Sunday, May 24, 2015 Sivan 6, 5775
Albert J. Wood, 95, a national businessman who had a considerable reputation in philanthropy, scholarly studies and the arts, died Aug. 7 at home in Philadelphia. He is best known for his establishment of Dropsie College, now known as the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies in Philadelphia, and the Middle East Forum. Wood studied at Osteopathic College and Villanova University...
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Stanford Shmukler, 76, a criminal defense attorney for more than 50 years, died Aug. 8. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Shmukler received his undergraduate education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and was awarded his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He was a frequent lecturer and author on criminal law...
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Lewis Heicklen, 101, a retired executive who supported many charities, died Aug. 6. He was a resident of Philadelphia. Raised in Berwick, Pa., Heicklen attended the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. While a student there, he was first violinist of the university orchestra. He began his business career at the Payes Shoe Company in Philadelphia, followed by the...
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Mort Alper, 84, an actor, journalist, travel agent and contributing writer to the Jewish Exponent , whose wanderlust took him all over the globe, died July 29 in a car crash, in which his wife survived. He was a resident of Elkins Park. In 1967, Alper started a 20-year relationship with Rosenbluth Travel, whose Elkins Park office he managed. But...
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Rosalind Cohen, a life member of Hadassah and various other organizations, died July 20. The former Rosalind Swinger, she was a resident of Martin's Run in Media, Pa., and formerly of Wynnewood, Pa. A graduate of Overbrook High School, Cohen attended Drexel Institute and served as a Wave in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Cohen is survived by...
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