Albert E. Stewart, singer and union organizer

Obituaries April 16, 2014 0 Comments

Albert E. Stewart, 54, of Germantown, a community and union organizer and a singer who had composed and performed music for more than three decades, died March 30 at Einstein Medical Center of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Wissahickon and Midvale avenues in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. Mr. Stewart had been […]
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Austin J. Noonan

Death Notices April 2, 2014 0 Comments

Noonan D.C., Austin J. suddenly on March 30, 2014 age 43 yrs. of Flourtown. Beloved husband of Jennifer S. (nee Cooley). Loving father of Kalei and Brendan. Son of Frank and Peg (nee Philbin) Noonan. Also survived by 3 brothers Frank (Ruth), Patrick, and Mark (Jennifer) and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Friday 10:00AM […]
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Patricia S. Stokes, artist and shop owner

Obituaries April 2, 2014 0 Comments

Patricia Schriever Stokes, 92, an artist and owner of the former Concept Natural Foods store in Chestnut Hill, died March 20 at Cathedral Village, a retirement community in the Andorra section of Philadelphia. Mrs. Stokes’ interest in nutrition led her in 1970 to opening Concept Natural Foods, one of the first health food stores in […]
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Willard S. Boothby Jr., investment banker

Obituaries April 2, 2014 0 Comments

Willard S. Boothby Jr., 92, formerly of Chestnut Hill, an investment banker and community leader who had served for more than three decades in a variety of positions at what was then the firm of Blyth Eastman Dillon, died March 22 in Hobe Sound, Fla. When he retired in 1980, he was the firm’s managing […]
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Thomas P. Hughes, technology scholar

Obituaries March 26, 2014 0 Comments

Thomas Parke Hughes, 90, formerly of Chestnut Hill, a retired professor of the history and sociology of science at the University of Pennsylvania, died Feb. 3 in Charlottesville, Va. A leading scholar in the history of technology, Dr. Hughes had been the Andrew W Mellon professor at Penn from 1987 to 1994, and was the […]
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Francis J. McCabe, inventor and business owner

Obituaries March 26, 2014 0 Comments

Francis Joseph McCabe, 77, of Mt. Airy, an inventor and owner of businesses in Bucks County, died of a heart attack March 15 at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Mr. McCabe, who was the holder of more than 100 patents, founded Prefco Products, a fire and smoke damper manufacturer, in 1968 in Buckingham. From the air and […]
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Patricia S. Stokes

Death Notices March 26, 2014 0 Comments

Patricia S. Stokes, 92 of Philadelphia, artist and owner of the former Concept Natural Foods store in Chestnut Hill, passed away March 20, 2014. She is preceded in death by her son Thomas E. She is survived by her children: Anne Stokes Hochberg; John S. III; Elizabeth (Lynne Brown), and Stephanie (Daniel Shea), and her […]
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