Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Av 24, 5774
Evelyn Davis Witkin, 59, an orthopedic surgeon, died Oct. 5. She was a resident of Huntingdon Valley. A pioneer in her field, Witkin was one of the first women orthopedic surgeons in Pennsylvania. She received multiple honors, including being inducted into the Wall of Fame of Northeast High School. A graduate of Temple University and its medical school, Witkin did...
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Marvin Comisky, a pre-eminent icon in the local legal community for some 50 years, died on Nov. 12 at the age of 92. Described by cohorts as a lawyer's lawyer, he was a founding partner and ultimately chairman emeritus of Blank Rome (which he joined in 1959), as well as one-time head of the local and state bar associations. Comisky...
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David Welsh Levin, 87, a retired physician of Jeffersonville, Pa., died Oct. 24. He resided in Jeffersonville since 1952. Levin graduated from West Philadelphia High School, St. Josephs College in Overbrook, and earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He interned at Mount Sinai Hospital in Philadelphia. He served residencies and fellowships in pathology, internal medicine and...
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Ann Hermine Brenner Ritt, 78, died Oct. 6. She was a resident of Scottsdale, Ariz., and formerly of Haverford. An arts patron throughout her adult life, she funded scholarships to aspiring artists, and chaired numerous committees and advisory positions. A native of the Philadelphia area, she maintained homes in Haverford and Scottsdale. She was a graduate of Upper Darby High...
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Morris Zacher, 71, a businessman and religion teacher, died Sept. 22. He was a resident of Bryn Mawr. The owner of an amusement company, Zacher served as an adjunct teacher of religion at Arcadia, Rowan and Temple universities. Zacher graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn's School of Law. He also earned master's degrees in...
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