Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Iyyar 17, 5776
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Herbert S. Denenberg, a feisty government consumer advocate who used his position as Pennsylvania insurance commissioner, and then media personality, to shift and shape policy, and whose determined defense of Israel against any and all would-be accusers helped forge his fiery reputation, died March 18. The Nebraska native and Wayne resident was 80 years old. With his curmudgeonly/ friendly features...
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Baruch Bricklin, 84, who operated a commercial printing business for many years, died March 2 in Roslindale, Mass., after an extended illness. He was a resident of Philadelphia until 2002. Bricklin was a graduate of both Central High School (178th class), where he was president of the Debate Society, and the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of...
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Dr. Sidney N. Zubrow, 96, a physician who practiced medicine for more than 60 years, died Jan. 9 at his home in Philadelphia. Zubrow was a graduate of Central High School, where he was editor-in-chief of the yearbook, and the University of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann Medical School. He was certified as a fellow of the American College of Physicians as...
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Walter Gershenfeld, 84, internationally known as a labor arbitrator, mediator and scholar, serving as president both of the National Academy of Arbitrators and the Labor and Employment Relations Association, died Feb. 24. He was an emeritus professor and dean at Temple University. Gershenfeld grew up in South Philadelphia. He graduated from Southern High School, earned his bachelor's degree from Temple...
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Dr. William "Bill" Schwartz, 95, who practiced dentistry for 50 years in the area, died Feb. 21 in Bellingham, Wash. Born in Philadelphia, he went to school here, graduating from Temple University. Schwartz later served as a captain in Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, during World War II. He was honored by the Chapel of the Four...
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