Anna Buch Alper, lost her three year battle with Melanoma on October 27, 2013.ANNA, resided in Erdenheim, PA. and was a native of Poland. She was a graduate of Warsaw University and University of Massachusetts (Amherst). Husband of Michael Alper, Sister of Alexander Buch, aunt of Daniel Buch and Michael Buch-Gurfinkel, all of Israel. Passionate of nature, the outdoors and hiking the world. Thirty year member of the BATONA hiking club of Philadelphia. Hiking virtually every weekend and going on many of their camping and vacation excursions. Spent her entire career as a social worker being compassionate and always going that extra step to assist the disadvantaged. Upon retirement volunteered with Jewish Family and Children's Services as well as at many local theaters. Interment at Kibbutz Givat Hashlosha (Einat) near Rosh HaAyin, Israel. Donations may be made to: Cancer Support Community of Philadelphia_The Suzanne Morgan Center at Ridgeland_4100 Chamounix Drive,_Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131.
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