| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:13 PM
They came by the hundreds, many of them youths wearing baseball uniforms.
They somberly filed into the Dieterle Memorial Home in west suburban Montgomery on Wednesday to pay their final respects to a 12-year-old Oswego boy who died last week after he was...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:13 AM
Ever since I did a story on Riley Davis’ bone marrow transplant in September 2009, I looked forward to finally meeting him in person. I wanted to be there when he went back to Jacksonville Elementary School. He was in the middle of fourth grade when...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Elizabeth L. "Bobbi" Phillips, who co-founded and operated a West Baltimore funeral home, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 28 at her home. She was 93.
Born Elizabeth Lattimore in Baltimore and raised on Schroeder Street, she was a 1936 Frederick...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Close family members and friends of the five victims killed in the Stamford fire on Christmas Day. On 81st and Madison, at Frank E. Campbell funeral home, Madonna Badger, the mother of the three little girls Lily, Sarah and Grace, came out of seclusion...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Is it just me or is this season BORING? After a two week holiday hiatus, I was hoping that these peaches would be up to no good. But it's back to normal in the land of wigs, funeral parlors, sex toys and such.
Phaedra is still getting things together for...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:56 AM
Funeral arrangements have been made for Rasul "Rocky" Clark, who was paralyzed while playing football for Blue Island's Eisenhower High School in 2000 and later fought an unsuccessful battle to keep his health insurance.
Visitation will be Friday at AR...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday for a Marine Corps sergeant and Chicago Heights native who was killed this month while serving in Afghanistan, according to the Indiana funeral home handling the arrangements.
Jonathan "Biggin" Metzger, 32,...
| Jan 24, 2012
There will be a time, many times actually, when a friend, co-worker or casual acquaintance will face the death of a loved one.
There will be mourning. There may be a visitation or memorial service, perhaps reflecting religious, family, cultural and...
| Apr 10, 2011
Lawrence Tolliver II, a barber by trade, wasn't sure he could do it at first. But now he thinks he's ready. The tools are in his backpack, and he is preparing to travel to a funeral home on South Crenshaw Boulevard to cut the hair of his deceased son.
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday.
Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
| Dec 11, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Family, friends, fellow officers, and total strangers are paying their respects to the Virginia Tech officer killed Thursday in the line of duty.
Flags flew at half staff at Horne Funeral Home in Christiansburg in honor of Officer Deriek Crouse....