Tuesday, December 1, 2015


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Ruth Ann McCann Beeghley, 93, of Lafayette Hill, a legal secretary, died Friday, Nov. 13, of congestive heart failure in the hospice...
William J. Hammer, 71, formerly of Lower Gwynedd, a cardiologist, medical staff leader, and educator, died Sunday, Nov. 15, of heart...
Sister Claudia Cunningham, 88, a teacher and social-service volunteer, died Thursday, Nov. 19, of cardiopulmonary failure at Assisi...
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Olene Smith Walker, 85, Utah's only female governor, has died.
Setsuko Hara, 95, a Japanese actress who achieved international stardom and critical acclaim after World War II through her collaborations with directors such as Akira Kurosawa and Yasujiro Ozu, only to vanish, Garbo-like, from public life more than half a century ago, died Sept. 5. She had pneumonia, according to Japanese media.
John A. Knauss, 90, a former administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration whose work is credited with highlighting the fragility of the world's oceans, has died.
James C. McKay, 98, a Washington trial lawyer who as independent counsel investigated alleged influence-peddling in the Reagan administration in the 1980s, died Monday at his home in Chevy Chase, Md.
She was a devoted Philadelphia baseball fan.
Sally Narrigan, 93, formerly of Wynnewood, a mother and world traveler, died Thursday, Nov. 12, of cancer at Beaumont at Bryn Mawr.
Elizabeth Summers Cary, 92, of Germantown and North Chatham, Mass., a teacher and longtime Quaker, died Thursday, Nov. 12, of congestive heart failure at Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley.
Douglass C. North, 95, a St. Louis economist who was a co-recipient of the 1993 Nobel Prize in economic sciences, died Monday at his summer home in Benzonia, Mich.
Carol Buch, 54, a managing director at BMO Capital Markets who for more than two decades specialized in leveraged finance at the Bank of Montreal unit and other lenders, has died after a long illness.
David Canary, 77, a longtime soap opera actor best known for his role as twin brothers on All My Children, died Nov. 16 at his home in Wilton, Conn.
Joseph J. McGrane Jr.'s life interest was set early, when he visited his father on his farm in Concordville, Delaware County.
He thought of his performances as religious ministries.
Richard Russell, 91, who shared his technical analysis on investing with subscribers through the influential Dow Theory Letters since 1958, has died.
Kenneth R. Rocks Sr., 65, an Army paratrooper and Philadelphia city patrolman who rose to become a vice president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, died Saturday, Nov. 21, of lung cancer at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
Ida Newman, 101, of Philadelphia, a mother whose loss of her only child kindled a philanthropic journey to benefit children, students, doctors, musicians, artists, and uninsured women, died Sunday, Nov. 22.
She had a keen fashion sense and traveled the world.
Mildred A. Deacon, 91, of Westampton, who retired in 1993 as chief clerk for what is now the Burlington County Department of Finance and Administration, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, at a family residence in Springfield Township.
Adele Morales Mailer, 90, an actress and artist who studied under Lee Strasberg and Hans Hoffman, but found unwanted fame in 1960 when she was stabbed by her then-husband, the writer Norman Mailer, died Sunday of pneumonia in New York City.