[Read More] Cause of death: Accidental drug overdose Lakeview Memorial Gardens & Mausoleums, Nassau, New Providence District, Bahamas Plot: Next to her son Daniel
Dunne, Dominick b. October 29, 1925 d. August 26, 2009 Author and Journalist. He was part of a famous family that included his brother, novelist and screenwriter John Gregory Dunne; his brother's wife, author Joan Didion; and his son, Griffin. After Dunne's studies at Kingswood-Oxford, Williams College and service in World War II, including the battle of Metz, he moved to New York, then to Hollywood, where he directed Playhouse 90 and became vice-president of Four Star Pictures. He hobnobbed with the rich and the famous of those days. In 1979...[Read More] Cove Cemetery, Hadlyme, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Gable, Clark b. February 1, 1901 d. November 16, 1960 Actor. Born under the name William Clark Gable, his early life was ordinary, unhappy and confusing. Two towns claim him as a native son, Cadiz, Ohio and Meadville, Pennsylvania. His mother died when he was but a few months of age. He attended the Hopedale Schoolhouse in Hopedale, Ohio, which then was both a grammar and high school housed in the same building located on a hilltop directly behind the family residence. With his family, William attended Hopedale Methodist Church where his father...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Trust
Mountbatten, Louis b. June 25, 1900 d. August 27, 1979 British Nobility. Admiral of the Fleet. Last Viceroy of India. First Governor-General of India. First Sea Lord. Born Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Battenberg, son of Prince Louis of Battenberg and Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, the daughter of Louis IV Grand Duke of Hesse and by the Rhine and Princess Alice Maud Mary of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Mountbatten was related to the British Royals, The Russian royal family, King Alfonso XIII of Spain, King Ferdinand I of Romania, King...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Romsey Abbey, Romsey, Test Valley Borough, Hampshire, England Plot: South Transept
Landon (Orowitz), Michael (Eugene Maurice) b. October 31, 1936 d. July 1, 1991 Actor, Motion Picture Director. Born in Forest Hills, New York, the family moved to Collingswood, New Jersey, when he was four. Although he had a genius level IQ he failed to maintain passing grades in high school. He was, however, a popular student and was considered by most to be very funny. Discovering the javelin turned his life around. He became so proficient in the sport that he was offered several athletic scholarships and accepted the offer from the University of California. While there...[Read More] (Bio by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson) Cause of death: Cancer of the pancreas Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Mausoleum, outside/rear, private room
Lanchester, Elsa b. October 28, 1902 d. December 26, 1986 Actress. She was a character player of British and Hollywood films, best known for the title role of the classic "The Bride of Frankenstein" (1935). Though only a brief non-speaking part, her performance was so indelible that viewers tend to forget she also played demure authoress Mary Shelley in the same film. Her looks and personality were most effective in eccentric or comic roles. She received Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominations for "Come to the Stable" (1949) and "Witness for the...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Cause of death: Pneumonia Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Ball, Lucille b. August 6, 1911 d. April 26, 1989 Legendary comedic actress, best known for the title role in the hit television sitcom of the 1950's "I Love Lucy." She was born Lucille Desiree Ball on August 6, 1911 in Jamestown, New York. Intent on becoming an actress, she left high school at age 15, and tried unsuccessfully to get into drama school in New York City. Undaunted, Ball took a job as a waitress while trying for jobs in modeling and in chorus lines of Broadway shows. Moderately successful in these pursuits, she was chosen to be...[Read More] (Bio by: Edward Parsons) Cause of death: Ruptured aorta after heart surgery Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York, USA Plot: Highland section GPS coordinates: 42.1120377, -79.2385101 (hddd.dddd)
Cash, Johnny b. February 26, 1932 d. September 12, 2003 Country Singer, Musician, Actor, Entertainer. Legendary Country Music Singer and songwriter who was known as "The Man in Black" for his trademark wearing of all black clothing. Contrary to his songs and image, he never spent time in prison (except to visit). Most remembered for the songs "Ring of Fire," "Folsom Prison Blues," "A Boy Named Sue," and "I walk the Line." Born in Kingsland, Arkansas, one of seven children, in 1951, he enlisted into the United States Air Force, was stationed in...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Diabetes and neuropathy Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA GPS coordinates: 36.3120842, -86.5924606 (hddd.dddd)
Nathan, Sellapan Ramanathan 'S.R.' b. July 3, 1924 d. August 22, 2016 Singporean Statesman. He served as the sixth President of Singapore from September 1, 1999 to August 31, 2011. He received his primary education at the Anglo-Chinese Primary School and Rangoon Road Afternoon School, and his secondary education at Victoria School. He started working before completing his studies. During the Japanese occupation of Singapore, Nathan worked for the Japanese Civilian Police as a translator. After the war, whilst working, he completed his secondary education through...[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!
