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PHOTOS Peaches Geldof’s coffin features family portrait artwork
PHOTOS Peaches Geldof’s coffin features family portrait artwork

Today was the private funeral of model and socialite Peaches Geldof, who died on April 7 at the age of 25. See photos from outside of the Davington church where the services were held, including images of Peaches’ coffin, which featured a painted family portrait that includes Peaches, her husband Tom Cohen and their two children, as well as the family dogs and cat.


Beloved comic book character Archie to die in July
Beloved comic book character Archie to die in July

It’s time for legendary comic book character Archie Andrews to get his business in order because he’s going to die in July. Fans the world over have followed the exploits of Archie and his buddies since 1941 but the end is nigh. Get what little detail is known about how Archie goes out and what the Archie Comics CEO had to say about the impending doom.


Mickey Rooney’s wife of 35+ years learned of his death from the tabloids
Mickey Rooney’s wife of 35+ years learned of his death from the tabloids

Mickey Rooney’s wife of more than three decades, Jan Chamberlain, revealed she learned of his death only by reading TMZ. Mickey’s children also confirmed their father was living a “bachelor” lifestyle at the time of his death.


Peaches Geldof dies at 25
Peaches Geldof dies at 25

Model, writer and television presenter Peaches Geldof, the daughter of singer Bob Geldof, has died at the age of 25. Police responded to a report of concern for the welfare of a woman at an address near Wrotham, Kent Monday afternoon, and the woman, later identified as Peaches Geldof, was later pronounced dead by South East Coast Ambulance Service.


Read actor James Rebhorn’s thoughtful self-penned obituary
Read actor James Rebhorn’s thoughtful self-penned obituary

Noted character actor James Rebhorn, who died last week after a decade-long battle with skin cancer, wrote his own obituary before passing. It’s a beautiful reflection of a man grateful for the life he lived and those who loved him – we have it in full and it’s worth the read.


Gwar frontman Dave Brockie, a.k.a. Oderus Urungus, dead at 50
Gwar frontman Dave Brockie, a.k.a. Oderus Urungus, dead at 50

The founder and leader of the unforgettable metal band Gwar, Dave Brockie – a.k.a Oderus Urungus, was found dead in his Richmond, Virginia home at the age of 50.


Beyoncé honors Grammy winner Ian Cuttler Sala, passenger killed in crash involving Salma Hayek’s brother
Beyoncé honors Grammy winner Ian Cuttler Sala, passenger killed in crash involving Salma Hayek’s brother

Beyoncé leads the tributes to Ian Cuttler Sala, the Grammy winner art director killed in a car accident last weekend. Ian was the passenger in a vehicle driven by Sami Hayek, Salma Hayek’s brother.


Comedy genius Harold Ramis died at 69
Comedy genius Harold Ramis died at 69

Harold Ramis — the comedy legend who was instrumental in Ghostbusters, Animal House, Caddyshack and more — has died at the age of 69. See what some of the top comedic actors are saying in tributes…


Snake Salvation’s Pastor Jamie Coots obituary, memorial page and funeral details
Snake Salvation’s Pastor Jamie Coots obituary, memorial page and funeral details

As we reported yesterday, Snake Salvation star Pastor Jamie Coots died Saturday night after being bitten by a rattlesnake during a church service and later refusing medical treatment from paramedics at his Middlesboro, Kentucky home. The 42-year-old father of two will be laid to rest tomorrow. Keep reading for Pastor Coots’ obituary as well as info on where you can send donations to help his family.


Snake Salvation star Pastor Jamie Coots dies from snake bite
Snake Salvation star Pastor Jamie Coots dies from snake bite

Snake handling preacher, and star of National Geographic Channel’s reality series Snake Salvation, Pastor Jamie Coots has died after being bitten by a snake over the weekend. Coots reportedly suffered the snake bite Saturday night during a service at his church, Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name in Middlesboro, Kentucky. He died later that night in his home after refusing medical treatment.


 

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