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Charlotte Ruth Yudis, 67, an artist whose work was displayed in many galleries and museums, died Jan. 9 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. The former Charlotte Weiner, she was a resident of Moorestown, N.J., formerly of Philadelphia. Many of her paintings were selected by Johnson & Johnson for its Fort Washington building. She also taught...
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Ruth Robinson Alper, 83, a retired social worker, died Dec. 30, 2006, at Albert Einstein Medical Center. She was a resident of Elkins Park. Alper earned her bachelor's degree from Temple University in 1977, graduating summa cum laude . She went on to receive her master's degree a year later from Temple University School of Social Administration. She worked as...
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Doris Levy Brenner Sostmann, 94, an interior designer who was a leader in women's charitable organizations, died Dec. 11 at Lankenau Hospital. She was a longtime resident of Wynnewood. Born in Norfolk, Va., Sostmann took courses at night and on-the-job training by day to enter the interior design profession. Her firm, Doris Brenner Interiors, became the decorating arm for a...
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Lillian Goldberg Schwartz Abrams, 97, a longtime administrative assistant for the Home and School Council of the Philadelphia Board of Education, died Dec. 15, 2006. A native Philadelphian, Abrams was a graduate of Gratz High School. In 1939, she started a cooperative nursery school designed to give mothers a break from their daily pressures by pooling their energies. Several years...
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Robert J. Williams, 94, a high school newspaper editor who went on to pursue a career as a reporter, television critic and entertainment news editor for The Philadelphia Bulletin for more than 50 years, died Dec. 7 in Newtown. Williams left Northeast High School after completing his senior year in 1930, and went to work as a newsroom receptionist for...
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