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#Obituary

'Loving' father's obituary ends on surprising note

He didn’t hold back when it came to the end!

9 unbelievable things from the obituary of a 91-year-old veteran RIP

9 unbelievable things from the obituary of a 91-year-old veteran

Flight Lieutenant Tony Snell shows us how it’s done.

From The42 Cleveland Browns fan makes brilliant final request in his obituary The Last Laugh

Cleveland Browns fan makes brilliant final request in his obituary

All he wants is to be let down… one last time.

How many Simpsons characters do you recognise from this obituary? RIP

How many Simpsons characters do you recognise from this obituary?

RIP creator Matt Groening’s mum.

From TheJournal.ie Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86 RIP This post contains videos

Irish film actor Milo O’Shea dies aged 86

The actor passed away in New York. He is survived by his wife, Kitty Sullivan, his sons Colm and Steven and his three grandchildren.

From TheJournal.ie Harry Potter actor Richard Griffiths dies aged 65 RIP

Harry Potter actor Richard Griffiths dies aged 65

Daniel Radcliffe led the tributes to Griffiths, who was best-known for his roles in Withnail & I, The History Boys and the Harry Potter films.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died Hugo Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died

The fiery populist has died following a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

From TheJournal.ie 'Rescue Me' singer Fontella Bass dies, aged 72 Fontella Bass This post contains videos

'Rescue Me' singer Fontella Bass dies, aged 72

The St Louis-born singer died of complications from a heart attack suffered three weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012

From writer Maeve Binchy to astronaut Neil Armstrong, rugby star Nevin Spence to GAA great Páidí Ó Sé, we take a look back at some of the many greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

From TheJournal.ie Martin Fay of The Chieftains passes away at 76 RIP This post contains videos

Martin Fay of The Chieftains passes away at 76

The musician had been one of the founding members of the group, which was formed in 1962.

From TheJournal.ie Bee Gee Robin Gibb dies of cancer at 62 RIP

Bee Gee Robin Gibb dies of cancer at 62

The Bee Gees sold more than 200 million records over five decades and helped to turn disco into a major musical phenomenon.

Man fakes his mother's obituary... to get time off work

Relatives called The Jeffersonian Democrat newspaper in the US after the obit appeared to report the woman was actually alive and well.

Director Ken Russell dies at age 84 RIP This post contains videos

Director Ken Russell dies at age 84

The director of films such as Women in Love and The Music Lovers died following a series of strokes. His son said he died “peacefully”.

From The42 The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting

Paul Gascoigne’s tales from the dark side of celebrity, the origins of the Honey Badger and an incredible tribute to the elegant genius of Roger Federer: its our weekly round-up of the best the web has to offer.

From The42 Ginger McCain, trainer of Red Rum, dies aged 80 RIP

Ginger McCain, trainer of Red Rum, dies aged 80

The legendary trainer passed away in his sleep after enduring a brief illness.

From The42 Olympic Skier found dead in Utah Skiiing

Olympic Skier found dead in Utah

American freestyle skier and Olympic silver medalist Jeret “Speedy” Peterson has been found dead of self-inflicted wounds in a remote part of Utah.

From TheJournal.ie Obituary: Brian Lenihan TD, 1959-2011 R.I.P.

Obituary: Brian Lenihan TD, 1959-2011

A biography of the late former Minister for Finance, who died at his home this morning aged 52.