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  •  - Barry Gibb kisses a rose during the funeral of his brother and fellow Bee Gees star Robin Gibb at St. Mary's Church in Thame

    Barry Gibb kisses a rose during the funeral of his brother and fellow Bee Gees star Robin Gibb at St. Mary's Church in Thame

    Posted: 6/8/2012 10:59:53 AM EST
    Barry Gibb kisses a rose during the funeral of his brother and fellow Bee Gees star Robin Gibb at St. Mary's Church in Thame, central England June 8, 2012. Fans lined the streets to pay respects to the Bee Gees singer whose soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever in 1977 earned the trio the honour of having the best-selling soundtrack of all time. Gibb succumbed to his battle with cancer on May 20 at the age 62. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY SOCIETY)
  •  - The coffin of Gibb of the Bee Gees is transported during his funeral in Thame

    The coffin of Gibb of the Bee Gees is transported during his funeral in Thame

    Posted: 6/8/2012 10:23:38 AM EST
    The coffin of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees is transported during his funeral in Thame, central England June 8, 2012. Fans lined the streets to pay respects to the Bee Gees singer whose soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever in 1977 earned the trio the honour of having the best-selling soundtrack of all time. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY SOCIETY)
  •  - Barry Gibb attends the funeral of Robin Gibb at St. Mary's Church in Thame

    Barry Gibb attends the funeral of Robin Gibb at St. Mary's Church in Thame

    Posted: 6/8/2012 10:21:56 AM EST
    Barry Gibb attends the funeral of his brother and fellow Bee Gees star Robin Gibb at St. Mary's Church in Thame, central England June 8, 2012. Fans lined the streets to pay respects to the Bee Gees singer whose soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever in 1977 earned the trio the honour of having the best-selling soundtrack of all time. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY SOCIETY)
  •  - Dwina Gibb, the wife of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, attends his funeral in Thame, central England

    Dwina Gibb, the wife of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, attends his funeral in Thame, central England

    Posted: 6/8/2012 10:11:10 AM EST
    Dwina Gibb, the wife of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, attends his funeral in Thame, central England June 8, 2012. Fans lined the streets to pay respects to the Bee Gees singer whose soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever in 1977 earned the trio the honour of having the best-selling soundtrack of all time. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY SOCIETY)
  •  - The coffin of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees is carried at his funeral in Thame

    The coffin of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees is carried at his funeral in Thame

    Posted: 6/8/2012 10:10:41 AM EST
    The coffin of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees is carried at his funeral at St. Mary's Church in Thame, central England June 8, 2012. Fans lined the streets to pay respects to the Bee Gees singer whose soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever in 1977 earned the trio the honour of having the best-selling soundtrack of all time. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY SOCIETY)
  •  - File photo of French woman Bardet as she celebrates her birthday in Pontchateau

    File photo of French woman Bardet as she celebrates her birthday in Pontchateau

    Posted: 6/8/2012 9:00:53 AM EST
    French woman Marie-Therese Bardet is seen as she celebrates her 114th birthday in a retirement home in Pontchateau in this June 2, 2012 file photo. Bardet, the mother of two children, aged 90 and 88, both who are still living, 7 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren, has died French media reports. The oldest woman in the world is an American, aged 115. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Laetitia Notarianni/Files (FRANCE - Tags: OBITUARY HEADSHOT)
  •  - Tueni, a Lebanese veteran politician and journalist who headed An-Nahar newspaper, attends an interview at his office in Beirut

    Tueni, a Lebanese veteran politician and journalist who headed An-Nahar newspaper, attends an interview at his office in Beirut

    Posted: 6/8/2012 8:10:30 AM EST
    Ghassan Tueni, a Lebanese veteran politician and journalist who headed An-Nahar, a daily Arabic newspaper in Lebanon, attends an interview at his office at An-Nahar building in Beirut, June, 6, 2007. Tueni, who was Lebanon?s ambassador to the U.N. between 1977 and 1982 at the height of the Lebanese civil war, died early June 8, 2012 in hospital, at the age of 86, according to media reports. Picture taken June 6, 2007. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir (LEBANON - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS MEDIA)
  •  - Tueni, a Lebanese veteran politician and journalist who headed An-Nahar newspaper, attends an interview at his office in Beirut

    Tueni, a Lebanese veteran politician and journalist who headed An-Nahar newspaper, attends an interview at his office in Beirut

