Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tammuz 12, 5774
Hertha Basch, 89, of Walnut Creek, Calif., died June 28. She was formerly of Philadelphia. A hospital volunteer for many years, Basch was active in doz-ens of community organizations devoted to the rights of senior citizens and the developmentally disabled. She moved to California in 1984 after her husband, Vic Basch, passed away. Basch is survived by daughters Reva Basch...
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Samuel N. Rabinowitz, 73, attorney, active volunteer and supporter of a myriad of Jewish causes, died at his home in Bala Cynwyd on June 8. Rabinowitz was a native of Hazelton, Pa. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Temple University. Former chairman of the trusts and estates department at Blank Rome,...
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Estyr Deitz, 94, a past president of several Jewish organizations, died July 4. More than 60 years ago, Deitz became president of a young Hadassah group, which she organized at her mother's suggestion. She became a life member, and in addition, spent many years volunteering and working at Hadassah's Philadelphia office. She remained active in her 90s, and continued to...
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Yetta Gold, 87, active in the Kensington community for many years, died June 29. The former Yetta Berman, she was a resident of Center City. Gold grew up in Strawberry Mansion. She and her husband, Leonard Gold, ran Len's Yellow Front, a toy and hardware store on Frankford Avenue in Kensington, for 40 years. A member of Shaare Yeitchock synagogue...
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Miles A. Jellinek, 58, a partner with the law firm of Cozen O'Connor in Philadelphia, died June 27 at home. He was a resident of Merion Station. Jellinek, who joined the firm in 1975, specialized in property-damage cases. He was one of the lead attorneys for the owners of One Meridian Plaza in Center City after the building was destroyed...
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