Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774
Elliot Unterberger, 86, an attorney who practiced in Philadelphia for more than 60 years, died May 11 at Saunders House in Wynnewood. He was a longtime resident of Cynwyd. Born in South Philadelphia, Unterberger survived bouts with scarlet fever and then rheumatic fever as a small child. The latter disease left him with a heart condition that restricted his physical...
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AN APPRECIATION
By:
Jeffrey H. Tigay
The world of Jewish scholarship is mourning the loss of professor Moshe Greenberg, who died in Jerusalem on May 15 after a long illness. Greenberg was one of the most influential scholars of the 20th century, but his impact extended far beyond the academy due to his lifelong commitment to sharing the results of scholarship with the Jewish public. His...
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Mark Davis, who provided entertainment for thousands of Philadelphians as the leader of his own band for more than 50 years, died May 2. He was a resident of Cherry Hill, N.J., and was formerly of Jenkintown. Born in 1916 in South Philadelphia to immigrant parents, at age 5, Davis began to take lessons on the violin, which was to...
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Tedric A. Harris, 78, a retired mechanical engineer and teacher, died April 27 in State College, Pa. He was formerly of Abington. Born in Philadelphia, Harris graduated from Upper Darby High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1953 and a master's degree in mechanical engineering in 1954 from Penn State. Harris retired from SKF Industries (a ball-bearing firm) in...
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Harold B. Pressman, 97, a printing executive and leader in the Conservative Jewish community in Philadelphia, West Palm Beach, Fla., and nationally, died April 26, in West Palm Beach. Born in Philadelphia, Pressman attended public schools and Beth El Synagogue until he left for Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University) in Pittsburgh. He graduated in 1933 with a B.S...
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