Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775
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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Sidney W. Popkin, 93, co-owner of Popkin's Shoes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey for many years, died July 5. He was a resident of Cape Coral, Fla. Born in Bristol, Pa., Popkin attended Bristol High School, Drexel Institute of Technology and Temple University. He spent many years in Bucks County, and was involved with organizations and community activities including the...
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Aaron Passman, Staff Writer
Miriam Klein, who with her late husband Raymond, was a longtime philanthropist in the Philadelphia community and in Israel, died July 23 at age 93. Her husband died in 1995 at age 79. The pair were married for more than 56 years. Together, the Kleins helped create the Raymond and Miriam Klein Branch of the Philadelphia Jewish Community Centers, which...
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He was the last of the local "Three Amigos" who helped turn a tent into a tentpole for a nationwide theatrical enterprise. And when Shelly Gross died June 19 at the age of 88, there was little doubt he would be joining the late Lee Guber and Frank Ford -- Philly boys who jointly put Music Fairs on the map...
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