Monday, September 1, 2014 Elul 6, 5774
Sharon Lieberman Ash, 63, who was active in the Jewish community, died Oct. 20 at her home in Bryn Mawr. Ash graduated from Germantown High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Temple University, and a master's degree in counseling and gerontology from Villanova University. She was a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society and Council Migration Service...
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Michael Vilenchik, 70, a medical researcher who studied the biological aspects of aging, died Sept. 24. He was a resident of Chester, Pa. Dr. Vilenchik, who defected from the Soviet Union, was an internationally recognized scientist who made significant contributions to the fields of aging and radiation biology. He had been on the staff of the Longevity Achievement Foundation at...
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Anna Moses Brand, 90, an office manager who was active in the Jewish community, died Sept. 13 after a very brief illness. She was a resident of Lafayette Hill. Born in Eastern Europe, Brand immigrated to the United States with her husband and daughter after the war. She was the office manager for her husband, the late Dr. Clemens Brand...
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Abraham Goodhart, 88, a retired teacher and school counselor who later took up acting as a background extra, died Sept. 8, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Born in New York City, Goodhart spent a good part of his childhood in Strawberry Mansion. He served in the military for four years during World War II with the Third Army Corps of...
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Annette Davidoff Rosenberg, 105, a door-to-door saleswoman, died Aug. 29. Born in New York City, she lived in Roxborough until a few months ago. During the Depression, Rosenberg sold coffeepots door to door to supplement the income of her husband, an insurance agent. She sold oranges to neighbors to raise money for her son's Bar Mitzvah. Later, she established a...
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