Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775
Mark T. Starr, 60, vice president and general patent counsel of the Unisys Corporation, died March 17. Starr earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He worked for a number of years at IBM, and then earned his juris doctorate from John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Starr returned to IBM, and later worked at Burroughs...
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Andrew J. Fox, 43, a salesman known as one of the premier commercial wall-covering contractors in the region, died March 4 after a yearlong battle with melanoma. He was a resident of Villanova. Along with his wife, Bonnie Brandeis Fox, and their family and friends, Fox established the Friends of Andrew J. Fox Melanoma Fund at the Abramson Cancer Society...
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Carol R. Simon, 93, a communications professional who specialized in the arts, creative writing, public relations, and advertising and mineralogy, died March 6 at her home in Abington. A graduate of Temple University, Simon served four-year terms as both president of the Philadelphia Chapter of Women in Communications Inc., and as a national vice president of the group. The Philadelphia...
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Miriam Rodstein, 86, a former gift-shop owner and amateur golfer, died March 14 in Florida. The former Miriam Pokras, she was a resident of Elkins Park and Delray Beach, Fla. Rodstein had operated Milady's gift shop in Glenside, Pa., and later ran an art gallery in Pompano Beach, Fla. She was known as an outstanding amateur golfer in both Philadelphia...
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Anne Spater Dordick, 91, an artist and teacher, died Feb. 6 at the Watermark in Center City, where she resided. Dordick graduated with honors from the Philadelphia High School for Girls. She was awarded a full scholarship to Moore College of Art where she went on to earn a bachelor's degree in fine arts and education from the school in...
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