Howard Lesnick, law professor

Death Notices | May 1st, 2020 | Leave a comment

Howard Lesnick, long-time Chestnut Hill resident and the Jefferson B. Fordham Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania Law School died on Sunday, April 19, 2020, in hospice care after a brief illness at Foulkeways in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania. Howard Lesnick was born into a Jewish family in New York City in 1931, the […]

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John Charles Diaz

Death Notices | April 17th, 2020 | Leave a comment

July 20, 1937 – April 3, 2020 John Diaz (big JD, dad, papa, baba, mydada, BFD), 82, of Germantown, PA succumbed to the coronavirus on April 3, 2020.  John was born in NYC and grew up in Washington Heights, Manhattan with his mother, Evelyn Harriet Arfsten.  His father, Carlos Jose Diaz, who emigrated from Guatemala […]

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Lees, Margaret A. (March 29, 2020)

Death Notices | April 17th, 2020 | Leave a comment

A retired schoolteacher of 43 years with the Springfield School District.  Margaret was a graduate of Abington Friends School, Arcadia University and received her master’s degree from Temple University.  Loving sister of M. Joyce Lees.  Funeral services were private.  Memorial contributions in Margaret’s name may be made to an animal rescue of your choice.

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David Segal, 81

Death Notices | March 27th, 2020 | Leave a comment

Lifelong Philadelphia resident David Segal, died at the Cathedral Village senior living community in Roxborough, Philadelphia on March 12, 2020. Born July 16, 1937 , David grew up in the Grays Ferry neighborhood and was a resident of Chestnut Hill since 1991.  He attended Central High School, 203rd class, Temple University and the Graduate School […]

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Barbara Nancy Dean Youngblood

Death Notices | March 18th, 2020 | Leave a comment

Barbara, a life-long resident of Germantown and Mount Airy, passed away peacefully after a vibrant and hustle-filled life.  Preceded by husband, Robert Barry, and son Robert junior, she leaves greatly grieved daughters Susan, Sharon, Sandra and Nancy, and son D Alex.  Family includes six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A graduate of Henry H Houston […]

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Barbara Ann Weaver

Death Notices | March 18th, 2020 | Leave a comment

Barbara Ann Weaver, aged 82, passed away on December 6t, 2019, at Cornwall Manor in Cornwall, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents Helen and Harold Fidler, and her brother, Donald Fidler. She is survived by her husband James Weaver, and son Philip Weaver, and daughter Sarah Weaver (Martha Hardy), and her sister […]

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Preston P. “Pete” Test

Death Notices | February 13th, 2020 | Leave a comment

After a long and courageous battle with CNS Lymphoma, Preston P. “Pete” Test, 58, of Negley, Ohio, formerly of Chestnut Hill, died on February 9, 2020, surrounded by his family.    Born May 8, 1961, Pete was the son of Geneva P. Test and Alfred L. Test Jr. of Blue Bell, PA. He leaves behind his […]

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Robertson Buell Tucker

Death Notices | February 13th, 2020 | Leave a comment

Robertson Buell Tucker, MD, 52, of Philadelphia, PA and formerly of Newport, RI, passed away unexpectedly on November 10, 2019. Born in Philadelphia to Martha Metzger Tucker and the late Dr. Samuel Hopper Tucker, he attended Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia, PA, the New School (now Pennfield School), Middletown, RI and the Eaglebrook School, Deerfield, MA. […]

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JoAnne Costanza Woodruff

Death Notices | February 13th, 2020 | Leave a comment

JoAnne Costanza Woodruff was born on February 8, 1937 in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. JoAnne was born into a close-knit Italian family, surrounded by siblings, aunts and uncles, and grandparents. Growing up, JoAnne was very involved with her niece and nephew, which reinforced her love of family and children. After graduation from Germantown […]

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Thomas J. Staroba

Death Notices | January 23rd, 2020 | Leave a comment

It is with great sorrow that we share the passing of beloved Thomas J. Staroba, age 54, of Erdenheim, PA, on January 15, 2020. Son of Thomas Staroba, Sr. and Nancy Sloan Staroba. Father to Holly Christina and Amanda Hope Staroba, brother to Josef Staroba, Becky Staroba Niebruegge, and Sarah Staroba Adkins. Former husband of […]

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