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Alexander Willis, 95, died Nov. 7 at Lankenau Hospital. He was a resident at the Green Hill Apartments in Wynnewood. Willis received a mayor's full-tuition scholarship to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania from which he graduated in 1933 with a bachelor's degree. He also earned a master's degree in education from Penn's Graduate School of Education in...
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Matti K. Gershenfeld, 83, a psychologist, died Nov. 9. She was a resident of Philadelphia. Gershenfeld graduated from Overbrook High School. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a master's degree from the Wharton School (the only woman in her class of 1951) and a doctorate from Temple University. She worked for many years as a teacher...
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Samuel Cohen, 94, a salesman whose career spanned several decades, died Oct. 24 at Holy Redeemer Hospital. He was a resident at Brith Sholom House on Conshohocken Avenue, and formerly of Northeast Philadelphia. Born in Philadelphia, Cohen graduated from West Philadelphia High School. He sold tile door-to-door in the Baltimore area during the Depression and drove a horse-drawn milk wagon...
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Julius Eingorn, 88, a retired dentist and former president of the Philadelphia County Dental Society, died Oct. 22 at Hahnemann Hospital. He was a resident of Center City. A 1941 graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry, Eingorn, upon receiving his degree, enlisted in the Army. Af- ter founding the dental service at Valley Forge Hospital, he received orders for...
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Harry J. Hartz, 83, an engineer and sailor, died Sept. 18. He was raised in Philadelphia. Hartz earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the Towne School of the University of Pennsylvania. He became an expert in strategic planning and development at Electric Storage Batteries, where he worked from 1965 to 1981. At the age of 56, Hartz founded...
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