Friday, May 27, 2016 Iyyar 19, 5776
Janet Hankin, who was active in the community, died May 14. She was a resident of Horsham. Born in Bucks County, Hankin attended a one-room schoolhouse and graduated from high school two years early. In her youth, she also took individual instruction from famed New Hope artist Fern I. Coppedge. Prior to working as a secretary for Judge Edward G...
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Sherwood Cohen, 71, a longtime Northeast Philadelphia ophthalmologist, died May 9. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Born and raised in Hudson, N.Y., Cohen was valedictorian of his high school class. He earned a bachelor's degree from Columbia University in 1957 and a medical degree in 1961 from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse...
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Myron Schneeberg, 74, a physician who practiced urology in the Philadelphia area for more than 30 years, died May 21. He was a longtime resident of Cheltenham. Schneeberg, who practiced in association with his older brother, Arthur Schneeberg, most recently embarked on a successful career as a medical director at Independence Blue Cross. He credited his parents' devotion to community...
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Daniel S. Fleisher, 80, a pediatric nephrologist, died May 16 at his home in Philadelphia. Fleisher was formerly director of the renal clinic at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and chairman of Division B department of pediatrics at Philadelphia General Hospital, where he was involved in patient care, medical research and medical education. Mid-career, he earned a master's degree in...
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Leonard Cantor, 88, owner of a dishwasher manufacturing firm, died April 25. He was a resident of Elkins Park. Cantor graduated from Atlantic City High School and earned a bachelor's degree in business from Temple University. He held several positions prior to entering the U.S. Army. He was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant and assigned as the Adjuant at the Army...
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