Monday, September 1, 2014 Elul 6, 5774
Judith M. Simmons, 66, a retired public high school teach- er, died Oct. 25 at her home in Holland, Pa. The former Judith Weiss, she was a native of Philadelphia Simmons graduated from Overbrook High School and subsequently attended Temple University, where she earned a master's degree in history. While working towards her master's degree, she began teaching psychology and...
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Julius Eingorn, 88, a retired dentist and former president of the Philadelphia County Dental Society, died Oct. 22 at Hahnemann Hospital. He was a resident of Center City. A 1941 graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry, Eingorn, upon receiving his degree, enlisted in the Army. Af- ter founding the dental service at Valley Forge Hospital, he received orders for...
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Samuel Cohen, 94, a salesman whose career spanned several decades, died Oct. 24 at Holy Redeemer Hospital. He was a resident at Brith Sholom House on Conshohocken Avenue, and formerly of Northeast Philadelphia. Born in Philadelphia, Cohen graduated from West Philadelphia High School. He sold tile door-to-door in the Baltimore area during the Depression and drove a horse-drawn milk wagon...
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William Howard Merz, 88, a retired insurance executive and youth leader, died Oct. 8 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He was a resident of Center City for more than 60 years. Merz grew up in Jenkintown, attending Jenkintown High School, where he received the American Legion Medal, which recognizes youth leadership and scholarship. He also delivered the commencement address for...
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Harry J. Hartz, 83, an engineer and sailor, died Sept. 18. He was raised in Philadelphia. Hartz earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the Towne School of the University of Pennsylvania. He became an expert in strategic planning and development at Electric Storage Batteries, where he worked from 1965 to 1981. At the age of 56, Hartz founded...
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