Saint Raymond's Bronx

by Syl | created - 19 Sep 2012 | updated - 30 Jun 2014 | Public

The men and women interred at Saint Raymond's Cemetery in the Bronx, New York.

1. Billie Holiday

Soundtrack | Minority Report

Billie Holiday was a true artist of her day and rose as a social phenomenon in the 1950s. Her soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she confronted into her own music made her a superstar of her time. Today, Holiday is remembered for her masterpieces, ...

Plot: St. Paul Section, Row 56, Grave #29.

Plot: St Matthew, range 11, grave 76

3. Henry 'Red' Allen

Soundtrack | Joe Albany... a Jazz Life

Composer, conductor, singer, occasional actor, an trumpeter in the orchestras of Louis Armstrong, Kid Ory (with which he toured Europe), John Handy, King Oliver, Luis Russell, Fletcher Henderson, Fate Marable and George Lewis, as well as the house band at the Cafe Metropole in New York. He also ...

4. The Chantels

Soundtrack | Her

The Chantels came out of the Bronx, NY, in the early 1950s. The group's members were students at St. Anthony of Padua School, and they took their name from that of another Catholic school, St. Francs de Chantal. They signed their first recording contract, with End Records, in 1957, but the record, ...

Singer Jackie Jackson is interred at Saint Raymond's Cemetery in the Bronx, New York.

5. Lillian Lorraine

Actress | Should a Wife Forgive?

Lillian Lorraine was born on January 1, 1892 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress and director, known for Should a Wife Forgive? (1915), Neal of the Navy (1915) and Lonesome Corners (1922). She was married to Jack O'Brien (accountant) and Frederick M. Gresheimer (real estate). She ...

6. Frankie Lymon

Soundtrack | American Graffiti

Frankie Lymon was born on September 30, 1942 in Harlem, New York City, New York, USA as Franklin Lymon. He was married to Emira Lymon, Zola Taylor and Elizabeth Waters. He died on February 28, 1968 in New York City.

Plot: St. Anthony, Range 13, Grave 70

7. Angela Martin

Actress | Annie

Angela Martin was born in 1942 in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Angel Mignanelli. She was an actress, known for Annie (1982) and Rapunzel Let Down Your Hair (1978). She died on April 3, 2004 in Elmhurst, Queens.

8. Lois Nettleton

Actress | In the Heat of the Night

Lois Nettleton was a versatile and accomplished actress who appeared on stage, in films and on TV in her long career. The former Miss Chicago of 1948 beauty pageant contest winner was born in Oak Park, Illinois, She studied acting at Chicago's Goodman Theatre and then at the Actors' Studio in New ...

9. Benny Paret

Self | Fight of the Week

Benny Paret was born on March 14, 1937 in Santa Clara, Cuba as Bernardo Paret. He was married to Lucy Paret. He died on April 3, 1962 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

Plot: St. Luke-Range 4, Grave 13

10. Hilton Ruiz

Soundtrack | American Beauty

Hilton Ruiz was born on May 29, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Aida. He died on June 6, 2006 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

11. Merlin Santana

Actor | Showtime

Originally from New York, both of Merlin's parents were from the Dominican Republic. His mother pushed for a career in show business to keep him out of trouble and off the mean streets. He began as an advertising model for a fast-food chain at the age of 3. He first began getting noticed as Stanley...

Plot: Holy Cross section, Range 19, Grave 48

12. La Lupe

Actress | Historia de un gangster

Well known for her high level of camp and her energetic performances, La Lupe was one of the Spanish-language world's greatest performance. Born in Cuba to a poor family, La Lupe began her life as a schoolteacher in Havana at her father's request. However music was in her blood, and against his ...

Plot: St. Matthew section, Range #7, Grave #88

13. Hector Camacho

Art_department | Reclaim

Hector Camacho was born on May 24, 1962 in Bayamón, Puerto Rico as Hector Luis Camacho. He is known for his work on Reclaim (2014), The Wayans Bros. (1995) and WBO Jr. Lightweight Championship: Hector Camacho vs. Vinny Pazienza (1990). He was married to Amy Torres. He died on November 24, 2012 in ...