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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Ellen S. Manning, advertising manager and volunteer

Obituaries | June 14th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Ellen Swoyer Manning, 67, formerly of Flourtown, advertising manager at the Chestnut Hill Local during the late  1990s, died April 16 of esophageal cancer at Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth Hospital. She had been living in Alvarado, Texas, for the past three years. Ms. Manning oversaw display advertising sales at the Local from 1996 to […]

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Ahmeenah Young, Convention Center president

Obituaries | June 6th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Ahmeenah Young, 69, a former president of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, died of cancer June 2 at her home in West Mt. Airy. Ms. Young was the first African American and the first female president and chief executive officer of the Convention Center, serving from September 2008 to December 2013 when the center was placed […]

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Morris A. Stout III, sales agent and volunteer

Obituaries | June 1st, 2017 | Leave a comment

 Morris Albert Stout III, 95, formerly of Chestnut Hill, a retired real estate agent and a longtime community volunteer, died May 28 at Chestnut Hill Hospital. He had been living at Cathedral Village in Andorra for the past l5 years. Mr. Stout had been a residential real estate agent for the Century 21 Gerhard Co. […]

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Edith H. Glassman, community volunteer

Obituaries | May 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

  Edith H. Glassman, 93, formerly of Erdenheim, a longtime community volunteer, died May 8 at Temple University Hospital. She had been living for the past eight years at Cathedral Village in the Andorra section of Philadelphia. Mrs. Glassman had been a volunteer for many years at the Bird in Hand consignment shop in Chestnut […]

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