    Posted: 6/8/2012 8:09:35 AM EST
    Ghassan Tueni, a Lebanese veteran politician and journalist who headed An-Nahar, a daily Arabic newspaper in Lebanon, attends an interview at his office at An-Nahar building in Beirut, June, 6, 2007. Tueni, who was Lebanon?s ambassador to the U.N. between 1977 and 1982 at the height of the Lebanese civil war, died early June 8, 2012 in hospital, at the age of 86, according to media reports. Picture taken June 6, 2007. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir (LEBANON - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS MEDIA)
  •  - Balloons are released during the public memorial service for the two-year-old triplets, Willsher, Lillie and Jackson Weekes, at St Paul's Cathedral in Wellington

    Balloons are released during the public memorial service for the two-year-old triplets, Willsher, Lillie and Jackson Weekes, at St Paul's Cathedral in Wellington

    Posted: 6/8/2012 3:40:58 AM EST
    Balloons are released during the public memorial service for the two-year-old triplets, Willsher, Lillie and Jackson Weekes, at St Paul's Cathedral in Wellington June 8, 2012. The Wellington born triplets were among 19 people killed in a fire at a shopping mall in Doha, Qatar, on May 28. REUTERS/Ross Giblin-Fairfax NZ/Pool (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: OBITUARY RELIGION)
  •  - People applaud as the coffin of Cardinal Rodolfo Quezada passes by during his funeral in Guatemala City

    People applaud as the coffin of Cardinal Rodolfo Quezada passes by during his funeral in Guatemala City

    Posted: 6/7/2012 8:20:56 PM EST
    People applaud as the coffin of Cardinal Rodolfo Quezada passes by during his funeral in Guatemala City June 7, 2012. Local church officials said Quezada died on June 4 in the morning at a private hospital in Guatemala City as a result of an intestinal obstruction. Quezada was known as the "Cardinal of Peace" for helping to broker an end to the Central American nation's bloody civil war, which ended in 1996. REUTERS/William Gularte (GUATEMALA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY RELIGION)
  •  - Priests carry the coffin of Guatemalan Roman Catholic Cardinal Quezada to a cathedral for his funeral in Guatemala City

    Priests carry the coffin of Guatemalan Roman Catholic Cardinal Quezada to a cathedral for his funeral in Guatemala City

    Posted: 6/7/2012 8:17:27 PM EST
    Priests carry the coffin of Guatemalan Roman Catholic Cardinal Rodolfo Quezada to a cathedral for his funeral in Guatemala City June 7, 2012. Local church officials said Quezada died on June 4 in the morning at a private hospital in Guatemala City as a result of an intestinal obstruction. Quezada was known as the "Cardinal of Peace" for helping to broker an end to the Central American nation's bloody civil war, which ended in 1996. REUTERS/William Gularte (GUATEMALA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY RELIGION)
  •  - Priests carry the coffin of Guatemalan Roman Catholic Cardinal Quezada at the entrance of a cathedral during his funeral in Guatemala City

    Priests carry the coffin of Guatemalan Roman Catholic Cardinal Quezada at the entrance of a cathedral during his funeral in Guatemala City

    Posted: 6/7/2012 8:15:56 PM EST
    Priests carry the coffin of Guatemalan Roman Catholic Cardinal Rodolfo Quezada at the entrance of a cathedral during his funeral in Guatemala City June 7, 2012. Local church officials said Quezada died on June 4 in the morning at a private hospital in Guatemala City as a result of an intestinal obstruction. Quezada was known as the "Cardinal of Peace" for helping to broker an end to the Central American nation's bloody civil war, which ended in 1996. REUTERS/William Gularte (GUATEMALA - Tags: SOCIETY OBITUARY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  •  - A photo of Sporting Gijon coach Preciado is seen as supporters gather outside El Molinon stadium to to pay their last respects to him in Gijon

    A photo of Sporting Gijon coach Preciado is seen as supporters gather outside El Molinon stadium to to pay their last respects to him in Gijon

