Santa Monica Obituaries

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  • 14 hrs ago | via Scared Monkeys 

    Judge Orders Funeral Home That Sold Lee Harvey Oswal...

    Tarrant County, TX Judge Don Cosby ruled Friday that the funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald's pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the presidential assassin's brother. Judge Cosby wrote that Robert Oswald bought his brother's pine box for $300 on November 24, 1963, and it remains to this day "the personal property of Robert."

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  • 17 hrs ago | via Fox News 

    Judge: Funeral home wrongly sold Lee Harvey Oswald's...

    A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald's pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin's brother, a judge ruled Friday. Robert Oswald had bought the pine bluff casket for his brother, whose body was exhumed in 1981 amid conspiracy theories that it did not contain Lee Harvey Oswald's body.

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  • Yesterday | via Star-Telegram.com 

    Oswalda s brother wins suit over casket

    A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald's pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin's brother, a judge ruled Friday. Robert Oswald had bought the pine bluff casket for his brother, whose body was exhumed in 1981 amid conspiracy theories that it did not contain Lee Harvey Oswald's body.

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  • Yesterday | via The Virginian-Pilot 

    Judge: Funeral home wrongly sold Oswald's casket

    A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald's pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin's brother, a judge ruled Friday. Robert Oswald had bought the pine bluff casket for his brother, whose body was exhumed in 1981 amid conspiracy theories that it did not contain Lee Harvey Oswald's body.

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  • Thursday Jan 29 | via Messenger 

    Al Martinez- 1929-2015

    It is with profound sadness that we report the passing of Al Martinez on January 12 at West Hills hospital of congestive heart failure. He was 85 and had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for a number of years.

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  • Tuesday Jan 27 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Obituary: William E. 'Cowboy' Plass, Kingwood Townsh...

    William E. "Cowboy" Plass, 71 years young, passed away on Jan. 14, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. He lived in Kingwood Township for the past 28 years.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Alfred J.R. Villalobos, key figure in CalPERS scanda...

    Alfred J.R. Villalobos appears at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Santa Monica on May 28, 2010. Alfred J.R. Villalobos, a former state pension fund board member who faced trial next month on federal corruption and bribery charges, has died, his attorney confirmed Wednesday.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via The Pound Ridge Daily Voice 

    Phyllis Ratliffe, 93; Pound Ridge Resident Served In...

    The youngest of three children, she was born to Genevieve and Robert More on Aug. 21, 1921 and raised in St. Paul, Minn. She attended Carelton College for two years until enlisting in the U.S. Navy on April 19, 1943.

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  • Wednesday Jan 7 | via The Washington Post 

    Allie Sherman, coach with Giants in 1960s, dies at 91

    Allie Sherman, the player-friendly coach who led the New York Giants to NFL championship games in his first three seasons with a star-studded but aging roster, died Jan. 3 at his home in Manhattan. He was 91. Mr. Sherman's Giants lost to the Green Bay Packers in the 1961 and 1962 championship games and to the Chicago Bears in the 1963 title game.

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  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via SFGate 

    Bess Myerson, Miss America and N.Y. politician, dies...

    In this May 14, 1985 file photo, New York Mayor Edward Koch, left, poses with former Miss America Bess Myerson in New York. Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America who parlayed her stunning 1945 victory into national celebrity, died Dec. 14, 2014, at her home in Santa Monica, Calif.

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  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via News Max 

    Bess Myerson, First Jewish Miss America, Dead at Age 90

    Bess Myerson, 90, the first Jewish Miss America and a frequent companion of the late New York Mayor Ed Koch who later fell from grace in a city scandal, has died after a long battle with dementia. The Bronx-born Myerson, who served as Koch's commissioner of cultural affairs and often appeared with him holding his hand, died on Dec. 14 at her Santa Monica, California, residence, Los Angeles County assistant chief coroner Ed Winter said on Monday.

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  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via The Review 

    First Jewish Miss America Bess Myerson dies at 90

    Bess Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America and a New York political force until a series of scandals dubbed the "Bess Mess" forced her into obscurity, has died. She was 90. Myerson died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica, California, according to the Los Angeles coroner's office and Department of Public Health Vital Records Office.

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  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via CNN 

    Bess Myerson, first Jewish Miss America, dies

    Bess Myerson, the 1945 Miss America winner who became a celebrated media personality and public servant and then was brought down by scandal, has died. She was 90. According to a statement from the Miss America Organization , she died in Santa Monica, California, on December 14. No cause of death was given.

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  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via The Spokesman-Review 

    Former Miss America Bess Myerson dies - Tue, 06 Jan ...

    Bess Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America and a New York political force until a series of scandals dubbed the "Bess Mess" forced her into obscurity, has died. She was 90. Myerson died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica, California, according to the Los Angeles coroner's office and Department of Public Health Vital Records Office.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via Visalia Times-Delta 

    Gavras, Aristotle "Tully"

    Aristotle "Tully" Gavras Aristotle "Tully" Gavras died Dec. 27, 2014 at age 88, in Santa Monica, CA. He is survived by his wife Pamela sister Mary and cousin George Pappas.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via Press-Telegram 

    Bess Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America, dies at...

    In this Sept. 8, 1945 file photo, Bess Myerson of New York holds the scepter after being crowned Miss America 1945 at the annual Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America who parlayed her stunning 1945 victory into national celebrity, died Dec. 14, 2014, at her home in Santa Monica, Calif.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via The Beaumont Enterprise 

    Bess Myerson, the 1st Jewish Miss America, dies at 90

    FILe - In this Sept. 8, 1945 file photo, Miss America, Bess Myerson, center, poses at the annual Beauty Pageant held at Atlantic City, N.J. Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America who parlayed her stunning 1945 victory into national celebrity, died Dec. 14, 2014, at her home in Santa Monica, Calif.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via KITV-TV 

    Bess Myerson, noted ex-Miss America, dead

    Bess Myerson, the 1945 Miss America winner who became a celebrated media personality and public servant and then was brought down by scandal, has died. She was 90. According to a statement from the Miss America Organization, she died in Santa Monica, California, on December 14. No cause of death was given.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via WLWT-TV Cincinnati 

    Bess Myerson, noted ex-Miss America, dead

    Bess Myerson, the 1945 Miss America winner who became a celebrated media personality and public servant and then was brought down by scandal, has died. She was 90. According to a statement from the Miss America Organization, she died in Santa Monica, California, on December 14. No cause of death was given.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via The Summit Daily News 

    Obituary: Forest Merle Wilhite

    He began his career at Douglas Aircraft Company in Santa Monica, California, from 1954-1962, then transferred to the Testing Division at Edwards AFB, California. He retired from Lockheed Missiles & Space Company in Denver, Colorado, in 1992, after a long career in the aerospace industry.

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