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Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:43:41 GMT2017-01-22T11:43:41Z


Maggie Roche | Singer-songwriter, 65

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 11:43:41 GMT2017-01-22T11:43:41Z

Maggie Roche, 65, the folk-rock singer-songwriter who since the mid-1970s had performed and recorded as a trio and in pairs with her two sisters, has died of cancer, according to a statement posted online Saturday by her sister and bandmate Suzzy Roche.

Roberta Peters | Opera singer, 86

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:30:36 GMT2017-01-22T06:30:36Z

Roberta Peters, 86, who debuted at the Metropolitan Opera at age 20 on five hours' notice and became a reigning soprano of her era, delighting audiences for decades with performances on stage, in commercials and on The Ed Sullivan Show, died Wednesday at an assisted-living facility in Rye, N.Y. The cause was Parkinson's disease, said her son Paul Fields.

Eugene Olaff, former head of NJ State Police and pro soccer player

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:30:32 GMT2017-01-21T06:30:32Z

Col. Eugene Olaff, 96, a former New Jersey State Police superintendent who achieved national renown as a professional soccer star, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Florence.

Allan Voluck, box manufacturing firm owner, philanthropist

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:30:28 GMT2017-01-21T06:30:28Z

Allan Stuart Voluck, 92, formerly of Wynnewood, a business owner and philanthropist, died Thursday, Jan. 12, at his home in Boca Raton, Fla.