Friday, May 29, 2015 Sivan 11, 5775
Helene Marks, 56, executive director of the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation, died May 22. The former Helene Polish, she was a resident of Blue Bell. Marks is credited with having moved the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation during her tenure into the national spotlight, with the expansion to all 50 states of the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child...
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Edward R. Becker, 73, a former chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, died of cancer on May 19. A graduate of Central High School in 1950, Becker moved on to graduate Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania in 1954. After law school at Yale, he became a partner in a law practice...
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Harold ("Hal") Hymovitz, 75, a longtime Boy Scout leader who was known for his volunteer service, died July 24. He was a resident of Hatboro. Hymovitz was active in Boy Scouting for most of his life, mainly as an assistant scoutmaster of Troop 185 (sponsored by Congregation Adath Jeshurun) and the head of the Kitchen Committee for the region's Jewish...
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Luba Kadison Buloff, 99, an actress and leading lady in the Yiddish theater for more than 50 years, died May 4 at her home in Manhattan. Billed as Luba Kadison, she played starring roles in works by the great playwrights of Yiddish theater, including I.J. Singer and Sholem Asch. She often co-starred with her husband, Joseph Buloff, whom she met...
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Emanuel "Manny" Grossman, 82, a four-year member of the Aventura Commission in Florida, died May 7. He was formerly of Philadelphia. Grossman, who received 52 percent of the votes, helped develop the first municipally run charter school, and encouraged street improvements during his term. He gave up his Commission seat to run for mayor in 2005, but lost to Susan...
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