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Deaths for the week ending 15 April 2017:

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Peter Hansen, actor (Lee Baldwin on "General Hospital"), 95.

Bill Sutherland, NHL hockey player (Philadelphia Flyers), 82.

Bob Wootton, guitarist (Johnny Cash), cause not reported, 75.

Monday, 10 April 2017

Linda Hopkins, blues and gospel singer, of natural causes, 92.

Larry Sharpe, pro wrestler, of liver disease, 66.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Michael Ballhaus, cinematographer (GoodFellas), after a brief illness, 81.

Albert Freedman, game show producer ("Twenty-One"), 95.

J. Geils, rock singer and guitarist (J. Geils Band), of natural causes, 71.

Dorothy Mengering, talk show guest ("Late Show with David Letterman"), 95. She was David Letterman's mother.

Tom Modrak, football executive (Philadelphia Eagles), cause not reported, 74.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Tom Coyne, recording engineer (Beyonce Knowles), of multiple myeloma, 62.

Charlie Murphy, actor/comedian ("Chappelle's Show"), of leukemia, 57. He was the older brother of actor/comedian Eddie Murphy.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Vic Barnhart, major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), 94.

Dan Rooney, football executive (Pittsburgh Steelers), 84.

Friday, 14 April 2017

Dick Contino, accordionist, 87.

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Allan Holdsworth, guitarist, of a heart attack, 70.

Clifton James, actor (Live and Let Die), of complications from diabetes, 96.

Sylvia Moy, pop songwriter ("My Cherie Amour"), of complications from pneumonia, 78.