Thursday, June 30, 2016 Sivan 24, 5776
Jack Weinberger, 94, a retired restaurateur and volunteer, died Oct. 11, in Reston, Va. Formerly a resident of Center City, he had moved to an assisted-living facility in Virginia last year. Weinberger graduated from South Philadelphia High School in 1933. Unable to afford college, he became a dishwasher, then moved up to busboy, then waiter. He served in the U.S...
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Shirley R. Schriftman, 84, a longtime Democratic committeewoman in Upper Dublin, died Oct. 10 at her home in Maple Glen. The former Shirley Goldman, who was born in Springfield, Mass., and grew up in Brookline, Mass., had many achievements. During World War II, she was a Spanish translator for the State Department. She served as a USO hostess and visited...
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Daniel Sherman, 91, a prominent attorney and a 56-year resident of Lower Merion, died Aug. 19 at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood. Born of immigrant parents and raised in Allentown, Pa., Sherman graduated from Muhlenberg College in 1938 and from Temple Law School in 1941. In law school, he excelled as a student, and was the Notes Editor of the Temple...
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Bernard A. Katz, 91, a former electrical-supply industry sales manager, died Sept. 26 at Hahnemann University Hospital. He was a resident of Center City. He was the father of Sam Katz, a Republican candidate for mayor of Philadelphia three times. Born and raised in West Philadelphia, Katz graduated from West Philadelphia High School and then worked as a sales manager...
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Albert W. Schiffrin, 92, a prominent attorney and a 54-year resident of Lower Merion, died Aug. 29 at Waverly Heights in Gladwyne. Schiffrin was very active in his community, serving in leadership positions with the Bala Cynwyd Neighborhood Club, and the Bala Cynwyd Library and Fire Associations. He was also the president of the Home & School Association, chairman of...
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