Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775
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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Nora Dyshel Zahn, 94, a retired University of Pennsylvania administrator and arts patron, died March 9 at her home in Wyncote. A graduate of Germantown High School, Zahn took an administrative position at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960, where she also attended classes. In the 1970s, she became assistant to Alan Heeger, director of Penn's Laboratory for Research on...
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Lester Samuel Cohen, 84, a retired chemist, died March 22 at the Quadrangle in Haverford. Cohen worked at the DuPont company for 25 years in Philadelphia and Delaware. He was once voted "Best Boss" at DuPont for his lifelong love of science and playful sense of humor. Cohen was drafted out of college to serve in the Army as a...
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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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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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