Thursday, December 25, 2014 Tevet 3, 5775
By:
Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Theodore Seidenberg, 79, owner of local paper-box and packaging companies, died Oct. 8 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Center City. He was a resident of Philadelphia. Serving over the years as a member of the Federation Allied Jewish Appeal, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Endowments Corporation, and most recently, the Strategic Planning Committee before becoming the organization's president,...
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Maurice Laub, 95, a retired civil engineer, died Oct. 3. He was a lifelong resident of Philadelphia. Laub, who grew up in the Logan section of the city, graduated from Gratz High School. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering. During his senior year at Penn, he was elected to Tau Beta Pi, a...
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Howard Gittis, 73, vice chairman of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., died on Sept. 16 at his home in Manhattan. Gittis, who spent 22 years at MacAndrews & Forbes, also served as chief administrative officer and closest adviser to Ronald O. Perelman, who headed the firm, which invests in consumer products and entertainment companies. He was a director at MacAndrews...
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Bernard Schwartz, 86, a pioneer in the food-supplement and nutrition industry, and a generous supporter of those in need, died Sept. 3 after a long illness. Schwartz grew up in West Oak Lane and later moved to Wynnefield. He graduated from Overbrook High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Penn State University in 1942. He...
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Herman Kessler, a past business owner, international business consultant and accountant, died Aug. 22 on his 89th birthday, after a brief illness at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. Born and raised in Amsterdam, N.Y., Kessler graduated from Union College with a bachelor's degree in chemistry and earned an accounting degree from the University of Pennsylvania. While at Union College,...
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