Celebrities and famous people (and animals) lost on April 16th, 2022. This list of celebrity deaths includes Zippy Chippy, Jon Wefald, Halina Winiarska, Joachim Streich, Gloria Sevilla, Boyet Sison, Rhoda Kadalie, Rosario Ibarra, Wendy Rieger, Margarita Anastasyeva, J.N. Bhatt, John Dougherty, and Bill Bourne. The celebrity deaths for April 16 2022 is an aggregation of information from various sources around the internet, with the intention of providing the best and most accurate information to Celebrity News Report readers.
Margarita Anastasyeva – Russian Actress January 10, 1925 – April 16, 2022 (aged 97)
Margarita Anastasyeva was born on January 10, 1925 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR. She was an actress, known for Chetvero (1958), Devotion (1954) and Krepysh (1982).
J.N. Bhatt October 16, 1945 – April 16, 2022 (aged 76)
J.N. Bhatt was a Patna High Court Chief Justice and an Indian judge.
Bhatt became an advocate on August 1, 1968, and has worked as a government pleader in Jamnagar since 1976. He also worked as a Special Prosecutor and Legal Advisor for Municipal Corporations, Nationalized Banks, and in numerous Armed Forces, Civil, Constitutional, and Labor Cases. Bhatt earned an M.Com., LL.M., and a Ph.D. in law. In 1977, he passed the Judicial Service Exam and became the state’s youngest District Judge.
He was appointed Law Secretary and Remembrancer of the Gujarat State Government after serving as Registrar of the Gujarat High Court. On August 21, 1990, he was appointed as a Judge of the Gujarat High Court.
Bhatt represented the Indian government at the International Law Association Conference in Warsaw. Since May 2002, he has served as President of the Gujarat State Judicial Academy. On July 18, 2005, Bhatt was appointed Chief Justice of the Patna High Court and First Chancellor of Chanakya National Law University.
After retiring on October 16, 2007, Justice Bhatt was named Chairman of the Gujarat Law Commission and Chairperson of the Gujarat State Human Rights Commission.
Bill Bourne March 28, 1954 – April 16, 2022 (aged 68)
William Sigurd Bourne was a Canadian songwriter and musician. Bourne, a Juno Award finalist and winner, included traditional music influences from throughout the world.
Bourne’s musical education began at the age of two, when he would sleep behind the piano during country dances where his parents’ band would perform. He was born in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, and nurtured in a musical household in rural Alberta.
Bourne collaborated with Alan MacLeod and received a Juno Award. Bourne was also a member of the Tannahill Weavers, a traditional Scottish band.
Bourne was a member of the string collective Tri-Continental, together with Madagascar Slim and Lester Quitzau, beginning in 2000, and made four albums with them.
Bourne released the album Voodoo King in 2002. Shannon Johnson, Lester Quitzau, Madagascar Slim, Aysha Wills, Eivr Pálsdóttir, Wyckham Porteous, and Jasmine Ohlhauser have all worked with Bourne.
Bourne lead the Free Radio Dance Band in 2011, together with his son Pat Bourne, for the recording of an album called Bluesland. In 2012, he released Amoeba Collective alongside Tippy Agogo and other well-known musicians.
Bourne led the historic Edmonton Christmas record An Edmonton Christmas: Live Off the Floor in 2013, together with Joe Nolan, Jenie Thai, Jeremy “Jey” Witten, and Justine Vandergrift.
On April 16, 2022, he died of cancer.
John Dougherty April 29, 1932 – April 16, 2022 (aged 89)
John Martin Dougherty was a Roman Catholic bishop from the United States. From 1995 to 2009, Dougherty was the auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Scranton in Pennsylvania.
Dougherty was named as an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Scranton and titular bishop of Sufetula by Pope John Paul II on February 7, 1995. Bishop James C. Timlin consecrated him on March 7, 1995, at St. Peter’s Cathedral, with Bishops McCormick and Francis X. DiLorenzo serving as co-consecrators.
