Jul 16, 2023


Myrna Spivack (nee Cohen)

July 16, 2023, of Lafayette Hill, PA; beloved wife of the late Melvin; loving mother of Ellen Spivack (Mark Gaffin) and Beryl Webb (Terry); cherished grandmother of Lindsay (John), Cory (Jaime), Chelsea (Jay) and Olivia; adored great-grandmother of Morgan, Charlotte, Webb, Lia, Graham, Elle, Sloane, Cece and Miles.  Relatives and friends are invited to services,...

Joseph "Nick" Sklaroff

Jul 13, 2023

Joseph "Nick" Sklaroff of the Greater Philadelphia area passed on July 13, 2023.


Nick was the loving father of sons Robert and Jesse, cherished brother of Linda, devoted uncle of nieces Sterling and Holly and nephew Christopher, and life partner of Patricia. He is predeceased by his parents William and Carolyn Sklaroff.


Relatives and friends are invited...

Stephen A. Frank

Jul 13, 2023

Stephen Alan Frank of Dresher, PA passed on July 13, 2023 surrounded by his treasured family. Stephen was the beloved husband of Barbara “Bonnie” (nee Fien) and the loving father of Stuart Frank and Ellen Fried (Randy) and cherished dog Bailey.

Relatives and friends are invited to Graveside Services Monday July 17, 10:00 at Roosevelt Memorial Park, 2701 Old...

Michael Joseph Brodman

Jul 12, 2023


Michael Joseph  Brodman, world  renowned  sculptor and 10" dan  martial arts master died on July  12, 2023.  He and Naomi,  his wife of 55 years founded a business in landscape design, Japanese gardens, and water management, during which he was often called as an expert witness regarding structural flaws in construction. Born March 3, 1942 in Boston, MA to...

Harold Jacobs

Jul 11, 2023

Harold Jacobs, July 11, 2023, of Philadelphia, PA. Beloved husband of Susan (nee Baltin) Jacobs; loving father of Victoria Dougherty (John), Samantha Jouin (Francois) and the late Benjamin Jacobs; cherished grandfather of Russell, James and Molly Dougherty, Eliza and Alex Jouin, and Fiona and Hannaliese Jacobs.   Harold graduated from Girard College, Temple University (BA) and University of Pennsylvania Law School...

Mark Jaffe

Jul 11, 2023

Jaffe, Mark; July 11, 2023 of Richboro, PA.  He was the beloved husband of Linda (nee Wirtshafter); adored brother of Robyn (Neil) Axe; devoted father of Carrie (Donald) Gordon, Jamison (Roni) Jaffe, and Eric (Jamie) Jaffe; and cherished grandfather of Isabella and Aubree Gordon; Idan, Ari and Tyler Jaffe; and Peyton and Aurora Jaffe.  Services will be private.  Contributions in...

Arnold N. Ostroff

Jul 11, 2023

Arnold N. Ostroff   


Arnold Ostroff passed peacefully in his home on July 11, 2023, after a multi-year battle with cancer. He was a long-time resident of Springfield, Delaware County, where he lived with his wife, Barbara, for over 50 years. He is also survived by his son Michael (Gloria), daughter Elyse Hoffmann (Carl), brother Stephen, and grandchildren Leah...

Harvey Strauss

Jul 10, 2023

Harvey Strauss, a mensch in every sense of the word, passed away on July 10, 2023 in Maple Glen, PA.  Harvey was 74.

Harvey dedicated his life to helping others.  He worked almost his entire career for Montgomery County Legal Aid, where he served as director for 20 years, and Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, where he served as co-director...


Jul 10, 2023



Arthur J Bowers, 82, of Morrisville, would often read the obituaries and recite this quote from George Burns, "I get up every morning and read the obituary column. If my name's not there, I eat breakfast." Unfortunately, Art, who also would be sure to complete the Sudoku (once even complaining to the paper that it was too easy...

Ilse Kirschen

Jul 9, 2023

Ilse Kirschen, (nee Lowenstein), July 9th, 2023, of Plymouth Meeting, PA; Wife of the late Solomon Kirschen; Mother of Jeffry Kirschen, Gail Plotnick, Diane LaMonica, Fay Zelenko (Jeffrey) and Joseph Kirschen (Kimberly); Sister of Irwin Lowenstein. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to graveside services Wednesday 1:00PM at Shalom Memorial Park. The...