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Birthdays

Henry Blackman

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Henry Blackman of Philadelphia will celebrate his 80th birthday on Nov. 18.

Sending him a mazel tov are his wife Marlene; children Adam, Beth, Jeff and Sharon; and grandchildren Brittany, Austin, Abby, Avi and Akiva.

June Robbins

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June Robbins (née Rocklin) celebrated her 92nd birthday Sept. 20 at Wesley Main Line in Media. She is the mother of seven, grandmother of 18 and great-grandmother of nine.

On Labor Day at the Liberty Bell, Robbins participated in international bell-ringing in honor of Rosie the Riveters. Robbins, who was a “Rosie” during World War II as a draftsman at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and a USO volunteer, is a member of the National Rosie the Riveter Association and “Thanks, Plain and Simple.”

She is active in the Senior Community Services Clowns and volunteers her time entertaining residents in the assisted living and dementia units at Wesley. She participated in the 2018 Delco Senior Games, where she won medals in each of her events. 

 

Marshall Kline

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Marshall Kline of Warminster celebrated his 95th birthday on Sept. 14.

Herman Rudnick

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Herman Rudnick with daughter Judy Rudnick Domenici (top left) and wife Lois Rudnick (top right).
Lifelong Philadelphian Herman D. Rudnick turned 100 on June 17, with friends and relatives traveling from across the country to celebrate the occasion at a luncheon at Rydal Park on June 16.  There were numerous toasts and Rudnick made remarks, encouraging everyone to continue to build upon their family relationships and friendships. A member of the Philadelphia Psychoanalytic Society, Rudnick is board certified in psychiatry, a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a life fellow of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Psychiatric Societies. He worked until he was 90. Dr. Rudnick lives in Rydal Park with his wife, Lois. He has five children, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is an active member of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel and serves on the Men’s Club board.

Bernice Paul

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Bernice Paul of Philadelphia celebrated her 101st birthday May 2 at the Kaiserman JCC, although her actual birthday was on April 14. JCC CEO Amy Krulik welcomed guests, then fitness instructor Jack Sannino and JCC member Sissel Lund-Katz presented Paul with a gift card for $100 and a $1 bill, totaling $101 for each year of her life. Members also enjoyed treats brought by her fitness classmates.

Maxwell Rosenthal

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Maxwell Jacob Rosenthal is a seventh-grader at First State Montessori Academy in Wilmington, Del. He is the son of Meredith and Daniel Rosenthal, and the older brother of Annie Claire. Max is the grandson of Iris and Jack Vinokur of Wilmington and of Barbara and Ronald Rosenthal of Ambler.

Max will be called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah on April 14 at Congregation Beth Shalom in Wilmington. For his mitzvah project, he’s helping to fill the food pantry at Jewish Family Services of Delaware. You can help Max meet his project goal by donating canned goods and/or toiletries directly to JFS in honor of Max Rosenthal’s Bar Mitzvah.

Sterling Meir Remsen Joffe

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Sterling Meir Remsen Joffe, son of Amy Remsen and Blake Joffe, of Oakland, Calif., celebrated his third birthday on Dec. 6 with his parents, grandmother Gloria Joffe of Broomall and many friends.

His grandparents John and Cheryl Remsen of York, great-grandmother June Robbins of Media, Aunt Jennifer Joffe and Uncle Robert Vick of Kansas City, Mo., Uncle Jeremy and Aunt Nichole Remsen and cousins Azlyn and Nova of South Carolina sent him birthday wishes. Sterling is the grandson of the late Meir Joffe, and great-grandson of the late Melvin Robbins.

Miriam Natalie Tully-Landsman

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A happy first birthday to Miriam Natalie Tully-Landsman of Silver Spring, Md. Her great-grandparents were the late Richard and Beverly (Glickman) Tunis, formerly of Philadelphia, and her late great-grandfather, Louis J. Tunis, formerly of Philadelphia. Miriam’s other great-grandparents were Sallie and Michael Glickman of Philadelphia. Her grandmother is Sherri L. Tunis, formerly of Potomac, Md., now residing in Limerick.

June Robbins

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June Robbins (née Rocklin), wife of the late Melvin Robbins, celebrated her 91st birthday Sept. 20 at WEL Main Line, in Media. She is the mother of seven, grandmother of 18, and great-grandmother of eight with one on the way in November.

On Labor Day, at the Liberty Bell, Robbins participated in international bell-ringing in honor of Rosie the Riveters, and was honored by Mayor James Kenney, the Philadelphia Commission for Women and the Girl Scout Robotics Patrol from Delaware County.

Robbins, who was a “Rosie” during World War II as a draftsman at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and a USO volunteer, is a member of the National Rosie the Riveter Association and “Thanks, Plain and Simple.” She is active in the Senior Community Services Clowns, and volunteers her face-painting at events in the community. She participated in the 2017 Delco Senior Games, where she won several medals in her events. Robbins is active in WEL’s theater group, doing Guys and Dolls.

Anne Sherman

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Anne Sherman (née Chana Cerebernik), wife of the late Archie Sherman, celebrated her 105th birthday on May 7.

Her life began in Kiev in 1912, and she grew up in Yurovitch with her grandparents until the pogroms became too threatening. With her mother, Esther, and sister, Bess, she escaped to freedom in Canada to join her father, Nathan. Annie met Archie during a trip to Philadelphia and married him on Valentine’s Day in 1941.

In Philadelphia, her family grew to include children Essie, Bill and Karen. Years later, Annie became grandma to Meredith, Jessica, Alex and Hara and great-grandma to Ariel, Salomé, Scheherazade, Octavian and Judd.

Annie is full of beauty, light, wisdom, perseverance, hope, strength, faith, energy, tenderness, laughter and love. She is an inspiration to her friends and family.