Allentown Obituaries

Allentown Obituaries

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  • Friday Aug 28 | via Erie Times News 

    Larger-than-life Darryl Dawkins dies at 58

    AS TOUGH as things have been on the basketball court in the past couple of years for the 76ers, there has been absolute heartbreak away from the floor for the organization. Just over two months ago, legendary stat man Harvey Pollack succumbed to injuries he suffered in a New Year's Day car crash at the age of 93. Pollack had worked with the organization since the beginning of the NBA, in 1946.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

    Obituary: Darryl Dawkins / NBA's - Chocolate Thunder...

    Darryl Dawkins, a player for the National Basketball Association who was nicknamed "Chocolate Thunder" and was known for his backboard-shattering slam dunks, has died. He was 58. He died Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., according to an emailed statement from the Lehigh County Coroner's Office.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via Concord Monitor 

    Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder,'...

    Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers' locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with backboard-breaking force. The guest was Grammy Award winner Stevie Wonder.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via Philly.com 

    Larger-than-life Darryl Dawkins dies at 58

    AS TOUGH as things have been on the basketball court in the past couple of years for the 76ers, there has been absolute heartbreak away from the floor for the organization. Just over two months ago, legendary stat man Harvey Pollack succumbed to injuries he suffered in a New Year's Day car crash at the age of 93. Pollack had worked with the organization since the beginning of the NBA, in 1946.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via St. Petersburg Times 

    Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins dies at 58

    Darryl Dawkins, who arrived in professional basketball as a gigantic teenager and became one of the game's fiercest dunkers and most notoriously lovable characters - a backboard-smashing, fun-loving man-child known to fans as Chocolate Thunder from Planet Lovetron - died Thursday in Allentown, Pa. He was 58. Tracey Sechler, a spokeswoman for Lehigh Valley Hospital, confirmed the death.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via Bloomberg 

    Darryl Dawkins, First to Join NBA From High School, ...

    Sixers Darryl Dawkins hammers another dunk shot through the net to score against the Atlanta Hawks in an NBA playoff game, in this April 15, 1980 file photo, in Philadelphia. Darryl Dawkins, the first high school player to go straight to the National Basketball Association when he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1975, has died.

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via Erie Times News 

    Coroner: Man dies of injuries from crash 50 years ago

    Authorities said a man died this week of injuries he sustained when he was hit by a vehicle a half-century ago. The Lehigh County Coroner's Office said Richard Albright, 58, died Monday night at the Good Shepherd Home-Raker Center in Allentown.

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  • Monday Aug 24 | via News Herald 

    Oglesbee, Karen E.

    Karen E. Oglesbee MARBLEHEAD: Karen E. Oglesbee, 76, of Marblehead, OH died Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, OH. She was born September 11, 1938 in Port Clinton, the daughter of John and Lois Feyedelem.

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  • Saturday Aug 22 | via Recordpub.com 

    Zelda M. Long

    Zelda M. Long, 83 of Charlestown Township, was called home with her Lord on Thursday, August 20, 2015.

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  • Jul 31, 2015 | via Hawaii Tribune-Herald 

    Obituaries for July 31

    Hector Mercado Gonzalez, 60, of Hilo died July 21 at home. Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, he was a floral designer at Floral Mart.

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