Michael A. Lerner, 72, Principal

Michael A. Lerner, 72, former president of the Commonwealth Association of School Administrators, retired principal and administrator for the School District of Philadelphia, died...

Myer Jacobs, Mechanical Engineer, Dies at 93

Myer Jacobs, president and CEO of a contracting company and a man whose life was also filled with bike riding and playing tennis up...

Jack Blumenfeld, 85, Prominent Builder

Jack W. Blumenfeld, a man for whom the slogan, "if he builds it they will come," was a perfect fit given all the prominent...

Douglas J. Heller, 57, Historian

Douglas J. Heller, 57, a Springfield Township commissioner whose development drew fans and acclaim from those interested in the Revolutionary War and other early...

Frances Zissman, Office Manager

Frances Marion Cooper Zissman, 99, a medical coder and office manager, died April 19.A graduate of Kensington High School, Zissman was a homemaker for...
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Hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, 84, Fought With Haganah

 Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who was committed to battling anti-Semitism and fought in Israel's War of Independence, died at the age of 84 in...

William J. Spiegel, 85, Chairman of Packaging Firm

William J. Spiegel, 85, chairman and senior managing director of CMS Gilbreth Packaging Systems, died Jan. 15.Spiegel founded Gilbreth International Corp. in 1961 and...

Marge Dauber, 99, Community Activist and Schoolteacher

Marge Dauber, 99, a local community activist and elementary schoolteacher, died March 29 at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington in Rockville, Md., where...
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Marvin Demchick, Communal Titan, Dies at 88

Marvin Demchick, a giant in Philadelphia Jewish communal leadership and a major regional financial figure whose positions included serving as chair of Radnor Trust,...

Harvey Sicherman, Foreign Policy Expert, Head of Think Tank, Dies at 65

Harvey Sicherman, 65, one of the nation's leading thinkers on American foreign policy and on the Arab-Israeli conflict, was president of Philadelphia's Foreign Policy...