Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Sivan 16, 5775
Morris Zacher, 71, a businessman and religion teacher, died Sept. 22. He was a resident of Bryn Mawr. The owner of an amusement company, Zacher served as an adjunct teacher of religion at Arcadia, Rowan and Temple universities. Zacher graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn's School of Law. He also earned master's degrees in...
Comment0
Ann Hermine Brenner Ritt, 78, died Oct. 6. She was a resident of Scottsdale, Ariz., and formerly of Haverford. An arts patron throughout her adult life, she funded scholarships to aspiring artists, and chaired numerous committees and advisory positions. A native of the Philadelphia area, she maintained homes in Haverford and Scottsdale. She was a graduate of Upper Darby High...
Comment0
David Welsh Levin, 87, a retired physician of Jeffersonville, Pa., died Oct. 24. He resided in Jeffersonville since 1952. Levin graduated from West Philadelphia High School, St. Josephs College in Overbrook, and earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He interned at Mount Sinai Hospital in Philadelphia. He served residencies and fellowships in pathology, internal medicine and...
Comment0
Editor's Note: Rabbi Harold B. Waintrup, rabbi emeritus of Old York Road Temple-Beth Am in Abington, died Sept. 23. This was adapted from a eulogy by Rabbi Robert S. Leib. At this year's Yom Kippur Yizkor memorial service, I lamented the fact that our beloved rabbi emeritus could not be physically present with us at such a hallowed time of...
Comment0
Oldest Jewish person -- a local -- passes from scene
By:
She saw it all. And when you're 111, that's a wealth of history. Fannie Forman Buten, believed to be the oldest Jewish person in the world, died on Sept. 24. Before her death, which was brought on by a stroke, the Bala Cynwyd resident was listed as the "oldest living" Jewish person "whose age had been verified," according to Robert...
Comment0
Advertisement

Subscribe To our E-Newsletter

Advertisement