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Synagogue Caretaker, Egg Farmer Morris Ostroff Dies at 93

Morris Ostroff was an egg man who delivered eggs hatched by the thousands of chickens he raised to customers across South Jersey. In later years,...

Holocaust Author and Lecturer Anne Lehmann Fox Passes Away at 90

Noted author and lecturer Anne Lehmann Fox passed away on Dec. 26 at 90 years old. At 12 years old, Fox was sent to England,...

Former Boyd’s Clothing Store Owner Gerald Gushner Dies at 86

Former Boyd’s owner Gerald “Gerry” Gushner, who transformed his family’s Philadelphia store into an iconic destination for upscale clothing, died Dec. 17 at the...
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Gladwyne Jewish Memorial Cemetery President Stephen Anderer Dies at 52

Attorney Stephen Anderer, who was also the president of the Gladwyne Jewish Memorial Cemetery, has died at 52. The morning of the day he passed...
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Longtime Dentist Ralph Mezrow Dies at 96

When Mezrow passed away Aug. 2 at 96, he left behind not only a loving family but a legacy of satisfied customers. Louis E. Bricklin...
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West Chester University Professor Emeritus Frank Fox dies at 92

Frank Fox, a professor emeritus at West Chester University, has died. West Chester University Professor Emeritus Frank Fox, who was a prolific writer, died Aug....
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Fighter Pilot and Philanthropist Ira Saligman Passes Away at 53

Ira Saligman was on his way to his yearly trip to AirVenture, the annual aviation enthusiasts gathering put on by the Experimental Aircraft Association. Ira...
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Ellen Rose (Tecosky) Appelbaum Dies at 87

Former restaurant and spice shop owner Ellen Rose (Tecosky) Appelbaum has died. Ellen Rose (Tecosky) Appelbaum, who owned the Ellen Rose Restaurant in Germantown, as...
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Former AJC Board Member, Common Pleas Judge Paul L. Jaffe dies at 88

Longtime American Jewish Committee board member Paul L. Jaffe, who also spent two years as a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge, has died at...
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Former N.J. Commission on Holocaust Education Executive Director Paul B. Winkler Dies at 79

Paul B. Winkler, the recently retired executive director of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, died July 12. He was 79. Paul B. Winkler,...