Browsing All posts tagged under »Obituaries«

Beloved Harry Potter Actor Alan Rickman Dead at 69

March 30, 2016 by


Beloved Harry Potter star Alan Rickman died of pancreatic cancer on 15 January 2016. He was surrounded by family and friends. Rickman was famous for his role as Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies, as well as his role in Die Hard as Hans Gruber, although his career began at Britain’s Royal Shakespeare […]

In Memoriam: Sarah Earnest

February 19, 2015 by


Fleetwood Area High School lost a very special friend over Christmas Break, Sarah Earnest. The Life Skills class is creating a memory quilt in her honor. Each student will fill out a patch on the quilt with whatever they want and help sew the patches together. They will be holding a memorial quilt hanging ceremony, and […]

Reporter Stuart Scott Dies of Cancer

January 20, 2015 by


Stuart Scott was born on 19 July 1965, in Chicago, Illinois. Scott is highly regarded as one of the best sports reporters in history. He was most widely known as an anchor for ESPN. In 2007, he received an appendectomy.  He later found out his appendix was cancerous. After remission, he was diagnosed again in 2011 and […]

Lacy Death a Suicide or Lynching?

January 6, 2015 by


Lennon Lacy, a seventeen-year-old from North Carolina, was found dead at a neighborhood park. He was found hung from the frame of a playground swing. Reporters and investigators originally suspected suicide but eventually changed their minds. Lacy’s mom disagreed with the prospect of suicide, saying her son would never do such a thing. She believes […]

Joan Rivers Leaves a Lifelong Legacy

October 7, 2014 by


On 4 September 2014, comedian Joan Rivers died. Rivers was born on 8 June 1933 in New York. Her career started as a stand-up comic in the 60s. People loved Joan and her sense of humor. Rivers was always interested in performing. In 1965, she premiered on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. “You’re going […]

Family Remembers Stephanie Steiner

May 30, 2014 by


Back In December, I shared my heartbroken story about my stepmom, Stephanie Steiner, who was diagnosed with stage-four melanoma. Many of you have been supporting her and buying the green bracelets. I had planned to give my father, Jeffery Steiner, the bracelet money for his birthday on 26 May and surprise the both of them. My […]

JoePa Remembered

April 11, 2012 by


Joseph Vincent Paterno was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He went on to be an English major at Brown University, where he played quarterback and cornerback. In 1966, Paterno took over the head coaching job at Penn State. He was an incredible football coach. Even though he only won two National Championships, he […]