PITTSBURGH - Michael James Delligatti, 98, the McDonald's franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago and saw it become perhaps the best-known fast-food sandwich in the world, died Monday at his home in Pittsburgh. Mr. Delligatti...
Mary Jane Price, 85, of Roxborough, the matriarch of a family that includes 100 nieces and nephews - each of whom she could name - died Tuesday, Nov. 22, of respiratory failure at home.
Samuel Gay, 91, of West Philadelphia, a retired machinist inspector for the former Merck Sharp & Dohme Co., died Thursday, Nov. 17, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Lankenau Medical Center.
John P. Corr, 82, of Newtown Square, a former Inquirer reporter and feature writer, died Sunday, Nov. 20, of respiratory failure at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse.
Chris Costner Sizemore, 89, whose life with multiple-personality disorder became the basis for the best-selling The Three Faces of Eve, died of a heart attack July 24 at a hospice center in Ocala, Fla., said her son, Bobby Sizemore.
Suzanne Wright, 69, a cofounder of the advocacy group Autism Speaks, died of pancreatic cancer Friday at her home in Fairfield, Conn., an organization spokeswoman said.