Posts Tagged: Europe

First female general manager in NFL Europe League, Kathrin Platz, 46, remembered for her heart

Kathrin Platz, who died Saturday at the age of 46 after a brave battle against illness, will go down in NFL Europe League history for two milestones. In 2005, she was named the general manager of the Hamburg Sea Devils

First female general manager in NFL Europe League, Kathrin Platz, 46, remembered for her heart

Kathrin Platz, who died Saturday at the age of 46 after a brave battle against illness, will go down in NFL Europe League history for two milestones. In 2005, she was named the general manager of the Hamburg Sea Devils

The ‘Picasso’ of Philadelphia’s cheesesteaks, hoagies, Domenic Spataro, 94, worked just days ago

DOYLESTOWN TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Domenic C. Spataro, 94, of Buckingham, Bucks County, patriarch of Spataro’s, a decades-old sandwich shop at Reading Terminal Market, died Thursday, Jan. 26, of congestive heart failure at Doylestown Hospital. “He epitomized our independent merchant community,”

The ‘Picasso’ of Philadelphia’s cheesesteaks, hoagies, Domenic Spataro, 94, worked just days ago

DOYLESTOWN TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Domenic C. Spataro, 94, of Buckingham, Bucks County, patriarch of Spataro’s, a decades-old sandwich shop at Reading Terminal Market, died Thursday, Jan. 26, of congestive heart failure at Doylestown Hospital. “He epitomized our independent merchant community,”

Fascination with planes drew commercial artist Joe DeMarco, 93, to WWI aircraft

TOWSON, Md. – Salvatore Joseph “Joe” DeMarco, a commercial artist and former manager of art services for AAI Corp. who was also widely known for his detailed drawings of World War I aircraft, died Friday of lung cancer at Gilchrist

Fascination with planes drew commercial artist Joe DeMarco, 93, to WWI aircraft

TOWSON, Md. – Salvatore Joseph “Joe” DeMarco, a commercial artist and former manager of art services for AAI Corp. who was also widely known for his detailed drawings of World War I aircraft, died Friday of lung cancer at Gilchrist

Son of St. Louis, R&B singer David Peaston went national after winning ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

ST. LOUIS – David Peaston, 54, an R&B and gospel singer who scored national fame after winning on “Showtime at the Apollo” during the late ’80s, died Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2012) from complications of diabetes at his home in St.

Son of St. Louis, R&B singer David Peaston went national after winning ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

ST. LOUIS – David Peaston, 54, an R&B and gospel singer who scored national fame after winning on “Showtime at the Apollo” during the late ’80s, died Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2012) from complications of diabetes at his home in St.

One of Britain’s most respected studio potters, Ray Finch, has died at 97

Ray Finch, who has died aged 97, was one of the most respected British studio potters of the last half century. He was internationally admired for work that expressed the more traditional values of his craft – superbly glazed functional

One of Britain’s most respected studio potters, Ray Finch, has died at 97

Ray Finch, who has died aged 97, was one of the most respected British studio potters of the last half century. He was internationally admired for work that expressed the more traditional values of his craft – superbly glazed functional

Veteran Spanish politician Manuel Fraga, 89, founded Spain’s ruling conservative party

MADRID — Manuel Fraga Iribarne, a blunt-talking politician who founded Spain’s ruling conservative party and ignited divisive reactions as the last surviving minister from Gen. Francisco Franco’s right-wing regime, has died. He was 89. Spanish news agency Europa Press said

Veteran Spanish politician Manuel Fraga, 89, founded Spain’s ruling conservative party

MADRID — Manuel Fraga Iribarne, a blunt-talking politician who founded Spain’s ruling conservative party and ignited divisive reactions as the last surviving minister from Gen. Francisco Franco’s right-wing regime, has died. He was 89. Spanish news agency Europa Press said

Stunningly beautiful, Henny Bario was one of Europe’s most famous clowns

Henny Bario, who has died in France aged 88, was the last of one of Europe’s greatest families of circus clowns. Born Henny Sosman on July 23 1923, she was the daughter of the Belgian clown, acrobat and rider Martin

Stunningly beautiful, Henny Bario was one of Europe’s most famous clowns

Henny Bario, who has died in France aged 88, was the last of one of Europe’s greatest families of circus clowns. Born Henny Sosman on July 23 1923, she was the daughter of the Belgian clown, acrobat and rider Martin