Robert Mitchell Thomas, 91, of Philadelphia, a decorated World War II veteran and public relations specialist in the area for many years, died Tuesday, March 11, at the Bryn Mawr Extended Care Center.
LOS ANGELES - David Brenner, 78, the gangly, toothy 1970s Tonight Show favorite whose brand of observational comedy became a staple for other stand-up comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld and Paul Reiser, died Saturday, March 15, of cancer.
Alan E. Lott, 67, a legendary music promoter who began his career in the Philadelphia record business, died from a heart attack Wednesday, March 5, in Pasadena, Calif.
Leonard Bogdanoff, 83, of Elkins Park, a violist with the Philadelphia Orchestra for a half-century, died Friday, March 15, at his home.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 22, for retired psychiatrist Arthur C. Huntley, 83, formerly of Radnor, who died Sunday, Feb. 23, at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
James F. Burke Jr., 73, of Jenkintown, former director of nephrology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, died Monday, March 10, of pneumonia at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown.
It wasn't only Bible literature that interested Frederick H. Kreckmann Jr. as a Sunday school teacher at Audubon United Methodist Church in Camden County.
Bill Price, 72, a longtime Inquirer reporter, died Wednesday, March 5, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at a hospital in Clermont, Fla., his wife said.
Despite the big titles he held and the grand awards he won, Temple University law professor Edward Ohlbaum was at heart a trial lawyer and teacher, equally comfortable in front of a jury or a classroom.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - He was the institutional memory for the movies at The Associated Press and a passage for the world to a Hollywood both longed for and long gone.
Robert M. Weintraub, 76, of Gwynedd Valley, a tropical-fish expert whose marketing ability made it fun to shop for the colorful creatures at his aquarium supercenter, died of pneumonia Monday, March 3, at Chestnut Hill Hospital.
Barbara Smith Johnston, 81, of Cherry Hill, a social worker for Ancora Psychiatric Hospital in Hammonton, N.J., and the Merchantville School District, died of complications from a stroke Thursday, March 6, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden.
Charles Lee McNew, 62, of Lower Gwynedd, an executive for a software company, died of a heart attack Wednesday, March 5, while vacationing in the Cayman Islands.
He was the schools first African-American tenured professor.
Charles S. Kress, 92, a native Philadelphian who went on to play major league baseball, died Tuesday, March 4, of heart failure at a nursing home in Colville, Wash.
Melba Hernandez, 92, one of two women who helped Fidel Castro launch his revolutionary battle with a failed 1953 attack on a barracks and who was later...
When Abel P. Turnier was completing his studies in pathology at the University of Vermont in the early 1950s, a Turkish colleague there suggested that he visit her in Istanbul.
Before his 2005 move to Charlottesville, Va., where he died Monday, Feb. 3, at age 90, University of Pennsylvania professor Thomas P. Hughes was a familiar presence in Chestnut Hill.
A skilled pool player, he went as far as Las Vegas for tournaments.
Joseph L. Messa Sr., 89, a lawyer, a real estate broker, and for 50 years the leader of the 59th Ward in Philadelphia, died Sunday, March 9, of heart failure at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Philip G. Damm Sr., 92, of Ambler, a community volunteer and former plant engineer for Merck & Co., died Saturday, March 8, of a heart ailment at Abington Memorial Hospital.
DICK CLARK was trying to be cool. He was greeting fans of his "American Bandstand" at the Marriott's Kona Kai when this little black guy pushed his...
Blaine Alison Steinberg, 20, of Wynnewood, an accomplished athlete whose positive attitude and openness inspired those who knew her, died Friday, March 7, of a heart attack in Hanover, N.H.
Sister Mary George O'Reilly, 95, a former president of Rosemont College whose dedication to the school spanned 60 years, died Monday, March 10, of heart failure at Holy Child Center, Rosemont.
Mary Bonhage McGovern, 95, of Gloucester City, a secretary at St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia in the 1970s and 1980s, died on Sunday, March 9, at the Deptford home of a relative.
When Florence Goldman Fisch worked as a Burlington County deputy surrogate from 1981 to 1993, "it was cake every day," her daughter, Susan Kaplan, said.
She worked with African-American entrepreneurs and churches.
LONDON (AP) - British transit union leader Bob Crow - a hero to many of his members but a scourge to London commuters - has died at the age of 52.
He once got Wilt Chamberlain so angry that the player shoved him into a locker.
Irving Epstein, 82, of Moorestown, a family practice physician, died of pneumonia on Thursday, March 6, at Virtua Memorial in Mount Holly.
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Dorothy Reed Schone, 84, of Gloucester City, a former illustrator for technical publications, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Monday, March 10, at the Voorhees Center of Genesis Healthcare.
He used current events and his Philadelphia experiences in his routines.
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