William G. Littleton II, investment broker

Obituaries April 4, 2012 0 Comments

William G. Littleton II, 87, of Chestnut Hill, a retired investment broker, died March 26 of Alzheimer’s disease at Sunrise Assisted Living in Lafayette Hill. Mr. Littleton had been a broker for WE Hutton & Co. Earlier he had been president of Summerdale Dye and Finishing Co. After graduating from the Haverford School, he joined […]
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Dorothy K. Gerson, music teacher

Obituaries March 27, 2012 0 Comments

Dorothy Kulp Gerson, 99, a former music teacher at what was Springside School in Chestnut in Chestnut Hill, died Dec. 30 of respiratory failure at Spring House Estates, a retirement community in Lower Gywnedd. Until her retirement in the 1980s, Mrs. Gerson was coordinator of instrumental music and choral conductor at the school. She began […]
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Aaron Blumberg, lawyer

Obituaries March 27, 2012 0 Comments

Aaron Blumberg, 75, of Mt. Airy, a trial lawyer for four decades, died of heart failure March 20 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. For most of his professional career, Mr. Blumberg was a partner at the firm of Litvin, Blumberg, Matusow and Young in Philadelphia, where he represented victims of catastrophic injury. […]
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Henry Zawila, marketing consultant

Obituaries March 27, 2012 1 Comment

Henry “Hank” Zawila, 65, of Chestnut Hill, a marketing consultant and landscape architect, died March 15 of leukemia at Keystone Hospice in Wyndmoor. Mr. Zawila was a principal of Zawila Associates, a marketing consulting firm based in Parker Ford that he had operated for the past two decades. Earlier he had been a principal of […]
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Grace Cremins

Obituaries March 27, 2012 2 Comments

Grace Cremins, age 90, on March 21, 2012 of Chestnut Hill. Wife of the late Peter J. Cremins. Mother of Joseph P., Catherine G., and the late Peter F. Cremins. Also survived by her sister Joan Drop and brother Joseph Echelmeier. A funeral mass was held at March 26 at Our Mother of Consolation Church, […]
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Anne P. W. Shiffert, association consultant

Obituaries March 21, 2012 0 Comments

Anne Patricia Weidner “Annie” Shiffert, 82, a retired association management consultant, died March 8 of pancreatic cancer at her home in Lafayette Hill. Mrs. Shiffert had worked for more than four decades at Multiservice Management Co., a business started by her husband, John A. Shiffert, that assisted professional and trade associations with the staging of […]
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Obituary: Gerard F. Casale Jr., race promoter and mentor to cyclists

Obituaries March 14, 2012 1 Comment

by Walter Fox Gerard F. “Jerry” Casale Jr., 71, of Ambler, the former proprietor of the Hill Cycle Shop in Chestnut Hill who was instrumental in making bicycle racing a major American sport, died March 7 of complications of prostate cancer at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Mr. Casale was one of the founders in 1985 […]
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Maree F. Rambo, volunteer and Grace Kelly bridesmaid

Obituaries March 14, 2012 0 Comments

Maree Frisby Rambo, 84, a volunteer for many cultural and charitable organizations and a bridesmaid to Princess Grace of Monaco, died March 3 of an apparent aneurysm at her home in Chestnut Hill. A friend of Grace Kelly from the Stevens School in Philadelphia, Mrs. Rambo was one of the bridesmaids at the royal wedding […]
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Joan M. Conmy, teacher

Obituaries March 14, 2012 0 Comments

Joan Murray Conmy, 57, formerly of Chestnut Hill, a teacher who conducted elementary education classes for patients at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, died of colon cancer March 4 at her home in Andorra. Mrs. Conmy, who had taught kindergarten through fourth grade in the Hospital School Program, helped children keep up with their education while […]
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Nancy Meyer Cheston

Obituaries March 14, 2012 0 Comments

Nancy Meyer Cheston, age 91, died Wednesday February 29, 2012 at Waverly Heights in Gladwyne, PA. Born in Hamilton, MA, she attended St. Timothy’s School, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, worked for the OSS during the war and moved to Philadelphia in 1947 when she married Eugene Calvert Cheston.  She and […]
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