Connors, Chuck b. April 10, 1921 d. November 10, 1992 Actor. Real name Kevin Joseph Charles Aloysius Connors. He appeared in over 40 films but won his greatest fame as TV's "The Rifleman". Born in Brooklyn, the strapping, 6'5" Connors attended Seton Hall College and served in the Army during World War II. After his discharge in 1946 he briefly played professional basketball with the newly-formed Boston Celtics, and baseball with his hometown Dodgers and the Chicago Cubs, but after spending most of his sports career in the minor leagues he decided...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Cause of death: Cancer San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section J, T-21, grave 123 GPS coordinates: 34.2773094, -118.4659882 (hddd.dddd)
Corsaut, Aneta b. November 3, 1933 d. November 6, 1995 Actress. Born in Hutchinson, Kansas, Corseaut made her feature film debut appearing opposite Steve McQueen in the cult favorite ‘The Blob’ in 1958. In 1964 she landed the recurring role of Helen Crump in ‘The Andy Griffith Show’. It is the role for which she is probably best remembered. Other television apperences included that of Nurse Bradley on ‘House Calls’ during the late 1970s and early 1980s, as well as guest roles in dozens of television shows including ‘Emergency’, ‘Gunsmoke’, ‘Hart to...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Block G (Graceland), Section 651. right next to curb marker 6583. GPS coordinates: 34.1918182, -118.3587723 (hddd.dddd)
McLaughlin, John b. March 29, 1927 d. August 16, 2016 Television Personality. Host of the provocative political commentary show "The McLaughlin Group" on PBS from 1982 to his passing. At the age of 18, he entered Weston College in Weston, Massachusetts, which later became the theological seminary of Boston College, to prepare for the priesthood. He entered the Jesuit order of the Catholic Church in 1947, was ordained as a priest in 1959, and went on to earn two master's degrees (philosophy and English literature) from Boston College. After his...[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!
Brown, Bobbi Kristina b. March 4, 1993 d. July 26, 2015 Singer and Reality Television Star. The only child of entertainers Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, she was thrust into the spotlight at an early age when she appeared with her parents, who had a tumultuous 14-year marriage, tarnished by rumors of infidelity, drug use, and domestic violence, on the widely criticized 2005 reality show 'Being Bobby Brown'. Brown performed with her mother in several live duets on...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Martin Jr., Dean Paul b. November 17, 1951 d. March 21, 1987 Actor, Entertainer. Born in Santa Monica, California, he was the son of actor and singer Dean Martin (his 5th of 7 children) and his 2nd wife Jeanne Biegger Martin (her oldest child). As a youth, he was encouraged toward a singing career and at age 13 he joined Desi Arnaz Jr. and Billy Hinsche to form the rock group Dino, Desi, & Billy, which had a few minor hits in the US between 1965 and 1968, including "I'm a Fool" (1965), landing in the Top 30 twice. Afterwards, he became a moderately...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Cause of death: Crashed his fighter jet Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Section 419, grave P-28
Frey, Glenn b. November 6, 1948 d. January 18, 2016 Rock Musician, Actor. He was a founding member of the rock music band "The Eagles", who over the course of their career sold more than 120 million albums worldwide and won six Grammy Awards. In the mid 1960s, he joined his first band, The Mushrooms. The Detroit band's first single "Such a Lovely Child", was produced by Bob Seger, prior to his forming his own band. Frey would go on to play in several other local bands before moving to California and forming the Eagles in 1971 with fellow...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Wilhelm's Portland Memorial, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Arnaz, Desi b. March 2, 1917 d. December 2, 1986 Actor, Television Program Producer. he is best remembered for the hugely popular television sitcom "I Love Lucy" (1951 to 1957), which he produced and in which he portrayed ‘Ricky Ricardo.' He was born Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III in Santiago, Cuba on March 2, 1917, the son of a wealthy landowner who was also the mayor of Santiago. The 1933 Batista revolution landed his father in jail and stripped Desi's family of wealth and power. Following his father's release, the family fled to...[Read More] (Bio by: Edward Parsons) Cremated, Ashes scattered
Brooks, Michael b. August 17, 1958 d. August 22, 2016 Professional Basketball Player. For six seasons (1980 to 1984 and 1986 to 1988), he played at the small forward position in the National Basketball Association with the San Diego Clippers, Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggets. Born Michael Anthony Brooks, he made his initial mark on the basketball court towards the later part of his years at West Catholic High School in Philadelphia. He played collegiate basketball at La Salle University and while with the Explorers, he led them to two NCAA...[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!