Saturday, November 22, 2014 Heshvan 29, 5775
Roger D. Wolf, 75, a retired manufacturer who was active in the community, died Sept. 18 of lung cancer at Abington Memorial Hospital. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Wolf grew up in New York City, where he worked for his father in the fabric business. He came to Philadelphia in the 1960s and worked for a plastics manufacturer...
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Dr. Jack J. Gordon, 83, who practiced dentistry for more than 50 years, died Sept. 15. He was a resident of Northeast Philadelphia. A graduate of the Temple University School of Dentistry, Gordon served as an extern at Hahnemann Hospital, and as a resident at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. He also served on the clinical faculty of Temple's...
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Melvin G. Levy, 81, an attorney who formerly served as a judge in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, died Sept. 12 at Pennsylvania Hospital. A native of Chester, Levy presided over a courtroom in Media for several years. He ruled on several high-profile cases, including the murder of a female student at Cheyney University in 1983. In 1992...
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Ada Kirschenstein, 94, who was active in the Jewish community here, died Aug. 30 at Martin's Run, where she had lived since 2000. A member of Har Zion Temple for more than 50 years, she was a member of its Sisterhood and its first confirmation class. She was also a member of Hadassah, B'nai B'rith and a lifetime member of...
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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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