Kenneth W. Greene Sr., firefighter

Obituaries | September 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

  Lt. Kenneth W. Greene Sr., 60, of Mt. Airy, a Philadelphia firefighter who worked at Engine Co. 37 in Chestnut Hill, died Sept. 14 at Einstein Hospital, where he was taken after becoming ill while on duty Sept. 3. Lt. Greene, a 23-year veteran of the Fire Department, had been assigned to Engine 37 […]

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Francis C. Barbieri Jr., lawyer and community volunteer

Obituaries | September 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Francis C. Barbieri Jr., 73, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, died Sept. 17 of cancer at his home in Chestnut Hill. Until his retirement in 2011, Mr. had served as director of weapons prosecution for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia. Earlier in his career he had worked for […]

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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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