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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Mary E. Stuhltrager

Death Notices April 30, 2014 0 Comments

Mary E. Stuhltrager (nee Brogan) passed away on April 12, 2014 at the age of 78. Survived by Donald, her beloved husband of 48 years, their son Michael Maynard, Sr. (Robyn) of Austin, TX, grandson Michael Maynard, Jr. (Kathleen) of Port St. Lucie, FL, granddaughters Meredith, Ann and Margaret. A life long resident of Chestnut […]
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Doris Bernheim, women’s health care advocate

Obituaries April 23, 2014 0 Comments

Doris Snyder Bernheim, 89, of Mt. Airy, an advocate for women’s reproductive rights and a leader of health care organizations for women and families, died March 28 of heart failure at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Mrs. Bernheim’s 35-year career included directing Planned Parenthood’s lower Bucks County health center in Bristol, followed by five years as national […]
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John P. Darden, teacher, deacon

Obituaries April 23, 2014 0 Comments

John Paige Darden, 81, of Mt. Airy, a retired mathematics and science teacher, died April 18 of multiple organ failure at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Mr. Darden had taught in the Philadelphia School District for three decades before retiring in the mid-90s. He was also active at the Mt. Zion Baptist of Germantown, where […]
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Carolin Moore

Death Notices April 23, 2014 0 Comments

Carolin “Duffy” Moore, longtime resident of Mt. Airy and active volunteer at the Center For Enrichment in Chestnut Hill, passed away at Keystone House on April 8, 2014 after a valiant battle with breast cancer. She is survived by her mother, Katherine Moore, sisters Brenda Strong and Marybelle Moore, nephews Michael and Bill, cousin Helen, […]
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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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