| May 27, 2012
Norman Harvel is growing old under a mountain of debt.
At 60, Harvel faces medical and credit card bills topping $80,000. Yet Harvel is unable to work, having been injured at a job site more a decade ago. The former building maintenance worker now...
| May 21, 2012
| 9:36 AM
1) Adzima Funeral Home
“We're very proud of what we do,” says Matt Adzima, the co-owner of Adzima Funeral Home and the fourth generation of his family to work in the business. The funeral home distinguishes itself “with the love and...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Melvin B. Lowe Jr., a floral designer and funeral home attendant who was also a partner in a special-events and decorating company, died Sept. 27 of renal failure at his Washington home. The one-time Northeast Baltimore resident was 47.
"Melvin was a...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Friends and family made the sad trek into a Briarcliff Manor funeral home Thursday afternoon wondering how to find the words to console a family whose four year old had been found dead on Monday.
Mamaroneck police have arrested and charged the boy's...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:44 AM
Drew Peterson spent a few moments beside his mother's casket at a Darien funeral home this week, a low-profile visit granted by Will County Jail officials.
Peterson, who last month was convicted of murdering his third wife, spent about 15 minutes at...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:07 AM
For some unknown reason, somebody decided to do a study on the most popular funeral songs. Forget poverty or AIDS, this is the kind of thing we need our best and brightest working on. Here are the top 12, via NME.com.
1. Frank Sinatra – 'My Way'
| Oct 28, 2012
| 12:19 PM
As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed over the waters some 500 miles southeast of Washington and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast at 15 miles per hour, Marylanders braced Sunday for the arrival of a weather system some forecasters...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Loyola attackman Adam Pomper died Tuesday near his parents' home in Huntington, N.Y., the school announced in a news release.
On Tuesday, the homicide section of the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Police Department investigated Pomper's death. A spokesperson...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Though Norman Chaney has lain in obscurity for nearly 76 years, thanks largely to the generosity of Baltimore, the child star is getting a headstone.
In May fans launched a campaign to raise money to mark the grave of Chaney, a Baltimore native, who...
| Jun 21, 2012
More misdeeds are being revealed about the Thompson Memorial Chapel in Stockton, which is the subject of a District Attorney complaint involving elderly fraud.
Stella Williams says the funeral home inexplicably failed to deliver the body of her brother...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Albert Richard Baines Jr., a retired tool designer for Westinghouse Electric Corp. and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at his home in Arnold. He was 92.
According to the funeral home handling his service, his death was due to "natural causes."