Michael D. Peterson, investment management consultant

Obituaries | August 8th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Michael Downes Peterson, 52, of Chestnut Hill, an investment management consultant, died July 22 of brain cancer at Keystone Hospice in Wyndmoor. Prior to his illness, Mr. Peterson had been executive vice president at Pzena Investment Management in New York. Earlier he had been an associate consultant at McKinney and Co., in New York, and […]

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Robert N. Reifsnyder, physical therapist

Obituaries | August 2nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

Robert Navarre Reifsnyder, 88, formerly of Mt. Airy, a physical therapist, died July 6 at Foulkeways in Gwynedd, where he had been a resident since 2004. Mr. Reifsnyder retired in1996 as a physical therapist at Moss Rehabilitation Hospital. Earlier he had been a physical therapist at Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center.. Mr. […]

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Roslyn S. Tate, Chamber of Commerce executive

Obituaries | July 26th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Roslyn Steinbach Tate, 79, of Lafayette Hill, formerly of Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill, a retired Chamber of Commerce executive, died July 10 of an infection at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Tate, who retired as vice president of events for the chamber in 2008, had held a variety of positions at […]

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Patricia Bradley, Springside Academy librarian

Obituaries | June 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Patricia Pray Bradley, 97, died peacefully on June 8, 2017 at the North Hill Senior Living Community in Needham, Massachusetts. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Robert H. Bradley, Jr. They were married for 63 years. Born in Boston in 1919, Bradley was the daughter of Thornton C. Pray and Virginia C. […]

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Peter Javsicas, transportation activist

Obituaries | June 29th, 2017 | 1 Comment

Activist and community organizer John Peter Javsicas, 76, of Mt. Airy, died June 13 at Hahnemann Hospital after being struck by an out-of-control van that jumped a curb in Center City Philadelphia. Javsicas was born in Queens, New York, to anarchist author Gabriel Javsicas and Erma (Rockhill) Javsicas. He graduated from Friends Academy in Locust […]

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Samuel M. Freeman II, auction house chair

Obituaries | June 21st, 2017 | Leave a comment

Samuel M. “Beau” Freeman, 80, chairman of Freeman’s Auction, died June 15 at his home in Chestnut Hill. Mr. Freeman, who represented the sixth generation of the Freeman’s family, had been a staple of the auction house since 1958 and was involved in all aspects of the business – from sweeping floors, to appraising Philadelphia […]

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Albert H. Erlick, journalist, teacher and actor

Obituaries | June 21st, 2017 | Leave a comment

Albert H. Erlick, 88, formerly of Mt. Airy, a journalist, teacher and actor, died May 24 at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he had been living for the past two years. Mr. Erlick retired in 1994 as editor of the Jewish Exponent, a publication he had served for 24 years. During his […]

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