Thursday, December 25, 2014 Tevet 3, 5775
Berl Rotfeld, 77, creator and producer of the television series "Greatest Sports Legends," died Nov. 18. He was a resident of Penn Valley. Rotfeld graduated from Overbrook High School, and attended Temple University. As a youngster, he played the classical piano. He won the Philadelphia Cultural Olympics at age 15, and started an early career as a songwriter. He had...
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Dr. Lila Stein Kroser, 72, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, died Nov. 9 at Temple University Hospital after a brief illness. She was a resident of Boothwyn. Born, raised and educated in Philadelphia, Kroser was a longtime member and past president of the Philadelphia County Medical Society. A cum laude graduate of Temple University, she earned her medical degree...
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Bruce Harold Greenfield, 88, a lawyer, banker, author, lecturer and civic leader, died Nov. 8 while vacationing in Huntingdon Valley. A resident of Sarasota, he was a native Philadelphian. Greenfield graduated first in his class, summa cum laude , Phi Beta Kappa, from Duke University with a bachelor's degree in economics and political science. After graduation from Yale Law School,...
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Zara Myers, JE Feature
Sonny Goldstein, a longtime community volunteer, died at her home in Elkins Park on Thursday, Nov. 24. The daughter of Sol and Dora Nathanson, she grew up in Oxford Circle. Her father owned a hardware store on Bustleton Ave., which he named for her. Sonny Goldstein and her husband, Bennett, were high school sweethearts who were married for 53 years...
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Sam Bushman, 91, whose career as a press agent spanned close to 70 years, died Sept. 25. He was a resident of Rittenhouse Square. A 1931 graduate of Northeast High School, where he also edited the school newspaper, the Megaphone , Bushman started working in publicity about a year later. He handled mostly nightclubs and supper clubs. Among his many...
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