Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775
Esther Tuzman, 87, a Holocaust survivor and an active businesswoman, died Jan. 9 at Sunrise of Abington. When Tuzman was 15 in Nazi-occupied Poland, her mother instructed her to flee to save her life, knowing that there was little chance the family would survive the next pogrom. In 1944, she met Arnold, the man who would be her husband for...
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Henry Abrams, 97, a longtime ophthalmologist, died Jan. 25. He was a resident of Philadelphia and Loveladies, N.J. Abrams attended Temple University and its medical school. He practiced in Princeton, N.J., from 1937 to 1973 -- the first two years in general practice and the balance in ophthalmology. He took postgraduate training in ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania School...
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Minerva Apple Waldbaum ("Minkie"), 100, a French and English teacher, died Dec. 12. She was a resident of Bedford County, Va. A graduate of William Penn High School and the University of Pennsylvania, Waldbaum also attended the Sorbonne in Paris. She taught in private school, and at Central High School and the Philadelphia High School for Girls. In addition, she...
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Allan Getson, 71, an attorney, died Jan. 8, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Getson was the founding partner of the law firm Getson & Schatz, P.C., and he practiced in the areas of real estate, corporate law, civil litigation and estate planning for 45 years. He consistently received the highest legal peer-review rating in Martindale-Hubbell for his...
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Norman R. Wiegand, 65, a counselor who helped hundreds of area residents, died Dec. 28 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He was a 32-year resident of Yardley. Wiegand was a counselor in private practice for the past 20 years, specializing in addiction recovery and family-systems work. Before committing to full-time private practice, Wiegand worked for Catholic Social Services, served as...
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