Tom's Lunch, which stood across from the Budd Co. factory in Nicetown, had a family history touching two families.
Managing cargo for United Airlines at Philadelphia International Airport involved significant responsibilities for Joseph S. McCaughey. It meant dealing with "security procedures for cargo long before 9/11," a son, Michael, said Tuesday.
Frederick Doyle, 93, a photographic mapping specialist whose work included space photography for NASA, photo reconnaissance from spy satellites, and high-resolution photos of Earth's surface from outer space, died April 17 at his home in McLean, Va. He had congestive heart failure, said his daughter Margaret Grant.
Bernard Waber, 91, the author of such children's books as The House on East 88th Street and Lyle, Lyle Crocodile, died May 16 at his Long Island, N.Y., home after a long illness, the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt said Monday.
A proud father of eight, he died watching a grandson play Little League baseball.
Ray Manzarek, 74, the keyboardist and founding member of the Doors, who had a dramatic impact on rock and roll, died Monday.
Kurt W. Klein, 51, of Springfield, Delaware County, a claims adjuster and former director for the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Youth Organization Athletic Program, died Wednesday, May 15, at home of complications from sarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease.
William Williams Keen Butcher, 97, of Chestnut Hill, CEO of the former Philadelphia brokerage firm Butcher & Singer and former chair of the Committee of Seventy public watchdog group, died at home Wednesday, May 15.
He was always active, never liking to sit still, until the crippling disease stopped him.
Beverly B. Brownstein, 75, of Bala Cynwyd, who helped her husband build an ad agency and later ran her own businesses, died Monday, May 13, at home after battling breast cancer for several years.
Edward Bogosian, 82, longtime owner of the Camera Shop of Bryn Mawr, died Saturday, May 11, of bone cancer at his home in Villanova.
Milton N. Kitei, 94, a retired family physician, died Friday, May 17, of heart failure at his home in Lafayette Hill.
Charles Siegel, 89, of Bryn Mawr, a decorated World War II pilot and merchandiser for 32 years with the former John Wanamaker department-store chain, died Thursday, May 16, of advanced age at his home.
Edward J. Nolen, 80, of Cape May, a longtime accountant for the University of Pennsylvania, died of kidney failure on Wednesday, May 15, at St. Joseph Villa, a nursing-care facility in Flourtown.
Connie Williams, 72, a community activist who worked with children and police to keep her East Camden neighborhood safe, died early Saturday, May 18, of lung cancer.
Activist Cynthia Brown, 60, one of the guiding forces at the international advocacy group Human Rights Watch, died last Sunday in Manhattan after fighting cancer.
Arthur Henshey Moss, 82, of Wayne, who practiced law in Philadelphia for 40 years, died Thursday, May 9, of complications from pneumonia at his home.
Angelo J. Errichetti, 84, a former Camden mayor and state senator who was South Jersey's premier Democratic power broker in the decade before his 1981 bribery conviction in the Abscam scandal, has died after a long illness. He had been living in Ventnor, N.J.
James M. Smith Jr. was not just a good quarterback. He was a championship quarterback at Collingswood High School and a record-setting quarterback at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, his son Andrew, a lawyer for players on the Eagles, said Thursday.
A man of many opinions, he wrote his thoughts and ideas in a journal he hoped would make a book.
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WARSAW, Poland - Boruch Spiegel, 93, one of the last remaining survivors of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising by poorly armed Jewish insurgents against the powerful Nazi German force that occupied Poland, has died.
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