Obituaries
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It is hard to know what to mention first about Frank Stephens Jr., a Mt. Airy resident for 49 years  — his award-winning art, the fact that he was the first Black manager at the … more
James, “Jim” Mark Shea, a former vice president of university relations an emeritus professor of communications at Temple University died at his home at Cathedral Village in Philadelphia … more
In Gene Bishop's desk is a stack of index cards — the kind doctors would fill out, one for each patient, in the hand-scribed days before electronic medical records. The cards date to the 1970s, … more
Arnold Lee Greenberg, 82, died in Penobscot, Maine, on March 5, after a struggle with prostate cancer. Born April 25, 1938 in Chester, Pennsylvania and raised in Philadelphia, Greenberg had a rich, … more
Elda Davis, who lived in Mt. Airy for 35 years and then Chestnut Hill for 18 years after her family survived the Nazi destruction of her home town in central Europe during World War II, died Feb. 3 … more
John Charles Golden, Jr. passed away on February 17, 2021. He was born on December 11, 1934 in Bordentown, New Jersey to parents Calesta Platt and John Charles Golden, Sr. During high school, John … more
John (Jack) W. Greenawalt, Jr. 92, passed away on February 4, 2021 at The Hill at Whitemarsh after a short battle with pneumonia. He was born January 10, 1929 in Philadelphia and is predeceased by … more
 Helna K. Babcock, 78, of Jamestown, RI, passed away on January 28, 2021, with her daughters by her side. She was born in Somers Point, NJ, to David H. Kollock III and Marjorie Tams Kollock. … more
 Betty Ann Schmidt, age 85, a resident of Wyncote, PA died on January 20, 2021. Born in Abington, PA, Betty was the daughter of the late Warren Harpster Smith and the late Dorothy Van Nouhuys … more
Elizabeth Marvin Cecil (Betty),84, died peacefully on December 4th, 2020 at The Hill at Whitemarsh in Lafayette Hill, PA. The cause of death was multiple myeloma. She is survived by her two daughters … more
Joseph B. Hilferty, 75, of Chestnut Hill, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on January 28th surrounded by his wife and daughters. Mr. Hilferty born and raised in Mt. Airy and … more
 Marilyn Steeg, former resident of Chestnut Hill and volunteer in the area, died on February 1st. She was 86 years old. Marilyn and her husband, Jim Steeg moved to Chestnut Hill in 1981 where … more
  Lucinda Sandford Landreth of the Society Hill section of Philadelphia age 73 died on January 31, 2021 from complications instigated by her three-and-a-half-year struggle with Pancreatic … more
Julia Vieland, pianist and teacher, died peacefully at Cathedral Village in Roxborough on February 3, 2021. Julia devoted more than 75 of her 96 years to sharing the joy of making music through her … more
Barbara Ann Ruth, a former Chestnut Hill resident, died peacefully at her home in Philadelphia, Jan. 20 at the age of 81. Barbara blazed her own trail in life. While her family was well known for … more
On May 29, 2019, Mayor Kenney and the city-sponsored a luncheon in the ballroom at Sugar House Casino to honor the city's centenarians. One of the honorees was Russell A. Harvey, a lifelong Northwest … more
Ruth R. Russell, a longtime Local editor and Chestnut Hill resident, died on Jan 2. She was 87. Russell was a life-long Philadelphian. She was born in Olney to William and Doris Rummler. William … more
Carole Sivin, a long-time Hill resident, artist and professor died on Dec. 30 at the age of 84. more
 Nancy Lang Boyer, oil and pastel painter, passed peacefully at the age of 94 on December 17 at home in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, where she lived during the past four years, across the street … more
George von Scheven, 83, a former Chestnut Hill resident, died December 4, in San Francisco, CA.  His family was at his side. Mr. von Scheven was born in 1937, in Frankfurt am Mein, Hessen, … more
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