Dougherty served as rector of the Villa Saint Joseph residence for elderly priests in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, and as vicar for administration as an auxiliary bishop (1995-2004). (2004-2009). In April 2009, Dougherty joined a group of other American bishops in denouncing the University of Notre Dame’s offer to U.S. President Barack Obama to make the graduation address and earn an honorary degree, citing his “many, repeated, and substantial anti-life statements.”
He died on April 16, 2022, in his family’s house in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Rosario Ibarra February 24, 1927 – April 16, 2022 (aged 95)
Maria del Rosario Ibarra de la Garza, better known by her married name Rosario Ibarra de Piedra, was a Mexican activist and political figure. At the time of her death, she was a presidential contender and the head of Comité Eureka.
In March 2006, the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) nominated Ibarra as their Senate candidate through proportional representation for the LX (2006–2009) and LXI (2009–2012) legislatures; she was elected.
She was the first woman in Mexico to run for president with the Workers Revolutionary Organization (PRT), a Trotskyist party, in 1982. In 1988, she ran for president for the second time, this time with the PRT. In 1994, she was elected as a federal deputy of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD).
In March 2006, the PRD designated Ibarra as their Senate candidate via proportional representation to serve during the LX Legislature (2006-2009) and the LXI Legislature (2009-2012); as a result of that designation, she was able to secure a seat in the Senate representing the PRD; however, in October 2006, she left the PRD faction in the Senate to join the Labor Party (PT) faction as part of a political agreement between the PRD and the PT.
On October 23, 2019, Rosario Ibarra received the Belisario Domnguez Medal of Honor. She presented the award to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador through her daughter, Claudia Ibarra, stating, Seor presidente… no permitas que la violencia y perversidad de los gobiernos anteriores siga acechando y actuando desde las tinieblas of impunidad y ignominia. …[D]ejo… la custodia de tal valuado reconocimiento y te pido que me la devuelvas junto con la verdad sobre el paradero de nuestros queridos y adorados hijos y familiares, y with la certeza of most la justicia anhelada por fin los ha cubierto con su velo protector ( ) “Mr. President, do not let the former regimes’ aggression and perversity to stalk and act from the shadows of impunity and ignominy. I don’t want my fight to go unfinished….I leave… the custody of such precious recognition in your hands, and I ask you to return it to me along with the truth about the whereabouts of our beloved and long-awaited children and family members, and with the assurance that the justice longed for has finally been covered with its protective veil “( ) López Obrador committed to do everything humanamente posible to find the missing people.
Rhoda Kadalie September 22, 1953 – April 16, 2022 (aged 68)
Rhoda Kadalie was an academic from South Africa. She founded the University of Western Cape’s Gender Equity Unit (UWC). In June 1999, she was awarded an honorary doctorate by Uppsala University’s Faculty of Social Sciences in Sweden. Clements Kadalie, a trade unionist, was her grandfather.
Wendy Rieger – April 16, 2022 (aged 65)
Wendy Rieger, a long-time Washington, D.C., local television news anchor, has died. She was 65 years old.
According to the Washington Post, Rieger died Saturday of brain cancer at a hospice facility in Montgomery County, Maryland, after working for NBC station WRC-TV for more than 20 years.
Rieger, a native of Norfolk, Virginia, earned a journalism degree from American University in 1980.
In the late 1970s, she was working as an actor in Norfolk when she made her journalistic debut as a newsreader for a Tidewater-area radio station.
She worked in public and commercial radio for most of the 1980s, including spells at WAMU, WLTT-FM, and WTOP.
Before joining WRC in 1988 as a midnight street reporter, Rieger served as a weekend reporter in CNN’s Washington office. She started anchoring weekend evening newscasts in 1996 and moved to the weekday 5 p.m. slot in 2001, sharing the desk with Susan Kidd and then with Jim Handly.
Rieger established a weekly feature and associated blog called Going Green after reporting on a lady who was allergic to home chemicals and discovered ecologically friendly remedies. In 2008, Washingtonian magazine honored her for her dedication to environmental safety and preservation.
