Holyoke Obituaries

Holyoke Obituaries

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  • 5 hrs ago | via MassLive.com 

    Northampton candlelight vigil underlines 210 lives l...

    These were the words used to describe a few of the 210 people whose names were read aloud at a candlelight vigil held on the steps of the First Churches of Northampton on Main Street on Monday night. Each name represented a Western Massachusetts resident who died from a drug overdose -- many in the past year, a few in the past month.

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  • 9 hrs ago | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Barbara Brecht-Schall, Bertolt Brecht's daughter, di...

    Brecht-Schall was an actress with the Berliner Ensemble theater founded by her father from 1951 to 1972. She also was the administrator of his estate.

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  • Yesterday | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Memorial held in New York for Broadway actor who die...

    Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest per... . Friends embrace during a memorial gathering for Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at Bethesda fountain in New York's Central Park.

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  • Yesterday | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Wes Craven dies at 76

    Kanye West announced he's running for president in 2020, and yet somehow that was the least nonsensical thing he said during his Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night. Kanye West announced he's running for president in 2020, and yet somehow that was the least nonsensical thing he said during his Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night.

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  • Saturday Aug 29 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    1st African-American actor to play Valjean on Broadw...

    Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" on Broadway has died after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21. "The entire 'Les Miserables' family is shocked and devastated by the sudden and tragic loss of Kyle, a remarkable young talent and tremendous person who made magic - and history - in his Broadway debut.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    The Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigil

    Parker and Ward were fatally shot d... . Troy Keaton, Board Chairman of the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce speaks on behalf of Vicki Gardner, Executive Director of the Chamber who was shot during an interview with WDBJ-7, We... ROANOKE, Va.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    The Latest on TV shooting: Ex-colleague talks about ...

    Flanagan was a former employee at WDBJ who appeared on air ... . Flowers from viewer Rodney Booth, of Roanoke, Va., lie outside WDBJ's Digital Broadcast Center, in Roanoke, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Emotional morning newscast the day after TV killings

    Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an o... . CORRECTS YEAR FLANAGAN WAS FIRED TO 2013 FROM EARLIER THIS YEAR - Investigators look at the body of WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward after he and reporter Alison Parker were fatally shot during an on-air interview, Wednesday, Aug. 2... .

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  • Thursday Aug 27 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Emotional newscast after shooting that shocked millions

    Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an o... . CORRECTS YEAR FLANAGAN WAS FIRED TO 2013 FROM EARLIER THIS YEAR - Investigators look at the body of WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward after he and reporter Alison Parker were fatally shot during an on-air interview, Wednesday, Aug. 2... .

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

    A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by their former colleague, a journalist who also recorded himself carrying out the killings and then posted the video on social media. The gunman, who was fired in 2013 from WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, fled the scene and went online, posting the video on Facebook and Twitter.

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    The Latest on on-air shooting: Suspect was 'off-kilter'

    A former co-worker of the man who shot and killed a TV reporter and cameraman during a live news broadcast says that Vester Flanagan was "off-kilter" and that he thought news anchoring was about "acting." Kimberly Moore Wilmoth worked with Flanagan in 1999 when he was at a Tallahassee TV station.

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Reporter, cameraman killed on air; gunman dies

    A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death during a live television interview Wednesday by a gunman who recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video on social media after fleeing the scene. Authorities identified the suspect as a journalist who had been fired from the station earlier this year.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Medical marijuana advocate in Washington dies from c...

    Harvey, 71, the northeastern Washington man at the center of a nationally watched medical ... . FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2015 file photo, defendants known as the Kettle Falls Five, pose for a photo outside the federal courthouse in Spokane, Wash.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Caitlyn Jenner may be charged with manslaughter stem...

    Shannen Doherty revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer in a lawsuit against her former management firm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Shannen Doherty revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer in a lawsuit against her former management firm, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  • Friday Aug 21 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Gene Simmons' home raided by police

    Shannen Doherty revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer in a lawsuit against her former management firm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Shannen Doherty revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer in a lawsuit against her former management firm, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Did Josh Duggar have an Ashley Madison account?

    Kelly Clarkson made a surprise announcement during a concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Wednesday: She's pregnant! Yvonne Craig, who originated the role of Batgirl, has died at the age of 78, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle has agreed to plead guilty on charges related to child pornography and paying for sex with minors, The Associated Press reports.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Shannen Doherty reveals she has breast cancer in new...

    Kelly Clarkson made a surprise announcement during a concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Wednesday: She's pregnant! Kelly Clarkson made a surprise announcement during a concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Wednesday: She's pregnant! Yvonne Craig, who originated the role of Batgirl, has died at the age of 78, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Yvonne Craig, who originated the role of Batgirl, has died at the age of 78, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green reportedly separate...

    Yvonne Craig, who originated the role of Batgirl, has died at the age of 78, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Yvonne Craig, who originated the role of Batgirl, has died at the age of 78, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  • Aug 22, 2012 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Bid by B.B. King's daughter to get medical records d...

    A court in Las Vegas denied a bid by one of B.B. King's daughters to obtain the late blues icon's medical records from an executor who she alleges mishandled her father's treatment before he died. Probate Commissioner Wesley Yamashita told a lawyer for Patty King on Friday that she can subpoena the records, so he didn't need to issue a court order.

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  • Oct 16, 2010 | via CBS 3 Springfield 

    Movie horror director Wes Craven dies at 76

    It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice. The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two distinct eras of suburban slashers, first in the 1980s with his iconic "Nightmare on Elm Street" and its indelible, razor-fingered villain Freddy Krueger.

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