Penny Chenery, 95, who bred and raced the 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat as well as realizing her ailing father's dream to win the Kentucky Derby in 1972 with Riva Ridge, died Saturday at her Boulder, Colo., home after complications from a stroke.
Bonnie Angelo, 93, a Time magazine reporter who covered the White House, Britain, and wrote a well-received book about the impact of presidential mothers on their sons, died Sunday at a nursing home in Bethesda, Md.
Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, 88, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in the nation, has died, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
J.P. Donleavy, 91, an Irish American novelist whose 1955 debut, The Ginger Man, was rejected by 45 publishers for its scabrous, sexually explicit content but eventually sold more than 45 million copies and came to be regarded as a modern classic, died Sept. 11 at a hospital near his home in Ireland....
Hazel Yates Gray, 99, mother of the late Rep. William H. Gray III, who was the country's top-ranking African American elected official while serving in the House, died Friday, July 17, of heart failure at a care facility in Coral Gables, Fla.
Irwin A. Rose, 88, an eminent biochemist at Fox Chase Cancer Center who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry for codiscovering how cells break down unwanted proteins, died in his sleep Monday night at his son's home in Deerfield, Mass.
Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III died Saturday after battling brain cancer for several years.
If you worked at or patronized a nightclub in Center City during the last 25 years, chances are good that Clark Maloney had a role in your experience.
Pennsylvania's new governor pitched the state to the energy industry Tuesday morning during a conference at the Convention Center.
"We should be fertile ground for you to come and do your business," Gov. Wolf said in a speech at Globalcon, an event for the energy industry hosted by the Association...
Douglas Culbreth, 73, of Upper Roxborough, a retired Philadelphia police detective who investigated the 1981 fatal shooting of Officer Daniel Faulkner by Mumia Abu-Jamal and remained a firm believer in Abu-Jamal's guilt, died Friday, Dec. 26.
George L. Schrufer, 72, a firefighter who survived one of the worst blazes in Philadelphia history, died Thursday, Dec. 18, at his home in Bridesburg. He had suffered numerous health issues since being injured in the massive Gulf Oil refinery fire in 1975.
Shivah will be observed this weekend for Philip J. Kendall, 85, a former publishing company owner who died Wednesday, Dec. 17, in Florida.
A former Philadelphia publishing company owner and his companion were struck and killed by a car Wednesday night while crossing the street near their new home in Deerfield Beach, Fla.
Ronald R. Thoma, 78, of Churchville, a retired packaging company executive and former tavern owner, died Tuesday, March 19, of respiratory failure at home.