Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775
M. Richard Cohen, 70, a real estate appraiser, died April 20 at his home in Center City. Born in Philadelphia, Cohen graduated from Cheltenham High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree in business administration from the Wharton School. From 1962 to 1964, Cohen was a development officer with...
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Seymour Ledis, 85, a retired pediatrician who maintained a practice in Levittown for more than four decades, died April 21 in Boynton Beach, Fla. He was formerly of Levittown. Ledis, who established his practice in 1953, headed Lower Bucks Hospital's pediatric department for 17 years. He also was a staff member at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Children's Hospital...
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John Fox, 82, longtime manager of the Philadelphia Joint Board and former international vice president of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, died April 15. He was a resident of Huntingdon Valley. Fox was born in Tuszyn, a small town outside of Lodz, Poland, which was known as the "Polish Manchester," and was famous for its large and influential...
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Arthur Abrahams, 77, who handled ticket sales for the Valley Forge Music Fair for four decades, died April 9 at his home in Wayne. Abrahams, who became a company vice president, supervised ticket sales at Valley Forge and the partners' music fair in Westbury, N.Y. He retired when Valley Forge Music Fair closed in 1996. Abrahams was hired to sell...
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Max Kahn, 93, a World War II veteran and a veteran of the Machal in the 1948 War of Independence of Israel, died Feb. 11 in Philadelphia. A native of Cleveland, Kahn lived in a Jewish orphanage and was adopted as a young child. He moved to Philadelphia with his parents, Jacob and Rose Cohen. His mother died when he...
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