Obituaries
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“Polly” Myer, 93, of Chestnut Hill, died at home surrounded by family on April 22. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, class of ‘48, and Mount St. Joseph Academy … more
Harry “Kenny” Milner, a resident of Wyndmoor, died March 6, 2021, two months before his 101st Birthday.  Kenny was born May 6, 1920, in Philadelphia, to Caroline and Charles Milner. … more
It is hard to know what to mention first about Frank Stephens Jr., a Mt. Airy resident for 49 years  — his award-winning art, the fact that he was the first Black manager at the … more
James, “Jim” Mark Shea, a former vice president of university relations an emeritus professor of communications at Temple University died at his home at Cathedral Village in Philadelphia … more
In Gene Bishop's desk is a stack of index cards — the kind doctors would fill out, one for each patient, in the hand-scribed days before electronic medical records. The cards date to the 1970s, … more
Arnold Lee Greenberg, 82, died in Penobscot, Maine, on March 5, after a struggle with prostate cancer. Born April 25, 1938 in Chester, Pennsylvania and raised in Philadelphia, Greenberg had a rich, … more
Elda Davis, who lived in Mt. Airy for 35 years and then Chestnut Hill for 18 years after her family survived the Nazi destruction of her home town in central Europe during World War II, died Feb. 3 … more
Elizabeth Marvin Cecil (Betty),84, died peacefully on December 4th, 2020 at The Hill at Whitemarsh in Lafayette Hill, PA. The cause of death was multiple myeloma. She is survived by her two daughters … more
Julia Vieland, pianist and teacher, died peacefully at Cathedral Village in Roxborough on February 3, 2021. Julia devoted more than 75 of her 96 years to sharing the joy of making music through her … more
Barbara Ann Ruth, a former Chestnut Hill resident, died peacefully at her home in Philadelphia, Jan. 20 at the age of 81. Barbara blazed her own trail in life. While her family was well known for … more
On May 29, 2019, Mayor Kenney and the city-sponsored a luncheon in the ballroom at Sugar House Casino to honor the city's centenarians. One of the honorees was Russell A. Harvey, a lifelong Northwest … more
Ruth R. Russell, a longtime Local editor and Chestnut Hill resident, died on Jan 2. She was 87. Russell was a life-long Philadelphian. She was born in Olney to William and Doris Rummler. William … more
Carole Sivin, a long-time Hill resident, artist and professor died on Dec. 30 at the age of 84. more
 Nancy Lang Boyer, oil and pastel painter, passed peacefully at the age of 94 on December 17 at home in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, where she lived during the past four years, across the street … more
George von Scheven, 83, a former Chestnut Hill resident, died December 4, in San Francisco, CA.  His family was at his side. Mr. von Scheven was born in 1937, in Frankfurt am Mein, Hessen, … more
Bernice Bricklin, a political activist and attorney, died at Cathedral Village in Roxborough on Dec. 19 from complications of COVID-19. She was 93. Bricklin was born on August 4, 1927 in … more
On the morning of Nov. 12, 2020, Joan Hobson Smyth passed away peacefully in Green Cove Springs, FL after a long struggle with Alzheimers.  more
JAMES J.P., age 75, on November 30 ,2020 of Erdenheim formerly of Chestnut Hill. Beloved husband of the late Rosemary (nee Kelly), much loved father to James “Jamie” and Katie; devoted grandfather to Evie. more
George L. Popky, M.D., longtime resident of Chestnut Hill, passed away quietly at his home on December 5, 2020 surrounded by his family.  Born on June 2, 1934 to Freda and Herman Popky, George … more
On December 6, 2020, of Ft. Washington, age 85. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth “Bettie” Coutts (nee Burns). Devoted father of Andrew, Robert, Elizabeth, John, Edward, Linda, … more
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