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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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Bruce Harold Greenfield, 88, a lawyer, banker, author, lecturer and civic leader, died Nov. 8 while vacationing in Huntingdon Valley. A resident of Sarasota, he was a native Philadelphian. Greenfield graduated first in his class, summa cum laude , Phi Beta Kappa, from Duke University with a bachelor's degree in economics and political science. After graduation from Yale Law School,...
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Dr. Lila Stein Kroser, 72, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, died Nov. 9 at Temple University Hospital after a brief illness. She was a resident of Boothwyn. Born, raised and educated in Philadelphia, Kroser was a longtime member and past president of the Philadelphia County Medical Society. A cum laude graduate of Temple University, she earned her medical degree...
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Berl Rotfeld, 77, creator and producer of the television series "Greatest Sports Legends," died Nov. 18. He was a resident of Penn Valley. Rotfeld graduated from Overbrook High School, and attended Temple University. As a youngster, he played the classical piano. He won the Philadelphia Cultural Olympics at age 15, and started an early career as a songwriter. He had...
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Allen Sommers, 87, a public relations agent who founded one of the first such firms in Philadelphia, died Nov. 19. He was a resident of Center City. Sommers began his career as a reporter for the Evening Ledger , which he joined after graduating from Central High School in 1936. He stayed with the paper until it folded in 1942...
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