Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775
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Theodore S. Halpern, better known to many as "Uncle Ted," believed that nothing built a young person's character quite like summer camp. Halpern and other family members owned and operated three camps in the Poconos, including Pine Forest, which draws a mostly Jewish clientele. The 83-year-old Lafayette Hill resident died on July 18. Halpern's father-in-law, Hughie Black, a professional basketball...
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Leonard (Lee) Brown, 96, retired owner of the Mifflin Company, died July 21. He was a resident of Jupiter, Fla., and formerly of Philadelphia. Brown created the Ric Cosmetic Products Company and the Brown Drug and Chemical Company in 1942, after a short time in the U.S. Coast Guard. In 1943, he merged his company with the Mifflin Chemical Company...
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Henry Skorr (Skorupa), 88, a retired store manager and Holocaust survivor, died July 13. Skorr was born in Kalicz, Poland. At the advent of the German invasion, his father and older brother joined the Russian army and were killed on the front. He escaped to the forests of Russia, and helped evacuate the remainder of his family. During the war,...
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H. Donald Busch, 74, a physicist, lawyer and businessman who established legal precedents that shaped the distribution of motion pictures, died July 12 at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse. He was a resident of Philadelphia; Ventnor, N.J.; and Boca Raton, Fla. Busch owned Budco Movie Theaters, now part of AMC Theaters, and served as chairman of the National Organization of Theater...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
Though her parents named her Selma, those who knew the late "Sunny" Feldman said that the nickname she gave herself as a youngster on the Jersey shore was the perfect handle. "I have to believe that Sunny was the perfect name for this woman, because she brought sunshine to everyone," said Wendy Smith, principal of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman...
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