Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
Seymour Friedman, 90, a decorated World War II B-24 co-pilot, died June 7 in Willow Grove, Pa. Raised in West Philadelphia, he attended Overbrook High School and enlisted in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard in 1940. He was accepted into the Aviation Cadet Program in 1942. From July to November 1944, Friedman served as the co-pilot for the 466th Bomb...
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Ira P. Tiger, 76, an attorney, died June 2 at Abington Hospice at Warminster. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Tiger was partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, LLP, from 1968 to 2002; the following year he became senior counsel. Tiger represented defendants in antitrust cases in a variety of industries. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania,...
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Douglas J. Heller, 57, a Springfield Township commissioner whose development of ushistory.org drew fans and acclaim from those interested in the Revolutionary War and other early American historic events, died May 25 at the Keystone House in Wyndmoor. Heller's interest in history served him well when he got involved in saving the historic Black Horse Inn from destruction, thanks to...
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Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who was committed to battling anti-Semitism and fought in Israel's War of Independence, died at the age of 84 in his Los Angeles home on May 9. According to the Los Angeles Times , he had been battling leukemia. Starting at the age of 3, Sassoon, a London native born into a Sephardic home, lived in...
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Frances Marion Cooper Zissman, 99, a medical coder and office manager, died April 19. A graduate of Kensington High School, Zissman was a homemaker for many years before returning to the workforce first as the office manager at Hart Auto Supply, Inc., and then as a medical coding expert and medical office administrator. She served as the medical coder of...
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