Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Av 19, 5775
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Judith Shuman Eden, a 61-year-old attorney, community activist and political player who was deeply involved in the long process of rejuvenation in Center City, died Aug. 8 at Pennsylvania Hospital, the result of a protracted battle with cancer. Eden was an opponent of urban blight who used a prodigious knowledge of land-use law and an outsized personality to advocate for...
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Lester B. Kauffman, 86, a retired auto-supply owner, died June 25 at Chestnut Hill Hospital. He was a resident of Jenkintown. Kauffman was the owner of the K-M Auto Supply Company on North Broad Street for 50 years until his retirement 22 years ago. He graduated from Simon Gratz High School. During World War II, he served in the Army...
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Rose Kibrick Katz, 80, retired associate dean at Temple University and former president of the Retired Senior Volunteers Program of Montgomery County, died July 7 at Keystone House hospice. Katz earned a bachelor's degree in psychology at Pennsylvania State University. In 1950, she married Benjamin Katz, who later became a professor of marketing. While raising their three children, she completed...
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Martin George Binder, 81, a physician who practiced obstetrics and gynecology, died June 23. He was a resident of Hershey's Mill, West Chester, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Binder was a graduate of Central High School. He was drafted into the Army Medical Corps and served in Okinawa after V-J Day. After his service, he graduated from Villanova University, and later,...
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Gay Schader, 78, former owner of the Antique Loft in Jenkintown, died June 22. The former Gay Engel, she was also a resident of Palm Beach, Fla. Schader graduated from Olney High School, the Marjorie Webster Junior College Finishing School and attended the University of Miami. She was a life member of Hadassah and a longtime member of Congregation Kol...
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