Monday, July 25, 2016 Tammuz 19, 5776
Abe S. Rosen, one of the city's true public-relations icons, as well as a former Philadelphia city representative and director of commerce, died Oct. 2. He was 94 years old. Born and raised in West Philadelphia, Rosen graduated from Overbook High School and attended Temple University for two years. He was a sports writer with the Evening Ledger from 1935...
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Richard "Dick" Tucker, 78, died Aug. 30. Born in Wynnefield in 1933, Tucker graduated from Overbrook High School and Temple University. Tucker's real estate career spanned more than 50 years, beginning as a runner for Lanard and Axilbund. He was drafted into the U.S. Army at the end of the Korean War. Eventually, he started an industrial real estate company,...
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Ruth Marion Gold, 82, died Sept. 13 in Jenkintown. Gold grew up in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia and graduated from high school in 1947. She attended secretarial school and worked as a legal secretary for the Philadelphia courts. Gold later worked as a secretary at WPVI Channel 6 and eventually became the assistant promotions director. She worked at...
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Bernard Glassman, 74, an attorney who specialized in tax and estate law, died Aug. 18 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Glassman was a senior counsel at the Blank Rome law firm in Philadelphia and a former chairman of the firm's estate and tax department. He was instrumental in developing the firm's...
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Mildred Gordon, 77, a psychiatrist, died Aug. 11, at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. Born in Philadelphia, Gordon was a graduate of Girl's High School. She earned a degree in chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 1956. Gordon moved to Reading, Pa., in 1957, where she was employed as a chemist at the Bollman Hat Company. She then...
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