Dante Mattioni, trial lawyer

Obituaries | May 29th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Dante Mattioni, 83, of Chestnut Hill, a trial lawyer who operated his own firm in Philadelphia for 45 years, died May 5 of complications from congestive heart failure at the Hospice of Philadelphia-Falls center. Mr. Mattioni founded his firm, Mattioni Ltd., in 1963, specializing in admiralty and maritime law based on his own experience as […]

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Cheryl Irving, teacher

Obituaries | May 29th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Cheryl Irving, 68, an English teacher for nearly three decades at the William Penn Charter School, died suddenly May 21 at her home in Chestnut Hill. Mrs. Irving also was the founder and director of the Writing Center and director of the Multicultural Resource Center at the East Falls school. Earlier she had taught sixth […]

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Stephen Gittelman

Death Notices | May 29th, 2014 | Leave a comment

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 29th, 2014 | Leave a comment

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 21st, 2014 | Leave a comment

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 21st, 2014 | Leave a comment

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 14th, 2014 | Leave a comment

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 14th, 2014 | Leave a comment

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 14th, 2014 | Leave a comment

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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