Stephen Gittelman

Death Notices May 29, 2014 0 Comments

Stephen Gittelman, of Wyndmoor, PA,- woodworker, carpenter, craftsman, all around handyman; an avid reader, swing dancer, music lover; a member of a Thich Nhat Hanh meditation community and a local baseball team. Above all, he was a loyal friend. Steve died on January 29, 2014, of Alzheimer’s disease at age 70. Steve is survived by […]
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Rose Cavalli

Death Notices May 29, 2014 0 Comments

Rose Cavalli, 62, of Mt. Airy, passed away surrounded by family on Sun. May 25, 2014. She was born on Mar. 10, 1952 to Mitchell and Sybil Seidler. She is preceded in death by her brother David Seidler. She is survived by her loving husband Chris, her son Max, her daughter Sam, and her best […]
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Frances Hanson, community volunteer

Obituaries May 21, 2014 0 Comments

Frances Hanson, 93, a longtime community volunteer, died May 13 at her home in Chestnut Hill. Mrs. Hanson had been active for many years with Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels and the Rummage Sale at St. Paul’s Church, where she was a member. Raised in Mt. Airy, the daughter of Dr. Sidney Joseph Repplier and […]
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Jane A. Adams-Clarke, genealogist

Obituaries May 21, 2014 0 Comments

Jane Alice Adams-Clarke, 89, formerly of Germantown, a genealogist who was a former president of the Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, died May 3 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at Seacrest Village in Little Egg Harbor, N.J. At the time of her death, Mrs. Adams-Clarke was honorary president of the Genealogical Society, which she had served as […]
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Michael L. Leland, business owner

Obituaries May 14, 2014 0 Comments

Michael Lydell Leland, 73, owner of the former Miss Alex restaurant at Germantown and Mt. Airy avenues in Mt. Airy, died April 7 of complications from lung cancer at his home in Germantown. Mr. Leland operated the restaurant for 15 years until it was closed in 1982. After closing the restaurant, he worked for a […]
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Donald Kawash, teacher and pianist

Obituaries May 14, 2014 0 Comments

Donald Kawash, 71, of East Falls, a history and music teacher at Germantown Friends School and a prize-winning ragtime piano player, died June 27 of acute myeloid leukemia at Lankenau Hospital. Mr. Kawash had taught for more than 35 years at Germantown Friends, where he was highly regarded by his students who frequently asked him […]
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Jean L. Brodey, teacher and public relations professional

Obituaries May 14, 2014 0 Comments

Jean Lisette Brodey, 85, a public relations professional who taught in Temple University’s Journalism Department for more than 25 years, died April 30 at her home in Flourtown. Dr. Brodey retired in 2005 from Temple, where she taught public relations courses and ran the department’s internship program. She also had been an active public relations […]
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Frank W. Salemno, barber and decorated World War II veteran

Obituaries May 7, 2014 8 Comments

by Walter Fox Frank W. Salemno, 91, of Lafayette Hill, a decorated World War II veteran who operated a barber shop in Chestnut Hill for more than 70 years, died April 27 at his daughter’s home in Egg Harbor, N.J., where he had been living for the past 16 months. As an 18-year old, Mr. […]
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Mary Price Lee, author and columnist

Obituaries May 7, 2014 0 Comments

Mary Price “Missy” Lee, 79, the author of 21 career and coping books for preteen and young adult readers and a columnist for the Chestnut Hill Local, died April 27 at her home in Flourtown. Mrs. Lee’s writing career, which spanned more than 40 years, included books encompassing such fields as the restaurant industry, research […]
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Donald A. Scott, corporate lawyer

Obituaries April 30, 2014 0 Comments

Donald A. Scott, 84, of Lafayette Hill, a corporate lawyer, died April 14 at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Mr. Scott retired in 1998 as a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bokius L.L.P., where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance and corporate governance for 41 years. In 1990 he led the legal team for […]
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