Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774
Arthur H. Havsy, 72, a certified public accountant for 50 years, died Nov. 20 at his home. Havsy's hobby was his involvement as a sports official, following in the footsteps of his father, Oscar Havsy, and uncle, Harry Schwartz. Havsy spent more than 45 years representing the National Football League in Philadelphia, as the chief statistician for all of the...
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Philip Jasner, 68, who covered the Philadelphia 76ers and the NBA on a full-time basis since 1981, died Dec. 3. He joined the staff of the Philadelphia Daily News in 1972. Jasner was a past president of the Professional Basketball Writers Association and the Philadelphia College Basketball Writers Association. He also was honored as the Pennsylvania Sports Writer of the...
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Ralph J. Gordon, 86, owner of the Joy Kiddie Shop chain of children's clothing and shoe stores, died Oct. 29. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Gordon also ran Gordon Brothers in Germantown, a business his grandfather started, before he opened the children's shops. A graduate of Temple University, he was part of the invasion of Omaha Beach on...
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Jeremy Kane, a Jewish Marine lance corporal who died in Afghanistan earlier this year, was honored Sunday as Cherry Hill, N.J., officials renamed a township park in his memory. As a child, Kane spent many afternoons on the playground at the corner of Brian Drive and Queen Anne Road, just across the street from his former elementary school, said his...
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Steven Carl Halbert, 59, a nationally known physician who specialized in integrative medicine, died Oct. 22 at his home in Wyncote. Halbert was one of the co-founding physicians of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital's Jefferson Center for Integrative Medicine (now the Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine). At Jefferson Medical College, he taught one of the first integrative medicine curriculums offered...
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