Friday, December 26, 2014 Tevet 4, 5775
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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Samuel F. Schwag, 95, an attorney and community leader, died April 4 at his home in Gladwyne. Schwag was president of his graduating class at Central High School. He was awarded a scholarship to Temple University, where he was elected president of the Jewish Student Association, served on the student government commission, was associate editor of the Temple Handbook and...
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Samuel F. Schwag, 95, an attorney and community leader, died April 4 at his home in Gladwyne. Schwag was president of his graduating class at Central High School. He was awarded a scholarship to Temple University, where he was elected president of the Jewish Student Association, served on the student government commission, was associate editor of the Temple Handbook and...
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Nancy Gould Lavin, 76, a community leader and founder of PhillyWalks, died April 5. She was a resident of Philadelphia. Lavin graduated from the Walnut Hills School in Cincinnati, and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 1953 from the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating from Penn, Lavin remained in the Philadelphia area for the rest of her life and,...
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Ken Berman, 76, a retired jewelry manufacturer and a timer for the Philadelphia 76ers, died April 20 at Neshaminy Manor in Warrington. Berman, who worked NBA All-Star Games and the NBA Finals in 1956, 1967 and 1983, when Philadelphia won the titles, started operating the 24-second shot clock in 1958 with the Philadelphia Warriors. He joined the 76ers franchise in...
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