Saturday, February 28, 2015

Obituaries

Earl Lloyd was a player and coach, an NBA champion and later a Hall of Famer. Within the basketball world, he's something much bigger.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 27, for Eugene Kozik, 90, of Malvern, a retired Air Force colonel, who died Tuesday, Jan. 13, of heart failure at Dunwoody Village.
Earl Lloyd was a player and coach, an NBA champion and later a Hall of Famer. Within the basketball world, he's something much bigger.
Lillie Nelson Wells, 66, of Wenonah, a former Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News production administrative assistant who from 2006 to 2012 headed the Southern New Jersey chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, died of cancer Monday, Feb. 23, at home.
Enid Lynne Shivers, 73, of Germantown, a college teacher, nonviolence trainer, and prolific writer, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, of a heart ailment at Wyndmoor Hills Health Care & Rehab Center.
He was a career Navy man and dedicated church deacon.
When he was 14, Edward W. Kelly Sr. had to end his formal education, finishing eighth grade at a school in Queen Village, because his father had just died.
HIGHLAND, Calif. - Col. Paul L. Green, one of the Tuskegee Airmen - the legendary black pilots who escorted U.S. aircraft during World War II - has died in a Southern California senior care home. He was 91.
EUGENIE CLARK, a world authority on sharks who defied society's expectations about women's roles in science and the much-feared underwater creatures she studied, died Feb. 25 at her home in Sarasota, Florida. She was 92.
She was a leader in the Coalition of 100 Black Women.
Nancie Keenan Martin, 82, of Medford Lakes, a longtime health records consultant who was a medical records director at Cooper University Hospital in the 1950s, died of lung cancer on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the Wilmington home of a son.
She was loved for her compassionate and loving nature.
Bernard Borine, 92, a Cheltenham Township commissioner and a fund-raiser for Jewish causes, died of heart failure Monday, Feb. 23, at his home in Cheltenham.
Robert R. Barney, 86, a longtime resident of Voorhees who was the former owner of Barney's Waste Removal there, died of complications from dementia on Monday, Feb. 16, at Kennedy University Hospital in Stratford.
Bruce Sinofsky, 58, an Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker who gained prominence for his works that shined a spotlight on a murder case in Arkansas, died Saturday at his Montclair, N.J., a spokesman for Hugh M. Moriarty Funeral Home said Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Keough, who steered Coca-Cola through the "cola wars" of the 1980s, died Tuesday in Atlanta, the company said. He was 88.
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Antonio M. Viejo, 92, a Philadelphia merchant who in 1962 fled Cuba hoping for a better life in the United States, died Saturday, Feb. 21, of heart disease at his home.
Charles J. Devlin Jr., 90, of Stone Harbor, N.J., founder of the Camden Tool Co. and later the 3D Tool Co., both in North Camden, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Wesley Manor in Ocean City, N.J.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for football, even if that meant challenging popes, presidents, or legendary football coaches.