Friday, May 29, 2015 Sivan 11, 5775
William Carl Liss, 73, former deputy commissioner of procurement for the City of Philadelphia, died Dec. 31 at Elkins Park Hospital. Formerly of Rockledge, Pa., he was born in Philadelphia. A 1954 graduate of Lower Moreland High School, Liss earned a bachelor's degree in 1961 from La Salle University and a master's degree in communication from Glassboro (Rowan) University in...
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Stephen Zatuchni, 61, author, syndicated columnist and advocate for challenged children, died Jan. 4. He was a resident of Chadds Ford. Zatuchni earned his Ph.D. in political science from Temple University in 1976. A Pulitzer Prize Nominee in Commentary , his writings on international affairs and Middle East politics often appeared in the Evening Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Los Angeles Herald...
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Natalie Irene Isenberg, 82, a founding member of the National Tay-Sachs Association, died Dec. 10 at Lankenau Hospital. The former Natalie Gilbert, she was a resident of Merion. Born in Philadelphia, Isenberg graduated from Girls High School and Temple University. She also attended the Settlement Music School, and was a popular piano teacher when the family lived in Broomall some...
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Ian J. Berg, 68, a financial-services entrepreneur who also founded a business-funded college scholarship program for Camden youths, died Dec. 23, at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He was a resident of Cherry Hill, N.J. For the last decade, Berg had been a managing partner of Eastern Technology Fund in West Conshohocken. He previously was president of Copelco Corp., a firm...
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Samuel P. Roth, 87, a Holocaust survivor and master tailor who worked in the Philadelphia garment district for more than 30 years, died Dec. 9. Born in Czestochowa, Poland, Roth was the sole survivor of his family of seven, once the Nazis had liquidated the ghetto in his hometown in October 1942. In 1947, he was called as a witness...
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