Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Nisan 11, 5775
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Joanna Rickel Lightner, 63, a professional photographer and educator whose interests in religion were reflected in both her career choices, died June 15 after a long bout with leukemia. Among the Elkins Park resident's many clients as a photographer were the Jewish Exponent and Inside magazine, as well as the Catholic Standard and Times, showcasing an encompassing talent and ecumenical...
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Elliot Unterberger, 86, an attorney who practiced in Philadelphia for more than 60 years, died May 11 at Saunders House in Wynnewood. He was a longtime resident of Cynwyd. Born in South Philadelphia, Unterberger survived bouts with scarlet fever and then rheumatic fever as a small child. The latter disease left him with a heart condition that restricted his physical...
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You'd be hard-pressed to find a major Jewish organization in Philadelphia that Stanley Barer wasn't heavily involved with. Barer, who died May 25 at age 84, served as a president and board member of countless Philadelphia Jewish groups, including the Perelman Jewish Day School, the Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Jewish...
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Tedric A. Harris, 78, a retired mechanical engineer and teacher, died April 27 in State College, Pa. He was formerly of Abington. Born in Philadelphia, Harris graduated from Upper Darby High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1953 and a master's degree in mechanical engineering in 1954 from Penn State. Harris retired from SKF Industries (a ball-bearing firm) in...
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Mark Davis, who provided entertainment for thousands of Philadelphians as the leader of his own band for more than 50 years, died May 2. He was a resident of Cherry Hill, N.J., and was formerly of Jenkintown. Born in 1916 in South Philadelphia to immigrant parents, at age 5, Davis began to take lessons on the violin, which was to...
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