Going Green, which featured lessons on how to save energy and commit to better lives for humans and dogs, was so successful that many NBC stations began running her segments, and NBC’s Nightly News added a similar program.
She also received local Emmy Awards, including one for a 20-year-after-the-war report on Vietnam.
After 23 years at WRC, Rieger was diagnosed with a brain tumor in May 2021 and retired in December.
Her husband, retired WRC news photographer Dan Buckley, and three brothers are among the survivors.
Gloria Sevilla January 31, 1932 – April 16, 2022 (aged 90)
Gloria Sevilla was a cinema actress from the Philippines. For her screen depiction legacy in Visayan-made movies in the Philippines throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Sevilla was dubbed the “Queen of Visayan Movies.” For her achievements to Philippine film, she received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Gawad Urian Awards and a “Icon Award” from the EDDYS.
Sevilla won her first FAMAS Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Madugong Paghihiganti (1962). She received the FAMAS Award for Best Actress twice, for the films Badlis Sa Kinabuhi (1969) and Gimingaw Ako (1971). (1973). Sevilla’s filmography includes Dyesebel (1978), Guhit Ng Palad (1988), Matud Nila (1991), The Flor Contemplacion Story (1995), Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay (2002), Lapu-lapu (2002), Bida si Mister, Bida si Misis (2002), and El Presidente (2002). (2012).
Sevilla also continued to work on Philippine television. In the 1970s, she co-starred alongside Pancho Magalona and Chicháy in the comedy Ang Biyenan kong Mangkukulam. She also created and featured in the sitcom Mommy Ko si Mayor with fellow Cebuana Flora Gasser’s children, Mat, Dandin Lilibeth, and Suzette. Sevilla also appeared in the drama Be Careful With My Heart.
Mat Ranillo Jr., Sevilla’s first husband, died in an aircraft disaster in 1969. They had five kids. She then married actor and director Amado Cortez, who also worked as the Philippine Consul General in San Francisco until passing away in 2003. They only had one child.
She is the mother of actors Mat Ranillo III, Suzette Ranillo, and Lilibeth Ranillo, as well as singer-composer Dandin Ranillo.
She died on April 16, 2022, in Oakland, California, at the age of 90.
Boyet Sison April 25, 1963 – April 16, 2022 (aged 58)
Jose Javelona Sison, also known as Boyet Sison, was a Filipino sportscaster and news presenter.
Jose Javelona Sison was born in Manila on April 25, 1963, to Ady Sison and Rebecca Javelona. He went to Mandaluyong’s Lourdes School.
Sison, also known as “Papa B” in the broadcast profession, began his career as a disc jockey for a number of Metro Manila clubs. Sison’s career took a turn in the 1990s when he appeared as a guest presenter on DWRT 99.5’s Saturday Night Live. Sison began working as a radio play-by-play commentator for Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) games in 2000, and he later became the PBA’s coliseum announcer from 2005 to January 2012. He also worked as an anchor for the National Collegiate Athletic Association and as a ring announcer for the Universal Reality Combat Championship.
Sison co-hosted the ANC television sports programme Hardball with Bill Velasco, as well as the DZMM radio show Fastbreak with former basketball player Freddie Webb.
His most recent television appearance was with TV Patrol, when he hosted the program “Alam N’yo Ba?” In November 2021, he took over for Kim Atienza.
Sison passed away on April 16, 2022, at the age of 58. He died of a heart collapse two days after undergoing colon surgery at the De Los Santos Medical Center in Quezon City.
Joachim Streich April 13, 1951 – April 16, 2022 (aged 71)
Joachim Streich was a German footballer who earned a bronze medal with East Germany at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
Streich, who was born in Wismar, played as a striker for Aufbau Wismar from 1957 to 1963, TSG Wismar from 1963 to 1967, Hansa Rostock from 1967 to 1975, and 1. FC Magdeburg from 1975 to 1985.
