Saturday, February 6, 2016 Shevat 27, 5776
Edward Fernberger, who co-chaired what became the U.S. Pro Indoor Tennis Championships for more than three decades, died Aug. 24. A resident of Rydal, he was 86. Fernberger grew up in Germantown and graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1941. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, where he participated in campaigns throughout the South Pacific...
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Aaron Passman, JE Staff
Ruth Politzer, of Glen Mills, who survived persecution by the Nazis and went on to great athletic success in South America, died Aug. 20 at the age of 93. Born in Germany, Politzer left the country in 1934, after the rise of the Third Reich, heading first to England for three years on a visa purchased by her parents and...
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A. Melvin Alpern, 85, an announcer who worked in radio and television for more than 50 years, died July 20 in Frisco, Texas. He was a resident of Radnor. A native of Oklahoma City, Alpern earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Oklahoma and a master's degree in radio communications from Northwestern University. He was a...
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Adelene Belber Miller, 93, active in charity work and volunteerism, died July 31. She was a resident of Bala Cynwyd. Devoting her life to charity work and volunteering at numerous organizations and institutions, she was strongly committed to her Jewish values and heritage. She was recently honored by Jewish Chaplaincy for her 55 years of service. Affectionately called "Addie," she...
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Miriam Klein, who with her late husband Raymond, was a longtime philanthropist in the Philadelphia community and in Israel, died July 23 at age 93. Her husband died in 1995 at age 79. The pair were married for more than 56 years. Together, the Kleins helped create the Raymond and Miriam Klein Branch of the Philadelphia Jewish Community Centers, which...
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