Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Av 24, 5774
Arthur "Artie" Singer, 89, an accomplished musician and songwriter, died May 2. Born in Toronto, Canada, Singer followed in the footsteps of his father, a cantor. He performed High Holiday services for more than 50 years for Temple Beth El in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Adath Israel in Merion, among others. Singer moved to Philadelphia as a teenager and graduated...
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Joshua Sack, 22, the drummer for the Brakes, a Philadelphia rock band, died May 4 of acute myelogenous leukemia. He was a resident of Merion. A graduate of Lower Merion High School, Sack played piano, upright bass and guitar as well as drums. He studied drums at Berklee College of Music in Boston for a year, but left school to...
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Morris "Moe" Sussman, owner of Moe's Deli and Restaurant, died May 2. He was a resident of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Philadelphia. Sussman opened the restaurant in 1952 on the 7300 block of Frankford Ave. It was a small delicatessen, with a few self-serve tables, and primarily sold lunch meats and breads. Customer demand was high, so Sussman moved...
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Andrew Noah Schloss, 23, a columnist and sportswriter for The Wilton Bulletin , died March 23, following a seven-month battle with leukemia. He was a resident of Wilton, Conn. A graduate of Wilton High School and a four-year member of the wrestling team, Schloss graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Rochester in 2006. He...
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Maurice R. Schurr, vice president of the International Teamsters Union, died April 11 at Anne Arundel Hospital in Annapolis, Md. A trade unionist since his early teens, Schurr received union recognition by representation of Local 929 over the years. In 1943, he became a trustee of Local 929; in 1945, a business agent; and in 1949, president of Teamsters Local...
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