Obituaries
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Anthony (Tony) Kroch, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, died of cancer at the age of 75 on April 27 in his home in Mt. AIry. He was attended by his wife, family and … more
George O. Herold of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully at home, in the company of his beloved wife Cara, on April 16, 2021.  George, who was 92, had been battling a series of … more
Clarence Aloysius McGowan, Jr., 85 of Chestnut Hill, died on Tuesday April 6, 2021 due to complications from metastatic melanoma. The eldest of a sister and three brothers, Mr. McGowan was born to … more
“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
Kevin Thomas Flatow, of Westport and Norwalk CT, died unexpectedly at home on March 25, 2021. He was 47 years old.  Kevin grew up in Chestnut Hill and moved to Westport, CT at 14. … 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
Thomas Richard Speranza of Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania died suddenly on February 13, 2021 at the age 76. He was well known in Chestnut Hill, Mount Airy and the surrounding communities as the owner … more
On Monday morning, March 29, 2021, Clarke Van Sant, loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away at the age of 83. Clarke was born on October 5, 1937 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was a … 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
John Charles Golden, Jr. passed away on February 17, 2021. He was born on December 11, 1934 in Bordentown, New Jersey to parents Calesta Platt and John Charles Golden, Sr. During high school, John … more
John (Jack) W. Greenawalt, Jr. 92, passed away on February 4, 2021 at The Hill at Whitemarsh after a short battle with pneumonia. He was born January 10, 1929 in Philadelphia and is predeceased by … more
 Helna K. Babcock, 78, of Jamestown, RI, passed away on January 28, 2021, with her daughters by her side. She was born in Somers Point, NJ, to David H. Kollock III and Marjorie Tams Kollock. … more
 Betty Ann Schmidt, age 85, a resident of Wyncote, PA died on January 20, 2021. Born in Abington, PA, Betty was the daughter of the late Warren Harpster Smith and the late Dorothy Van Nouhuys … 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
Joseph B. Hilferty, 75, of Chestnut Hill, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on January 28th surrounded by his wife and daughters. Mr. Hilferty born and raised in Mt. Airy and … more
 Marilyn Steeg, former resident of Chestnut Hill and volunteer in the area, died on February 1st. She was 86 years old. Marilyn and her husband, Jim Steeg moved to Chestnut Hill in 1981 where … more
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