Nathanael B. Groton, Jr.

Death Notices | July 23rd, 2014 | Leave a comment

Nathanael B. Groton, Jr. (97) of Wyndmoor, PA, died peacefully in Chestnut Hill Hospital on July 14, 2014, from complications of pneumonia. A graduate of Germantown Academy and Harvard University, he worked in the scheduling department of United Air Lines for 43 years and served in the Army Air Corps during WW II. He and […]

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Henry Merritt Irwin

Death Notices | July 23rd, 2014 | Leave a comment

Henry Merritt Irwin, of Westwood, MA, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, died peacefully on July 10th. He was born in Philadelphia on July 16, 1925 to Keturah and Robert F. Irwin Jr. He was the youngest of their six children. He graduated from Germantown Academy in 1943 and from Princeton University in 1949 as a member […]

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Shellie Seltzer, teacher

Obituaries | July 16th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Shellie Seltzer, 64, of Chestnut Hill, a teacher at Germantown Academy, died June 24 at Einsten Medical Center. Until her retirement in 2008, Mrs. Seltzer had worked at the school for 25 years, most of the time as a pre-kindergarten teacher. She was widely acknowledged as one of GA’s best teachers – a caring and […]

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Francis Ballard, lawyer and community leader

Obituaries | July 2nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

Francis Ballard, 88, formerly of Fort Washington and Wyndmoor, a lawyer with Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia, a national firm cofounded by his grandfather, died June 20 of pulmonary fibrosis at Cathedral Village, where he had resided for the past 10 years. Mr. Ballard retired in 1990 after spending 41 years at the firm, specializing in […]

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John N. Childs Jr., business owner

Obituaries | July 2nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

John Norris “Jack” Childs, 91, formerly of Mt. Airy and Wyndmoor, owner of a heavy industrial metal cleaning and maintenance firm, died June 11 of dementia at the Falls Center Hospice of Philadelphia. He had been a resident of Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley in Germantown for the past nine years. Mr. Childs was the […]

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Jane Hangen Minoff

Death Notices | July 2nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

Jane Hangen Minoff, 62, of Lansdale, passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014 in Einstein Medical Center (Montgomery) after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Richard T. Minoff for 36 years, and totally devoted and loving mother to her son, Gregory A. Minoff and daughter-in-law Bonnie M. and as Oma to her […]

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B. Gould Donahue, marketing and sales executive

Obituaries | June 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Benjamin Gould Donahue, formerly of Wyndmoor, a retired marketing and sales executive, died June 14 of pneumonia at Chestnut Hill Hospital. He had been living at Springfield Residence. Mr. Donahue has spent most of his professional life in marketing, sales, advertising and market research at Burlington Industries and H.K. Porter and, more recently, at Shihadeh […]

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Richard A. Baker, physician

Obituaries | June 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Richard A. Baker, 84, of Mt. Airy, a physician and a retired professor at Jefferson Medical College and Hahnemann University, died June 11 of lung cancer at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Dr. Baker, a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology, had helped direct those departments at Jefferson and Hahnemann. At Hahnemann, he was presented with the Teacher […]

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Paul Lewis, counselor

Obituaries | June 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Paul Lewis, 86, of Wyndmoor, a counselor at Community College of Philadelphia for 36 years, died June 5 of complications from dementia at Gwynedd Square Nursing Center. Mr. Lewis, who retired from Community College in 2004, had been head of the counseling department for part of his tenure and was involved in college placement, assisting […]

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Margaret Stewart Dougherty

Death Notices | June 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Margaret Stewart Dougherty died on June 5 of natural causes. She was 97 years old. Born in Chestnut Hill to Henry B. and Margaret Magee Stewart, Margaret attended Ravenhill Academy and later studied under Maria Montessori in London. She returned to Chestnut Hill and married Norbert Dougherty, a Penn grad from Philadelphia. They raised five […]

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