Obituaries
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Shirley Gloria Hallam   On July 7, early in the morning, Shirley Hallam, aged 77, passed away peacefully in her sleep. She had been in home hospice care for six weeks following an acute … more
Sarah (Sallie) Harwood Norris, widow of Dr. Charles M. Norris, of Cathedral Village died of natural causes on June 10, 2021.  She was 93 and is survived by her two sons, Charles M. Norris, Jr. … more
Harvey Jerome (“Jerry”) Fingeroff, 86, died peacefully in his sleep on June 12, 2021 at his home at The Hill House in Chestnut Hill. A self-proclaimed “deli man,” Jerry owned … more
Marie Rankin, of Chestnut Hill, passed away unexpectedly at home on May 25 at the age of 81. Marie was born in Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland. At age 16, Marie traveled by boat alone to the U.S. in … more
Anthony (Tony) Kroch, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, died of cancer at the age of 75 on April 27 in his home in Mt. AIry. He was attended by his wife, family and … more
George O. Herold of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully at home, in the company of his beloved wife Cara, on April 16, 2021.  George, who was 92, had been battling a series of … more
Clarence Aloysius McGowan, Jr., 85 of Chestnut Hill, died on Tuesday April 6, 2021 due to complications from metastatic melanoma. The eldest of a sister and three brothers, Mr. McGowan was born to … more
“Polly” Myer, 93, of Chestnut Hill, died at home surrounded by family on April 22. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, class of ‘48, and Mount St. Joseph Academy … more
Kevin Thomas Flatow, of Westport and Norwalk CT, died unexpectedly at home on March 25, 2021. He was 47 years old.  Kevin grew up in Chestnut Hill and moved to Westport, CT at 14. … more
Harry “Kenny” Milner, a resident of Wyndmoor, died March 6, 2021, two months before his 101st Birthday.  Kenny was born May 6, 1920, in Philadelphia, to Caroline and Charles Milner. … more
Thomas Richard Speranza of Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania died suddenly on February 13, 2021 at the age 76. He was well known in Chestnut Hill, Mount Airy and the surrounding communities as the owner … more
On Monday morning, March 29, 2021, Clarke Van Sant, loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away at the age of 83. Clarke was born on October 5, 1937 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was a … more
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
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