Published: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:12:19 GMT2016-12-02T23:12:19Z
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:12:19 GMT2016-12-02T23:12:19ZJames J. Duffin, 88, of East Mount Airy, a Philadelphia housing advocate and orchid grower, died Saturday, Nov. 26, of congestive heart failure at home.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:10:10 GMT2016-12-02T14:10:10ZLONDON (AP) - Comic actor Andrew Sachs, known primarily for his role as the well-intentioned but somewhat dim character of Manuel in the 1970s comedy "Fawlty Towers," has died. He was 86 and had been suffering from vascular dementia.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:31:54 GMT2016-12-02T06:31:54ZIn an elevator, on the street, or in a crowded restaurant, Nathan Bregman never met a stranger who couldn't become a friend.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:31:41 GMT2016-12-02T06:31:41ZAnyone reading tea leaves in 1985 might have ruled out Jan Alan Zarkin and his 11 partners as likely restaurateurs when the group proposed turning a taproom at 23rd and Aspen Streets in Fairmount into a trendy eatery.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:30:21 GMT2016-12-02T05:30:21ZDELORES CAPERS didn't have children of her own. So she looked out for her nieces and nephews by taking them on cultural trips and finding them summer jobs.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:43:10 GMT2016-12-02T04:43:10ZAllen Bernard Poole, 67, a former Philadelphian who was instrumental in reforming Simon Gratz High School in the 1960s, died Sunday, Nov. 20, at home in Cambria Heights, N.Y.
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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:01:44 GMT2016-12-01T16:01:44ZGerald Broker, 82, of Bryn Mawr, a former partner in the law firm of Blank Rome, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, of congestive heart failure at Abramson Center for Jewish Life, North Wales.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:00:18 GMT2016-12-01T11:00:18ZThe Rev. John J. McVeigh dedicated his life to helping others, especially children, whom he encouraged to seek educational opportunities.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:31:34 GMT2016-12-01T06:31:34ZPITTSBURGH - Michael James Delligatti, 98, the McDonald's franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago and saw it become perhaps the best-known fast-food sandwich in the world, died Monday at his home in Pittsburgh. Mr. Delligatti, according to his son Michael, ate at least one 540-calorie Big Mac a week for decades.