    Posted: 6/7/2012 3:47:07 PM EST
    A photo of Sporting Gijon coach Manuel Preciado is seen as supporters gather outside El Molinon stadium to to pay their last respects to him in Gijon, northern Spain June 7, 2012. Tributes poured in for Preciado on Thursday after the popular Spanish coach died of a heart attack in Valencia at the age of 54. Preciado had on Wednesday agreed to take the reins at relegated Villarreal and was scheduled to attend a news conference at the Madrigal on Friday. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER OBITUARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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    Posted: 6/5/2012 12:35:46 AM EST
    This image released through the Department of Defense shows the photo used for the obituary of Army Sgt. Steve Flaherty, 22, who was killed in Vietnam in 1969. Letters that Flaherty was carrying when he was killed were taken by the Vietnamese after his death and were returned to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Monday, June 4, 2012, in exchange for a Vietnamese soldier's diary that was taken from his body by an American GI. (AP Photo/Department of Defense)
  •  - Emmy winner Kathryn Joosten arrives for the TV Guide Emmy Awards after-party

    Emmy winner Kathryn Joosten arrives for the TV Guide Emmy Awards after-party

    Posted: 6/2/2012 6:04:20 PM EST
    Kathryn Joosten (R) is congratulated on her Emmy Awards win for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series by celebrity photographer Roger Karnbad as she arrives for the TV Guide Emmy Awards after-party in Hollywood, California in this September 21, 2008 file photograph. "Desperate Housewives" actress Kathryn Joosten, who won two Emmy awards for her supporting role as a nosy neighbor on the recently ended hit show, died of lung cancer on June 2, 2012, her spokeswoman said. She was 72. REUTERS/Mark Avery/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY PROFILE)
  •  - File photograph of actress Kathryn Joosten in 2001

    File photograph of actress Kathryn Joosten in 2001

    Posted: 6/2/2012 6:02:25 PM EST
    Actress Kathryn Joosten (L) and Actor James Cromwell compare their death scenes in their respective Television series "West Wing" and "ER," before presenting the nominees for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series during the 2001 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Pasadena, California in this September 8, 2001 photograph. "Desperate Housewives" actress Kathryn Joosten, who won two Emmy awards for her supporting role as a nosy neighbor on the recently ended hit show, died of lung cancer on June 2, 2012, her spokeswoman said. She was 72. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY PROFILE)
  •  - Actress Kathryn Joosten holds award at the 2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

    Actress Kathryn Joosten holds award at the 2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

    Posted: 6/2/2012 5:58:40 PM EST
    Actress Kathryn Joosten holds the award she won for Best Guest Actress in a Comedy series for her role in "Desperate Housewives" as she poses for photographers at the 2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California in this September 11, 2005 file photograph. "Desperate Housewives" actress Kathryn Joosten, who won two Emmy awards for her supporting role as a nosy neighbor on the recently ended hit show, died of lung cancer on June 2, 2012, her spokeswoman said. She was 72. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY PROFILE)
  •  - Flowers sit outside the Cafe Racer after Wednesday's deadly shooting incident in Seattle

    Flowers sit outside the Cafe Racer after Wednesday's deadly shooting incident in Seattle

    Posted: 5/31/2012 5:10:21 PM EST
    Flowers sit outside the Cafe Racer after Wednesday's deadly shooting incident in Seattle, Washington, May 31, 2012. A gunman killed four people at the popular Seattle cafe on Wednesday then fled to a downtown parking lot where he killed a fifth person and stole her car before shooting himself in the head as police closed in, authorities said. REUTERS/Robert Sorbo (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW OBITUARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  •  - The father of a South African teenager killed during a Doha mall fire cries next to his other son, during a funeral procession in Doha

    The father of a South African teenager killed during a Doha mall fire cries next to his other son, during a funeral procession in Doha

    Posted: 5/29/2012 11:47:15 AM EST
    The father (R) of a South African teenager killed during a Doha mall fire cries next to his other son, during a funeral procession in Doha May 29, 2012. Qatar's interior ministry said at least 19 foreign nationals, including 13 children and two civil defence personnel, were killed in a fire that ripped through the Villaggio Mall in Doha on Monday. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (QATAR - Tags: DISASTER OBITUARY SOCIETY)
  •  - The father of a South African teenager who died in a Doha mall fire, cries during a funeral procession in Doha

    The father of a South African teenager who died in a Doha mall fire, cries during a funeral procession in Doha

    Posted: 5/29/2012 11:35:14 AM EST
    The father of a South African teenager who died in a Doha mall fire, cries during a funeral procession in Doha May 29, 2012. Qatar's interior ministry said at least 19 foreign nationals, including 13 children and two civil defence personnel, were killed in a fire that ripped through the Villaggio Mall in Doha on Monday. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad (QATAR - Tags: DISASTER OBITUARY SOCIETY)