Maryalice Jones May, teacher

Obituaries | April 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Maryalice Jones May, 61, an elementary school teacher, died April 13 at her home in Chestnut Hill. Ms. Jones was the daughter of the late Marie Reinhart Jones, a former editor of the Chestnut Hill Local, and the late Charles N. Jones Jr. Ms. Jones taught for seven years in England. Returning to the United […]

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Robert P. Fulton, lawyer

Obituaries | April 12th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Robert P. Fulton, 65, of Glenside, a lawyer who prosecuted the cases of lawyers who had been charged with misconduct or ethical violations, died March 31 of cancer at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health. Mr. Fulton served for 15 years in the Philadelphia office of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Disciplinary Board, where such cases are heard […]

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Beatrice S. Moore, teacher

Obituaries | April 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Beatrice S. Moore, 96. an English teacher in the Philadelphia public schools for three decades, died March 22 of dementia at the Terrace at Chestnut Hill-Meridian Senior Living. In the course of her career, Dr. Moore taught English at Shoemaker Junior High School, Lincoln High School, Gratz High School and Northeast High School. She had […]

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Marguerite E. Ferrino, volunteer

Obituaries | April 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Marguerite E. “Margie” Ferrino, 65, of Wyndmoor, a longtime community volunteer, died March 25 at Abington Hospital. Ms. Ferrino had been a volunteer at Chestnut Hill Hospital for 40 years and provided pet care to many families in the area. She spent summers in Ocean City and volunteered with the beach patrol. Ms. Ferrino talked […]

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Oliver C. Biddle, lawyer and author

Obituaries | March 29th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Oliver Caldwell Biddle, 96, formerly of Chestnut Hill, a lawyer and author who was a member of the prominent Philadelphia Biddle family, died March 21 at The Hill at Whitemarsh. Mr. Biddle had a long and successful career as both a civil and criminal trial lawyer, first at Cravath, Swaine and Moore, in New York […]

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Phyllys Fleming, community leader

Obituaries | March 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

Phyllys Fleming, 89, of Chestnut Hill, formerly of Blue Bell and Lafayette Hill, a longtime community leader and volunteer died March 12 at The Hill at Whitemarsh, where she had been a resident since 2007. Mrs. Fleming had served on the board of many Philadelphia nonprofit institutions. She had been a board member of the […]

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Adrienne Sachs, volunteer

Obituaries | March 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Adrienne Glock Sachs, 90, of Chestnut Hill, a community volunteer, died Feb. 13 at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Mrs. Sachs, known to many as “A,” had been a volunteer for many years at the Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm in Germantown. Until retiring in 2010, she had been a member of the administrative staff at […]

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David A. Hale, professor of theater

Obituaries | February 22nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

David A. Hale, 81, a retired professor of theater at Temple University, died Feb. 13, of a coronary event at his home in Chestnut Hill. Until his retirement in 1998, Mr. Hale had served as chair of the Theater Department, director of theater, and technical director and lighting designer at Temple’s theater in a 30-year […]

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Alan G. Levy, architect and teacher

Obituaries | February 15th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Alan G. Levy, formerly of West Mt. Airy, an architect and a professor of architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, died Jan 24 of congestive heart failure at Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line in Media. Mr. Levy was a partner with Adele Naudé Santos in the firm of Santos Levy & Associates, whose projects included […]

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Peter L. Buttenwieser, educator and fundraiser

Obituaries | February 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Peter Lehman Buttenwieser, 82, an educational consultant and a major fundraiser for progressive causes, died Feb. 4 of acute myeloid leukemia at his home in Chestnut Hill. Mr. Buttenwieser served for nearly 25 years as an educational consultant working with foundations to deal with the problems faced by poor and minority children in public schools […]

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