Friday, August 29, 2014 Elul 3, 5774
Wesley E. Bramnick, 82, an endodontist and teacher who maintained a successful dental practice, died Sept. 14. Born in 1924, Bramnick grew up in the Wynnefield section of the city. He attended Central High School and went on to the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn Dental School, and then completed his specialty training and diplomat status as an...
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Arnold Chait, 76, one of the first cardiovascular radiologists to perform angioplasty, died Sept. 12. He was a resident of Penn Valley. Chait earned his bachelor's degree from New York University and his medical degree from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, where he learned to speak Dutch. He completed residencies in pathology and radiology in New York hospitals...
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Shelby Rosenberg, 64, art lover, teacher and activist for women's rights, died Sept. 4. She was a resident of Haverford. Rosenberg was a docent at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and a member of several book and bridge clubs. Raised in Northeast Philadelphia, she spent more than 10 years in the San Francisco area, where she was admired...
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Norman Reed Tissian, 76, a prominent Center City resident, longtime advertising agency executive, philanthropist, noted expert in marketing and city tourism, and respected civic leader, died Sept. 12 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Born and raised in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia, Tissian graduated in 1948 from Northeast Philadelphia High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration...
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Arthur Saul Frankston, 87, a longtime professor at the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pa., died Sept. 9 at the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life. A resident of North Wales, he was formerly of Harrisburg; Pittsburgh; and Pompano Beach, Fla. Frankston graduated from Allderdice High School, the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Law...
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