Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
Paul E. Epstein, 68, a retired physician who was an expert on lung diseases, died March 12 at Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse in Philadelphia. He was a resident of Gladwyne. Epstein was a clinical professor at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, and in 1973 served as founding director of Penn's Cardiovascular Pulmonary Training Program. He was chief of the...
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Herman "Hy" M. Panzer, 88, a retired dermatologist, died March 11 at the Hill at Whitemarsh. He was formerly of Cheltenham A native of Newark, N.J., Panzer established a practice in 1946 in West Oak Lane. He later moved his office to Cedarbrook, and was practicing in Chestnut Hill when he retired at 83. From 1959 to 1974, he worked...
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Norman G. Schneeberg, 94, a former chief of endocrinology at Philadelphia General Hospital, died March 1 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He was a resident of Philadelphia. Schneeberg worked at Philadelphia General Hospital from 1957 to 1977, and at Jefferson Park Hospital from 1972 to 1995, where he also served as chief of endocrinology for some time. He was a...
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Helene Wanderman Lefco, 86, died on Feb. 14 in Elkins Park. A writer, dance therapist and philanthropist, she succumbed to Parkinson's disease. Lefco had a life-long passion for dance and became a dance therapist in the 1960s, working with teenage patients in the Delaware Valley Mental Health Foundation in Doylestown. She wrote about her work in Dance Therapy , a...
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Bess Rosenfeld Katz, 91, a partner in her family's reporting firm, died Feb. 21 at the nursing facility at the Watermark at Logan Square in Center City. She had lived there for three years. Katz and her husband, Martin, worked as a team. A stenotype reporter, Martin opened Atlas Reporting Service in Center City shortly after returning from his Army...
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