Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775
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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A. Melvin Alpern, 85, an announcer who worked in radio and television for more than 50 years, died July 20 in Frisco, Texas. He was a resident of Radnor. A native of Oklahoma City, Alpern earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Oklahoma and a master's degree in radio communications from Northwestern University. He was a...
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Adelene Belber Miller, 93, active in charity work and volunteerism, died July 31. She was a resident of Bala Cynwyd. Devoting her life to charity work and volunteering at numerous organizations and institutions, she was strongly committed to her Jewish values and heritage. She was recently honored by Jewish Chaplaincy for her 55 years of service. Affectionately called "Addie," she...
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