Between 1969 and 1984, he was capped 102 times for East Germany, scoring 55 goals. For a long time, he was considered a member of the FIFA Century Club, but when FIFA revised its standards to no longer include games in the Olympic Games, four of his matches were wiped from his official FIFA record, and he slipped out. The German Football Association still counts Streich as having 102 caps on their website.
Streich is recognized as one of East Germany’s top players, and he holds the records for most appearances and goals scored for the national team. Streich played in the 1974 FIFA World Cup, scoring two goals in four matches.
Streich scored 229 goals in 378 DDR-Oberliga games for F.C. Hansa Rostock and 1. FC Magdeburg. This total won him the top scoring honor four times. He also scored 17 goals in 42 European games for Rostock (4/0) and Magdeburg (38/17). In 1979 and 1983, he was named East German Footballer of the Year. He also established the all-time DDR-Oberliga record for most goals scored in a game with six in 1. FC Magdeburg’s 10–2 victory over BSG Chemie Böhlen in August 1977.
Following the conclusion of his playing career, Streich managed 1. FC Magdeburg, Eintracht Braunschweig, and FSV Zwickau.
Jon Wefald November 24, 1937 – April 16, 2022 (aged 84)
Jon Michael Wefald was the twelth president of Kansas State University and an American academic.
Wefald was born in Minneapolis and relocated to Minot, North Dakota, with his family when he was six years old. He attended Pacific Lutheran University after high school, where he got a B.A. in history in 1959. Wefald then received his M.A. in history and political science from Washington State University in 1961, followed by his Ph.D. in history from the University of Michigan in 1965.
Wefald took over as president of Kansas State University in July 1986. Wefald had the second-longest term of any Kansas State president, after only James McCain’s 25-year tenure. Over his tenure at K-State, over 2,000,000 square feet (190,000 m2) of new buildings were constructed, private giving increased from $6 million to nearly $100 million per year, research funding increased from $18 million to $110 million per year, enrollment increased from 17,000 to 23,000, and, finally, K-State students won 125 Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall Scholarships from 1986 to 2008 — more than any other public university in America.
The Kansas Board of Regents accepted Kansas State University’s request to name its new resident hall after Wefald in June 2014. Wefald Hall’s construction began in the fall of 2014 and was finished in the fall of 2016. Regents Chair Fred Logan stated in his approval of the university’s proposal, “If you look at higher education in Kansas, I believe he (Wefald) was a historic character. He was a pivotal figure in American history.”
Halina Winiarska October 8, 1933 – April 16, 2022 (aged 88)
Halina Winiarska-Kiszkis received her bachelor’s degree in Polish philology from Jagiellonian University. She began her acting career at Nowa Huta’s amateur theater Nurt (1952). She appeared at the Dramatyczny Theater from 1956 until 1958. Aleksandra Wgierki at Biaystok, where she completed an extramural acting exam and gained the qualifications of a professional actress while performing the character of Kama in Pharaoh according to Prus (1957).
She worked at the Teatr Wanda Siemaszkowa in Rzeszów (1958-1960), the Lubuska Land Theater in Zielona Góra (1960-1963), and the Dramatic Theater in Pozna (1963-1966); in 1966, she joined the Wybrzee Theater in Gdask, where she first appeared as Ewa in Tadeusz Róewicz’s drama “Out of the House.”
She has had over 100 theatrical roles and over a dozen film roles; she is known as the master of the classical repertoire, having played the title “Elektra” in Sophocles’ tragedy, the queen in Shakespeare’s “King Richard II,” Iphigenia in Goethe’s “Iphigenia in Tauriga,” Gertrude in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” title roles in Schiller’s “Maria Stuart” and Euripides’ “Helena,”
Her most notable modern performances include Molly Bloom in Joyce’s “Ulysses,” the title part in Witkacy’s “Mother,” and roles in Albee’s plays directed by Hebanowski: Marta in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and Alice in “Little Alice.” She has performed in hundreds of TV Theater productions, including Pani Alving in Ibsen’s “Upiorach” (1979), Countess in Schiller’s “Wallenstein” (1989), and Klytajmester in Euripides’ “Elektra” (1994).
