Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774
Stanley B. Becker, 82, a dentist who practiced in Delaware County for 35 years, died Dec. 29. He was a resident of Monroe Township, N.J. Becker graduated from Central High School, Temple University's School of Liberal Arts and its School of Dentistry. After graduation, he served at the 3201st United States Air Force Hospital, Eglin Air Force Base in Florida,...
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Herbert Saul Wilf, 80, an innovative mathematics researcher, teacher, writer, journal editor and the University of Pennsylvania Thomas A. Scott Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, died Jan. 7 in Wynnewood. Wilf was the author of six books and more than 160 research articles. From the 1950s, he was a pioneer in the mathematical programming of early computers, beginning with his work...
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As a young father, Rabbi J. Harold Romirowsky used to buy day-old goods from the local bakeries and secretly leave them at the doors of families who needed help. Over more than four decades at the helm of his Conservative synagogue in Northeast Philadelphia, he touched thousands of lives, from congregants to fellow rabbis in the area. He died of...
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Frances Sherman Kramer, 91, known for her charitable efforts and expertise in fashion, died Dec. 17, in Tampa, Fla. Born in West Philadelphia in 1920, the former Frances Sherman married Robert I. Kramer in 1939. The couple was active in charity work, especially with Allied Jewish Appeal and Fight for Sight. Kramer had a penchant for contemporary fashion. She organized...
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Rabbi Neil S. Cooper
Editor's Note: David N. Pincus passed away last week at the age of 85 after a long bout with leukemia. He was the retired chairman of Pincus Bros.-Maxwell, a clothing manufacturer. His funeral service was held on Friday, Dec. 23, at Temple Beth Hillel/Beth El. The following is part of the eulogy by his rabbi. I met David Pincus as...
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