Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775
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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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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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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Joel Levitt, 61, owner of Action Duplication, Inc., an electronic media duplication business, died April 26 at his home in Melrose Park. An established entrepreneur, Levitt started the business from his basement in 1990, and grew his company into one of the few places worldwide to manufacture DVDs, compact discs and run high-speed VHS duplication. Located in West Conshohocken, Action...
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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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