Category: Celebrity Deaths

  • Former Maine Governor Joseph E. Brennan dead at 89

    Former Maine Governor Joseph E. Brennan dead at 89

    Former Maine Governor Joseph E. Brennan has passed away at the age of 89. Brennan, a Democrat who served as governor from 1979 to 1987, died at his home in Munjoy Hill on April 6, 2024. Throughout his distinguished career, Brennan held various positions in public service, including serving as Cumberland County District Attorney, a…

  • Karen Yarbrough, Cook County Clerk, dead at 73

    Karen Yarbrough, Cook County Clerk, dead at 73

    Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough, a revered figure in Illinois politics, has passed away at the age of 73. Ms. Yarbrough, a distinguished Maywood Democrat who dedicated over two decades to public service, died on April 7, 2024, surrounded by her family and her husband, former Maywood Mayor Henderson Yarbrough. The news of her passing…

  • Former Tottenham Player and Wimbledon Manager Joe Kinnear Passes Away at 77

    Former Tottenham Player and Wimbledon Manager Joe Kinnear Passes Away at 77

    Former Tottenham player and football manager Joe Kinnear has passed away at the age of 77. Kinnear, who had been battling dementia since 2015, died on April 7, 2024, surrounded by his family. In a statement released by Kinnear’s family, they expressed their sadness at his passing and fondly remembered him both as a player…

  • Jerry Grote, Mets Hall of Fame catcher and World Series champion, dead at 81

    Jerry Grote, Mets Hall of Fame catcher and World Series champion, dead at 81

    Jerry Grote, the celebrated catcher for the New York Mets’ historic 1969 World Series championship team, passed away at the age of 81. He breathed his last on April 7, 2024, at the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute in Austin, Texas, following respiratory failure after a heart procedure, as announced by his wife Cheryl on Facebook.…

  • Australia Kangaroos Captain and Balmain Tigers Icon Keith Barnes Passes Away at 89

    Australia Kangaroos Captain and Balmain Tigers Icon Keith Barnes Passes Away at 89

    Keith Barnes, a legendary figure in Australian rugby league, has passed away at the age of 89. Barnes, renowned as a key player for the Balmain Tigers, breathed his last in Prince of Wales Hospital on April 8, 2024. Recognized as one of the premier players of the 20th century, Barnes earned the affectionate nickname…

  • Iona Campagnolo, Former Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, Passes Away at 91

    Iona Campagnolo, Former Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, Passes Away at 91

    Iona Campagnolo, British Columbia’s pioneering female lieutenant governor, passed away at the age of 91 on April 5, 2024. Campagnolo, who held the distinction of being B.C.’s 27th lieutenant governor, was lauded as a “trailblazer” by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Appointed to the role in 2001, she served until September 30, 2007, leaving an indelible…

  • Esteemed Civil Rights Champion, Reverend Dr. Cecil Murray, Passes Away

    Esteemed Civil Rights Champion, Reverend Dr. Cecil Murray, Passes Away

    Reverend Doctor Cecil Murray, a beloved pastor, civil rights leader, and community activist in Los Angeles, passed away on April 5, 2024, following a period of health challenges, as confirmed by his family to KCAL News. For nearly three decades, Reverend Murray served as the pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church, overseeing remarkable growth…

  • Cole Brings Plenty, missing ‘1923’ actor found dead in Kansas

    Cole Brings Plenty, missing ‘1923’ actor found dead in Kansas

    Actor Cole Brings Plenty, known for his role in the “Yellowstone” spinoff “1923,” has been found deceased in Kansas after being reported missing amid a domestic violence investigation. The 27-year-old actor’s body was discovered by deputies on Friday, April 5, 2024, in a wooded area near an unoccupied vehicle southwest of Kansas City, Kansas, according…

  • Michael Tanner, Esteemed Cambridge Philosopher and Spectator Opera Critic, Passes Away

    Michael Tanner, Esteemed Cambridge Philosopher and Spectator Opera Critic, Passes Away

    The world of academia and opera aficionados mourns the loss of Michael Keith Tanner, a distinguished British philosopher and revered opera critic, who passed away on April 3, 2024, at the age of 88. Tanner, a life fellow of Corpus Christi, Cambridge, dedicated 36 years of his life to teaching at the prestigious university until…

  • Pat Zachry, Former Mets Pitcher, Passes Away at Age 71

    Pat Zachry, Former Mets Pitcher, Passes Away at Age 71

    The baseball world mourns the loss of former Mets pitcher, Pat Zachry, who passed away in Waco, Texas, at the age of 71. The news was confirmed by Mets public relations expert, Jay Horwitz. Zachry’s teammate and baseball legend, Johnny Bench, reported that Zachry breathed his last on April 4, 2024. He was 71 years…