Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775
Jerome Richter, 73, a prominent local lawyer known as a master strategist by his colleagues, died Aug. 19 at his Flor­ida home. The Philadelphia native also lived in Villanova. Richter joined Blank Rome in 1969 in the litigation department and was made partner within four years. He was especially adept at dissecting the most minute details of cases and was...
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Mark Pinson, 72, an avid book collector and scholar, died Sept. 8. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania, he went on to Princeton and then to Harvard, which awarded him a doctorate in Balkan history. Pinson taught at Tel Aviv University in Israel, Harvard University — where he worked at the Russian Research Center; he was...
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Noah Yucht, 92, a native of Poland who joined the Soviet Army during World War II to battle fascism, died Sept. 18. His was a circuitous route that led him to Philadelphia in 1951, traveling from Poland, to which he had returned in 1944, to Paris to Belgium. In Philadelphia, he was a union shop foreman, later opening a bridal...
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Stuart D. Appel, a prominent landscape architect and licensed planner whose work as president and managing principal of Wells Appel was acknowledged for its groundbreaking artistry and integration of history and purpose — symbolized by the just dedicated memorial to 9/11 he designed for the city — died Sept. 20 of a heart attack while biking in Maryland. The Elkins...
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Myles H. Tanenbaum, 82, a man who held court in fields as diverse as mall development, synagogue construction and building a springtime football team for Philadelphia, died Aug. 31 at the Quadrangle in Haverford, battling Alzheimer’s disease. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Penn­sylvania, as well as Penn law school, the Gladwyne resident made his mark...
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