She has also created a dozen or so film characters, including the former prisoner Maria, the main prosecutor in the trial against the guardian of the Majdanek camp, in the film “Danger” by Wacaw Florkowski (1976), based on true events, in which she played the former prisoner Maria, the main prosecutor in the trial against the guardian of the Majdanek camp.
She lectured at the Wybrzee Theater’s Acting School, the Gdask Bishop’s Seminary, and the Jesuit High School in Gdynia (1977-1985), and she was a member of SPATiF-ZASP (1961-1981) and the Main Board (1979-1981).
In August 1980, she performed at the Gdask Shipyard Lenin in support of the striking employees; three months later, she took part in an occupation strike of health, education, and cultural workers in the Gdask Voivodeship Office. She was the chairperson of the Wybrzee Theater’s “Solidarity” Company Committee beginning in September 1980. She was interned following the introduction of martial law (December 13, 1981 – January 19, 1982). She participated artistically in the liturgy for the Homeland in Gdask churches (1982-1988) and in the August 1988 strikes at the Shipyard in the Port of Gdask. In 1989, she became a member of Gdask’s “Solidarity” Civic Committee.
Honored, among other things The Pomeranian Art Award was awarded the Silver Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis (2007). (2010). Laureate of the President of the City of Gdask “Neptun” Award (2012).
Halina Winiarska-Kiszkis and her spouse Jerzy Kiszkis were named Honorary Citizens of the City of Gdask in 2020. On this day, the Gdask City Council held a ceremonial session in the Artus Court.
Zippy Chippy April 20, 1991 – April 16, 2022 (aged 30)
Zippy Chippy was a bay gelding thoroughbred racing horse that was unbeaten in 100 races. Many notable horses are in Zippy Chippy’s pedigree, including Ben Brush, Buckpasser, Busanda, Bold Ruler, Count Fleet, Man o’ War, Nasrullah, Native Dancer, Northern Dancer, Round Table, Tom Fool, War Admiral, and La Troienne, the finest “blue hen” broodmare of the twentieth century.
Felix Monserrate owned and trained Zippy Chippy at Capritaur Farm in New York. Zippy Chippy was a retired historian for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, New York, according to Tom Gilcoyne “…hasn’t harmed the sport in any way. But it’s a little like looking at all of the horse races’ recorded performances through the wrong end of the telescope.”
Felix Monserrate, who had previously boarded Zippy Chippy, purchased the horse in 1995 in exchange for a 1988 Ford vehicle. The horse was not always cooperative in races, and he was finally barred from racing at many venues for stunts like as “refusing to break from the starting gate.”
People magazine named Zippy Chippy one of the year’s most intriguing people in 2000.
Zippy won a 120-foot (37-meter) race against a minor league baseball player in August 2001. (Although some accounts claim he lost the 40-yard dash, it appears there were two races.) On August 18, 2000, Rochester outfielder José Herrera won a 40-yard dash against Zippy Chippy.) Zippy also won a publicity race against a harness racer named Paddy’s Laddy in which he gave the trotter a twenty-length lead.
On September 10, 2004, Zippy Chippy suffered his 100th defeat at the Northampton Fair at the Three County Fairgrounds. He started at 7-2 odds, making him the second favorite; nevertheless, Zippy Chippy finished last. He retired from racing in December 2004 to become an outrider pony at his home track, Finger Lakes Racetrack in Farmington, New York, where he’d been barred from racing on September 8, 1998, after failing to exit the gate with the rest of the field for the third time in a row. He escorted horses in the post parade and led them to the gate like an outrider pony. Dance Saber (active in Japan, 0 victories for 229 starts as of October 26, 2021), Meine Attrice (0 wins for 192 starts, Japan), Dona Chepa (0 for 135, Puerto Rico), Ouroene (0 for 124, Australia), Haru Urara (0 for 113, Japan), Thrust (0 for 105, North America), and Quixall Crossett (0 for 103, Britain).
Zippy Chippy’s career stats are as follows: 100 starts, 0 wins, and a total earnings of $30,834.