Obituaries

This man is Robert Bernoff. He has white hair, including a beard and a mustache. He is dressed in a nice suit.

Educator, Scientist Robert Bernoff Dies at 89

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  Former Penn State Abington CEO Robert Bernoff, a devoted scientist and educator, died on April 18 at Jefferson Health’s Abington Hospice at Warminster. He...
A photo of Rosalie Gerson sits on top of a pile of articles written about her and her work.

Philanthropist Rosalie Gerson Dies at 95

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Longtime area philanthropist Rosalie Gerson died on April 26 at Waverly Heights in Gladwyne. She was 95. “She was devoted to music, to Israel, to...
Elaine Brumberg is a white woman with red hair wearing a pink dress and crown and holding a wand.

Bowling ‘Fairy Godmother,’ Bestselling Author Elaine Brumberg Dies at 81

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Elaine Brumberg, the bestselling author of three beauty and cosmetics books and the owner of Thunderbird Lanes in Warminster, died on April 17. She...
A black-and-white photo shows Herman Mattleman, a white man in a suit with grey hair and huge glasses, gesticulating with his hands as if in deep conversation.

School Board President, ADL Chair Herman Mattleman Dies at 96

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Longtime Philadelphia school board president, former Anti-Defamation League Philadelphia board chair and health care lawyer Herman Mattleman died at his Center City home on...

‘The Clock Doc’ Murray Moliken Dies at 84

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In a death notice published on the Jewish Exponent’s website on April 4, Dr. Murray Moliken’s family wrote that Moliken “believed it was his...
Stuart Goldman is a white man with grey beard. He is wearing an orange shirt, black hat and red clown nose.

Jewish Exponent Cartoonist Stuart Goldman Dies at 74

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Stuart “Stu” Goldman, the former editorial cartoonist and art director/graphics editor for the Jewish Exponent, died on March 3 at his home in Fort...

Holocaust Survivor, Psychiatrist Henri Parens Dies at 93

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Holocaust survivor and psychiatry professor Dr. Henri Parens died on Feb. 19.
In front of a brick wall lined with framed photographs, Sharon Wohlmuth, a white woman wearing all black with white hair and glasses, stands and looks at the pictures.

Photojournalist Sharon Wohlmuth Dies at 75

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On their way to Minot, North Dakota, to interview and photograph subjects for their photo essay book “Sisters” — which later spent 63 weeks...
Claude Boni is standing between his sitting brothers at a luncheon table. He is wearing a blue dress shirt and has short, grey hair brushed over to one side. All brothers are smiling.

Holocaust Refugee Claude Boni Dies at 88

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Holocaust refugee Claude Boni of Penn Valley died on Jan. 29 at age 88. He served as a Realtor in Wynnefield, University City and...
Balcher, a white man with short, white hair is wearing a grey Phillies shirt in the stands about the baseball diamond. To his left are his two sons.

‘Passionate’ Israel Advocate Lou Balcher Dies at 66

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Israel advocate and Jewish youth organizer Louis “Lou” Norman Balcher of Langhorne died on Jan. 23 after a 19-month battle with bladder cancer. He...