Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774
Ellin L. Lapp, 83, a retired teacher at Settlement Music School, died at her home in Wyncote on Aug. 28. She was the former Ellin Glickman. During her more than 25 years on the Settlement Music School faculty, Germantown Branch, Lapp founded a student recorder ensemble. In October 1994, she led the ensemble as a guest with the Philadelphia Orchestra...
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Arthur Seidel, 89, called a “legend of the Intellectual Property Bar” by Chambers USA, died Aug. 16. He resided at the Quadrangle in Haverford, Pa. Over a career spanning more than five decades, Seidel founded and led one of Philadelphia’s most respected intellectual property boutique law firms, wrote several books on patent and trademark law, and taught and trained many...
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Seymour F. (Sy) Kornblum, 93, recipient of the 2000 Maggie Kuhn Award for his advocacy for senior citizens, died Aug. 21 at the Quadrangle, a continuing care community in Haverford, Pa. Director of the Senior Adult Department for the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia from 1967 until his retirement in 1987, Kornblum frequently worked with coalitions of social service...
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Kenneth Kaiserman, 73, a major player in the local theatrical renaissance whose business acumen led to a towering career in real estate and whose heart was invested in the plight of Israel's Ethiopian Jewish refugees, died Aug. 19. The prominent Philadelphian had been battling the debilitating effects of colon cancer at a hospice in New York. He was president and...
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Evette Dubin, a fashion designer and writer, died July 11 at Hayes Manor Retirement Residence, where she had lived recently. Dubin was also an accomplished violinist and loved classical music. Although her career took her to New York for some years, she lived most of her life in Philadelphia. A 1951 graduate of West Philadelphia High School, she earned a...
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