Thursday, July 28, 2016 Tammuz 22, 5776
Michael A. Lerner, 72, former president of the Commonwealth Association of School Administrators, retired principal and administrator for the School District of Philadelphia, died July 14 after a brief illness. Lerner graduated from Phil­adelphia's Central High School 208, earned bachelor's and master's degrees in chemistry from the University of Buffalo and a doctorate in education from Temple University in 1972...
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Capt. Irene Wolensky, USNR (ret), 93, of Haverford, Pa., died June 22. Wolensky was raised in South Philadelphia, although she spent most of her life in Washington, D.C. She was the first in her family to graduate from college (Temple University, 1939). In 1942 she joined the newly established WAVES. During World War II, she served with the Bureau of...
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Wilfred Bernard Bond, 67, a former customer service representative for the Jewish Exponent and indispensable player for the paper, died June 22. He retired about three years ago due to health problems. A longtime Exponent employee whose appreciation for what he did charmed many a colleague -- as well as those he served as a representative of the paper to...
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Ann Spain, a longtime Jewish communal leader, died June 21 after a long illness. She was 67. Spain was a member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Women's Philanthropy affinity group for many years and was a member of Lion of Judah, a campaign division for women who generously support Federation's annual campaign. She created a Lion of Judah...
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Ira P. Tiger, 76, an attorney, died June 2 at Abington Hospice at Warminster. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Tiger was partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, LLP, from 1968 to 2002; the following year he became senior counsel. Tiger represented defendants in antitrust cases in a variety of industries. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania,...
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