Elizabeth Brandenburg “Betty” Adair

Death Notices, Uncategorized | April 19th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Elizabeth Brandenburg “Betty” Adair passed away surrounded by her family on April 13 at 85 years old. She was a 60 year resident of Flourtown, adoring wife, mother, and grandmother, and longtime member and volunteer at the Flourtown Presbyterian Church. Full of love, fun, and generosity, Betty was busy everyday cooking for family, leading the […]

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Dolores T. McCarthy

Death Notices | April 13th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Dolores McCarthy (nee Taboga), age 90, of Flourtown, PA passed away peacefully on March 19, 2017 of respiratory and heart failure. Dolores was born and raised in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA, for which she had a life-long affinity. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Elisabeth Taboga. Dolores and her husband Philip (Bud) […]

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Anne Riegel Parrish

Death Notices | April 13th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Anne Riegel Parrish (1923-2017) departed this life on April 5, 2017, at Leeward Manor Fleet Landing, Atlantic Beach, Florida. The young lady who grew up with her sister Betty in the historic “Hourglass House” in Germantown, Philadelphia, lived a full and rewarding life as the beloved wife of Col. Anthony R. Parrish, USAF, and mother […]

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Mary Helen Adler, activist and volunteer

Obituaries | April 13th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Mary Helen Adler, 97, of Chestnut Hill, a longtime Catholic activist who was devoted to promoting social, economic and interracial justice, died April 6 at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Ms. Adler spent her adult life helping others, and even in retirement helped to organize the Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network, a nonprofit organization that assists families […]

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Dr. William Tasman

Death Notices | April 6th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Dr. William Tasman, whom colleagues term “a true patriot of Philadelphia in general and of the Wills Eye Hospital in particular,” was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduated from Haverford College, and received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. In 1956 after an internship at the Philadelphia General Hospital followed by one year […]

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J.R. McAllister Borie, shop owner and volunteer

Obituaries | April 5th, 2017 | Leave a comment

John Rutherford McAllister “Mac” Borie, 86, formerly of Chestnut Hill, a shop owner and former president of the Chestnut Hill Community Association, died March 19 at Cathedral Village in Andorra. Mr. McAllister retired from the Burry Division of the Quaker Oats Company in 1986. That same year, he and his wife, Judy, purchased Soffers, a […]

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Adeline Wachman, teacher and philanthropist

Obituaries | March 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Adeline Wachman, 98, formerly of Chestnut Hill, a teacher and philanthropist, died March 14 of congestive heart failure at the Hill at Whitemarsh in Lafayette Hill, where she had resided for eight years. Mrs. Wachman was the widow of Marvin Wachman, who had been president of Lincoln and Temple universities. Born in Decatur, Mich., she […]

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Gabrielle H. Feldman, artist and illustrator

Obituaries | March 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Gabrielle Hagert Feldman, 91, formerly of Mt. Airy, an artist and illustrator, died March 4 of failure to thrive at a senior residence in Bridgman, Mich., where she had been living for the past year. A wide-ranging artist, Mrs. Feldman demonstrated her skills in drawing, landscape, still life, portraiture and narrative painting. Her artwork was […]

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George J. Biles

Death Notices | March 23rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

George J. Biles, 75, of Downingtown, PA, formerly of Flourtown, PA, died Thursday, March 9 at his home. Survived by his wife Dana Biles, his three children, Nicholas Biles (Tricia), Tamzin Biles Smith (Mark), Zachary Biles (Jill), four grandchildren, and his former wife Karen Ashley. A remembrance service will be held Saturday, March 25 at […]

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