Crime and their Victims
Age 48
January 17, 1899 - January 25, 1947
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Al "Scarface" Capone was a notorious mobster who was head of the powerful Chicago Outfit during the 1920s and 30s. Making a vast fortune from alcohol bootlegging, prostitution, and illegal gambling he was responsible for over 30 ...
Crime and their Victims
Age 57
January 27, 1886 - March 19, 1943
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Frank Nitti, nicknamed “The Enforcer,” was an Italian-American gangster and one of Al Capone‘s top henchmen, Nitti was in charge of all money flowing through the operation and upon Capone's arrest and conviction on tax charg...
Music
Age 70
December 24, 1945 - December 28, 2015
Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery Hollywood Hills / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Inspired by the Beatles and worked as a roadie for the Jimi Hendrix Experience in the 1960s, Lemmy Kilmister was the pure embodiment of the rock 'n' roll spirit. A fixture at the Rainbow on Hollywood Blvd when not on the road, Lem...
Historical Figure
Age 41
December 1, 1776 - March 27, 1818
Cimetière du Père Lachaise / Paris / France / Europe
Baroness Elizaveta Alexandrovna Stroganova was a Russian aristocrat of the Stroganov family. Married to Count Nikolai Nikitich Demidov, they had two children - Pavel (Paul) (1798–1840) and Anatoly (Anatole) (1812–1869). They w...
Show Business
Age 33
January 24, 1949 - March 5, 1982
Abel Hill Cemetery / Chilmark / Massachusetts / United States / North America
John Belushi was an was an actor, comedian and blues singer who initially found fame as and one of the seven original cast members of the comedy show Saturday Night Live. He later went on to star in the hit movies National Lampoon...
Crime and their Victims
Age 68
February 21, 1907 - March 29, 1975
Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery / Bedford Heights / Ohio / USA / North America
Shondor Birns was a notorious criminal in Cleveland, Ohio who was involved in loan sharking, rackets, prostitution, theft, assault, and murder from the days of Prohibition until his violent, explosive death. Birns operated the Ten...
Music
Age 30
September 7, 1964 - March 26, 1995
Rose Hills Memorial Park / Whittier / California / USA / North America
Co-founder of the influential Compton, California gangsta rap group N.W.A., Easy-E with Dr. Dre and Ice Cube won acclaim for portraying life on the streets of east L.A. in the 1980s as one of the premier west coast rappers. Sadly ...
Music
Age 27
April 1, 1958 - December 22, 1985
Green Hills Memorial Park / Rancho Palos Verdes / California / USA / North America
D. Boon was a pioneer of the punk scene in the early 1980s in Los Angeles, California. As singer, songwriter, guitarist and vocalist for the punk rock trio the Minutemen, D. Boon mixed funk, punk, metal, country and a healthy dose...
The Odd and the Interesting
Age 47
November 11, 1947 - December 3, 1994
Sharon Memorial Park / Sharon / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Elizabeth Glaser was an actress, educator, activist, author, and founder of the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Elizabeth Glaser. In fact, it was Elizabeth Glaser’s fight to save her HIV-positive children led to her creation of the P...
Crime and their Victims
Age 64
November 5, 1908 - September 7, 1973
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Sam "Teets" Battaglia joined the Torrio-Capone gang at the age of 16, right at the beginning of the Beer Wars of the 1920s. As a high-level member of the Chicago Outfit criminal organization, Sam Battaglia quickly rose in the rank...
Music
Age 32
May 31, 1948 - September 25, 1980
St. Michael and All Angels Church Rushock / Droitwich / United Kingdom / Europe
John Bonham was and remains the greatest, most influential Rock Drummer of all-time and best known as the drummer for Led Zeppelin. Describing the style of John Bonham's drumming instantly conjurs up visions of the thunderous powe...
Music
Age 77
October 21, 1925 - July 16, 2003
Woodlawn Cemetery / The Bronx / New York / USA / North America
Originally Celia Cruz studied to be a teacher in her native Havana, but was lured into show business when a relative entered her in a radio talent contest, which she won. She later studied music at the Havana Conservatory and perf...
Show Business
Age 43
July 20, 1938 - November 29, 1981
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
A doe-eyed, brunette beauty, Natalie Wood was one of Hollywood's brightest stars and a legend both on and off the silver screen. She was the recipient of four Golden Globes, and received three Academy Award nominations during her ...
Show Business
Age 38
December 8, 1953 - April 10, 1992
Memorial Park Cemetery / Tulsa / Oklahoma / USA / North America
American stand-up comedian and actor best known for his Pentecostal preacher scream, and roles in the popular films 'Caddyshack' and 'Back to School'. Sam Kinison struggled with cocaine addiction, and having been clean 2 months an...
Historical Figure
Age 80
November 30, 1924 - January 1, 2005
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Buffalo / New York / USA / North America
Chisholm was the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's president...