Sunday, April 19, 2015 Nisan 30, 5775
Arthur Saul Frankston, 87, a longtime professor at the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pa., died Sept. 9 at the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life. A resident of North Wales, he was formerly of Harrisburg; Pittsburgh; and Pompano Beach, Fla. Frankston graduated from Allderdice High School, the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Law...
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Bernard ("Bud") Liedman, 78, president and founder of Mid-Atlantic Wood Preserver, Inc., in Baltimore and a lifelong supporter of the Jewish community, died Aug. 20. He was a resident of Philadelphia. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Liedman was a founding member of the Oxford Circle Jewish Community Center, as well as a past president of the synagogue and...
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Dr. Melvin J. Tonkon, 60, a world-renowned cardiologist and lecturer who led groundbreaking research on heart disease and other illnesses, died Aug. 3. He was a resident of Laguna Beach, Calif. Tonkon's more than 400 research studies led to the development and approval of medications to treat hypertension, coronary disease and heart failure. He also wrote hundreds of articles, abstracts...
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Albert J. Wood, 95, a national businessman who had a considerable reputation in philanthropy, scholarly studies and the arts, died Aug. 7 at home in Philadelphia. He is best known for his establishment of Dropsie College, now known as the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies in Philadelphia, and the Middle East Forum. Wood studied at Osteopathic College and Villanova University...
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Stanford Shmukler, 76, a criminal defense attorney for more than 50 years, died Aug. 8. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Shmukler received his undergraduate education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and was awarded his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He was a frequent lecturer and author on criminal law...
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