Thursday, September 3, 2015 Elul 19, 5775
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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Barton E. Ferst, 86, a retired attorney, communal leader and teacher who lectured frequently before bar associations, accounting organizations and estate planning and insurance groups, died July 30. He was a resident of Philadelphia. Ferst, who was a partner in the law firm of Blank, Rome, Comisky and McCauley, graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and...
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Stanley C. Tuttleman, 87, a clothing manufacturer and global entrepreneur who was perhaps best known as a philanthropist supportive of both Jewish and secular causes, died Aug. 3 at Lankenau Hospital of complications resulting from a fall at his Merion Station mansion. He had been ill and had battled prostate cancer for two years. Tuttleman's name is ubiquitous in and...
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