Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774
Dr. Martin George Netsky, 87, a professor of neurology and neuropathology, died Aug. 18 at the Fleet Landing Nursing Home in Atlantic Beach, Fla. He was formerly of Philadelphia. Netsky graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also earned a master's degree in physiology and a doctor of medicine degree. After an internship and a year of residency in...
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Owned Clothing Boutique Irene Bush Sorkin, 83, former owner of the Nanny's Place children's clothing boutique, died Aug. 29 at the Greenwood House Home for the Jewish Aged in Ewing, N.J. She was formerly of Lower Moreland. Sorkin, who opened the boutique with daughter-in-law Patti Sorkin in the mid-1970s, remained in business for 10 years at the Village Shopping Center...
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Retired Company President Sheldon Scharfberg, 75, the founder and president of Scharfberg & Associates, died Aug. 22 at Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach, Fla. He was formerly of Elkins Park. Scharfberg, who retired 10 years ago from the advertising and marketing firm in Jenkintown, had previously been advertising manager for the Raymond Rosen Appliance Corp. in Philadelphia. He attended...
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Aron J. Katsenelinboigen, 77, longtime senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, died July 30. Born in Ukraine in 1927, Katsenelinboigen immigrated to the United States in 1973. In the Soviet Union, he was head of the Department of Complex Systems, Central Economic-Mathematical Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences. When he came to the United States, he became a professor...
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Jacob M. Weiner, 86, whose daily column about South Jersey life earned him five consecutive awards, died Sept. 3 at the Jewish Geriatric Home in Cherry Hill, N.J. Weiner, who earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University, started as a reporter for the Camden Evening Courier and Morning Post (now the Courier-Post). His award-winning column, "Life Hereabouts," which...
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