Monday, April 27, 2015 Iyyar 8, 5775
Ernest "Butch" Brydon, 88, a retired marine colonel, died March 1. He was a resident of Wyndmoor. Brydon, who served in World War II and the Korean war, enlisted as a private and rose to the rank of Full Bird Colonel. He trained with the Special Forces and the Green Berets, and was an expert on small arms and tactics...
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Pauline Braveman Endy, 86, a retired educator, died Feb. 26. Born in Reading, Pa., Endy was raised in Princeton, N.J. She graduated from Randolph-Macon Women's College in Lynchburg, Va., in 1946. After graduation, she worked at the Madison Avenue advertising agency, Young and Rubicam, in New York City. While raising three children, Endy began teaching in Coatesville and earned a...
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Rabbi Sandy Roth, 58, the founder of Kehilat HaNahar, the Little Shul by the River, in New Hope, died March 8; three years ago, she had been diagnosed with lung cancer. According to her daughter, Roth considered the Reconstructionist synagogue she brought into being back in 1994 one of her greatest successes. "She simply wanted to help people find their...
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Neal (Nahum) Bedein, 55, who helped to coordinate activities for Philadelphians in Israel for many years, died Dec. 27, in Jerusalem. Bedein came on aliyah in 1977 from Philadelphia, after graduating from the department of religion at Temple University. In Jerusalem, he studied at the Pardes Center for Jewish Studies and subsequently received a degree in hotel management from the...
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Roslyn Cohn Sklaroff, a medical researcher who was active in the Jewish community, died Dec. 22. Sklaroff grew up in Wynnefield and graduated from Overbrook High School. She earned a B.A. in chemistry from Hood College in Frederick, Md. A volunteer in various programs at the Albert Einstein Medical Center, Sklaroff ultimately became president of the auxiliary. She helped organize...
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