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Dr. Stanley K. Brockman, 77, a pioneer in cardiothoracic surgery who worked on developing the pacemaker, died Dec. 3. He also contributed to the work that allowed coronary artery bypass surgery to become a commonplace procedure. Brockman graduated from Boston College and Boston University School of Medicine. He was an intern and Harvey Cushing Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. After...
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William Nerenberg, 92, who operated a chain of local shoe stores for more than 50 years, died Dec. 9. A native Philadelphian, Nerenberg worked at and then ran his father's South Street store, Belle Shoes. The business eventually moved to the Northeast, where he resided with his family. An avid fisherman who went by the name of "Flounder Bill," Nerenberg...
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Lillian Rosen Balick, 79, a longtime musician and educator, died Nov. 24 in Jennersville, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Balick began to study piano formally at age 4 at the Settlement Music School. She made regular concert appearances from 1940 to 1948, after her debut at the Philadelphia Academy of Music. She began to teach piano at age 16, and in...
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Robert L. Ceisler, 86, who practiced law in Washington County for more than 60 years, died Nov. 29 at his home in Washington, Pa. Ceisler graduated from Washington & Jefferson College in 1940, and earned his law degree from the University of Michigan in 1943. He served as president of the Washington County Bar Association and received a number of...
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Zara Myers, JE Feature
Sonny Goldstein, a longtime community volunteer, died at her home in Elkins Park on Thursday, Nov. 24. The daughter of Sol and Dora Nathanson, she grew up in Oxford Circle. Her father owned a hardware store on Bustleton Ave., which he named for her. Sonny Goldstein and her husband, Bennett, were high school sweethearts who were married for 53 years...
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