Rest In Peace: January 2017

Celebrities and notable figures who passed away during the month of January 2017 included:

January 4
· Mike Gaborno, 51, American singer (Manic Hispanic), liver cancer

January 6
· Sylvester Potts, 78, American soul singer (The Contours)
· Francine York, 41, American actress, cancer

January 10
· Buddy Greco, 90, American singer, actor, pianist
· Tony Rosato, 62, Canadian comedian, heart attack

January 12
· William Peter Blatty, 89, American novelist, screenwriter (The Exorcist), Oscar winner (1974), multiple myeloma

January 13
· Dick Gautier, 85, American actor, singer
· Richie Ingui, 70, American soul singer (Soul Survivors)

January 16
· Steve Wright, American bass guitarist (The Greg Kihn Band), heart attack

January 17
· Philip Bond, 82, British actor

January 18
· Roberta Peters, 86, American coloratura soprano, Parkinson’s disease

January 19
· Miguel Ferrer, 61, American actor, throat cancer

January 20
· Bingo Mundy, 76, American singer (The Marcels), pneumonia
· Joey Powers, 82, American singer-songwriter

January 21
· Joy Coghill, 90, Canadian actress (Da Vinci’s Inquest), heart failure
· Karl Hendricks, 46, American singer, songwriter, guitarist (Karl Hendricks Trio), oral cancer
· Hiroki Matsukata, 74, Japanese actor
· Maggie Roche, 65, American singer-songwriter (The Roches), cancer

January 23
· Gorden Kaye, 75, British actor

January 24
· Butch Trucks, 69, American drummer, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, suicide

January 25
· Ronnie Davis, 66, Jamaican reggae singer.
· Mary Tyler Moore, 80, American actress, diabetes, complications from pneumonia

January 26
· Mike Connors, 91, American actor, leukemia
· Barbara Hale, 94, American actress, complications from COPD

January 27
· John Hurt, 77, British actor, cancer

January 28
· Bobby Freeman, 76, Aerican singer, songwriter

January 29
· Emmanuel Riva, 89, French actress, cancer

January 31
· Frank Pellegrino, 72, American actor, lung cancer

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