Friday, March 6, 2015 AdarI 15, 5775
Sharon Lieberman Ash, 63, who was active in the Jewish community, died Oct. 20 at her home in Bryn Mawr. Ash graduated from Germantown High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Temple University, and a master's degree in counseling and gerontology from Villanova University. She was a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society and Council Migration Service...
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Annette Davidoff Rosenberg, 105, a door-to-door saleswoman, died Aug. 29. Born in New York City, she lived in Roxborough until a few months ago. During the Depression, Rosenberg sold coffeepots door to door to supplement the income of her husband, an insurance agent. She sold oranges to neighbors to raise money for her son's Bar Mitzvah. Later, she established a...
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Abraham Goodhart, 88, a retired teacher and school counselor who later took up acting as a background extra, died Sept. 8, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Born in New York City, Goodhart spent a good part of his childhood in Strawberry Mansion. He served in the military for four years during World War II with the Third Army Corps of...
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Phil Redelheim, 89, a fixture in the local Jewish community, died Sept. 20 at his home in Cherry Hill, N.J., after a lengthy illness. Born in New York in 1919, Redelheim attended Etz Chaim Yeshiva and graduated from Erasmus High School. He attended St. John's and New York universities, where he earned bachelor's and master's degrees, respectively. Redelheim was drafted...
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Lina Dreifuss, 106, who worked multiple jobs to support her family, died Sept. 17, four days before what would have been her 107th birthday. Dreifuss was born in a little German town named Gross Bieberau. Her mother nicknamed her "Goldschatz," which literally translates into gold piece. When her father died during the Great German Depression of the 1920s, she stepped...
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