William A. Swain, printer

Obituaries | September 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

William A. Swain, 88, of Germantown, the first African American in Philadelphia to become a member of the printer’s union, died Sept. 6 of an aortic aneurysm at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse. Mr. Swain operated a printing and accounting business at 6228 Germantown Ave. from 1977 until shortly before his death. He was granted the […]

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Randolph Tartaglio, jeweler

Obituaries | September 14th, 2017 | Leave a comment

  Randolph Tartagio, 54, a jeweler in Chestnut Hill for 17 years, died Aug. 4 of injuries he suffered in a fall in Cape Coral, Fla., where he had been living for the past two years. Mr. Tartaglio had operated Randolph’s Fine Jewelry since 1997 at 7902 Germantown Ave. He sold the business in 2014 […]

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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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