Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774
Daniel Sherman, 91, a prominent attorney and a 56-year resident of Lower Merion, died Aug. 19 at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood. Born of immigrant parents and raised in Allentown, Pa., Sherman graduated from Muhlenberg College in 1938 and from Temple Law School in 1941. In law school, he excelled as a student, and was the Notes Editor of the Temple...
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Bernard A. Katz, 91, a former electrical-supply industry sales manager, died Sept. 26 at Hahnemann University Hospital. He was a resident of Center City. He was the father of Sam Katz, a Republican candidate for mayor of Philadelphia three times. Born and raised in West Philadelphia, Katz graduated from West Philadelphia High School and then worked as a sales manager...
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Edward Fernberger, who co-chaired what became the U.S. Pro Indoor Tennis Championships for more than three decades, died Aug. 24. A resident of Rydal, he was 86. Fernberger grew up in Germantown and graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1941. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, where he participated in campaigns throughout the South Pacific...
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Albert W. Schiffrin, 92, a prominent attorney and a 54-year resident of Lower Merion, died Aug. 29 at Waverly Heights in Gladwyne. Schiffrin was very active in his community, serving in leadership positions with the Bala Cynwyd Neighborhood Club, and the Bala Cynwyd Library and Fire Associations. He was also the president of the Home & School Association, chairman of...
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Aaron Passman, JE Staff
Ruth Politzer, of Glen Mills, who survived persecution by the Nazis and went on to great athletic success in South America, died Aug. 20 at the age of 93. Born in Germany, Politzer left the country in 1934, after the rise of the Third Reich, heading first to England for three years on a visa purchased by her parents and...
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