Chris Ethridge

Willie Nelson has confirmed in a tweet that Chris Ethridge, bassist for country rock icons the Flying Burrito Brothers as well as the Willie Nelson Family Band, has died at the age of 65. Ethridge collaborated with Gram Parsons on several projects including the Flying Burrito Brothers and the International Submarine Band, and he co-wrote […]

Charles Colson

He was described as the “evil genius” of the Nixon administration, and spent the better part of a year in prison for a Watergate-related conviction. His proclamations following his release that he was a new man, redeemed by his religious faith, were met with more than skepticism by those angered at the abuses he had […]

Dick Clark

Dick Clark died earlier today. The famed TV producer was 82. Paul Shefrin, a rep for the entertainment legend, told ABC News his client suffered a “massive heart attack.” According to TMZ, Clark was at St. John’s hospital in Los Angeles for an outpatient procedure when the heart attack occurred. Attempts to resuscitate him were […]

Arthur Nadel

Arthur Nadel, a former Florida fund manager dubbed a “mini-Madoff” for defrauding investors out of $168 million, has died in prison at the age of 80, a spokeswoman for the Federal Bureau of Prisons said on Tuesday. Spokeswoman Traci Billingsley said Nadel died on Monday. She had no further details. Nadel was in poor health […]

Jason Carlucci

Jason Anthony, 26, of Clifton, passed away on April 15, 2012. Born in Passaic he was a lifelong resident of Clifton and was a parishioner of St. Paul’s R.C. Church. Beloved son of Gail (Genardi) and James Carlucci, both of Clifton. Dear brother of Ashley Carlucci of Clifton. Loving uncle of Fay Bashir. Funeral Thursday […]

Margaret K. Westura

Margaret “Peggy” K. (Kratt) Westura, 76, died at home on April 11. Born in Jersey City, she lived in Parsippany before moving to Boonton over 40 years ago. Westura worked at Bell Labs-Lucent Technologies for 31 years before retiring as an executive secretary. She was a member of the Sokol Hall Lodge No. 32 in […]

Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace, the grand inquisitor of CBS’s “60 Minutes” news show who once declared there was “no such thing as an indiscreet question,” has died at the age of 93, the network said on Sunday. Wallace died on Saturday evening with his family by his side at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan, Connecticut, where […]

Thomas Kinkade

California artist Thomas Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches were big sellers for dealers across the country, died Friday, a family spokesman said. Kinkade, 54, died at his home in Los Gatos in the San Francisco Bay Area of what appeared to be natural causes, David Satterfield said. Widgets

Elan Steinberg

Elan Steinberg, a child of Holocaust survivors who as executive director of the World Jewish Congress helped Nazi victims and their heirs reclaim more than $1 billion from long abandoned Swiss bank accounts, died April 6 at a hospital in New York City. He was 59. Widgets