April 2, 1998 |
In what police are calling the largest embezzlement case in Franklin Township history, a long-time office manager has surrendered in a $700,000 theft. Maryann Mizenis, the office manager of G & G Communications, a short-wave radio communications company in Franklinville, turned herself in to police Monday - three days after a warrant was issued for her arrest. Mizenis, 53, was in charge of the company's accounting ledgers for 25 years. She surrendered at the township police station to avoid being arrested at home, said her lawyer, Jack Zappacosta.
September 5, 2013 |
Dorothy Hunt Allebach, 89, a former office manager in Woodbridge, died of pneumonia Saturday, Aug. 24, in Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center in Edison. Born in Haddonfield, she lived there before moving to Woodbridge in 1954. A 1939 graduate of Haddonfield High School, she earned a bachelor's at Centenary College in Hackensack in 1942. Mrs. Allebach spent her career with State Farm Insurance Co., retiring as the manager of its office in Woodbridge, her daughter, Mary Lee Montgomery, said in a phone interview.
March 27, 1995 |
Nancy Niederriter Mayer, 64, of Wayne, a former secretary, bookkeeper and office manager, died Wednesday at Paoli Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Mayer was born and raised in Norwood and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Moylan. She then began a career as a private secretary at the Westinghouse Corp.'s Gas Turbine Division in Lester. In 1951, she married and left the workforce to raise a family. When her children were grown, she resumed her career in the early 1970s and started a bookkeeping business in which she worked for area businesses.
May 26, 2011
Yvonne Briscoe Ireland, 74, of Erdenheim, a retired office manager, died of organ failure Thursday, May 19, at Abington Memorial Hospital. In 1982, Mrs. Ireland became office manager for Erdenheim Pediatrics, which later became Lockman & Lubell Pediatric Associates in Fort Washington. After retiring at 65, she worked part-time for the practice as a referral specialist until January. Mrs. Ireland graduated from Yeadon High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Millersville University.
September 29, 1998 |
Frederick Faust, 90, of Towamencin Township, a retired office manager and church leader, died Friday of natural causes in the medical facility of the Brittany Pointe Estates retirement community in Upper Gwynedd Township. He retired in 1974 from the former Missimer Dairy in Roxborough, where he had worked for many years. Mr. Faust, who was born and educated in Pottstown, lived in Philadelphia for many years, then at Schwenkfeld Manor in Towamencin for 12 years before entering Brittany Pointe several weeks ago. He was a longtime member of Levering Presbyterian Church in Roxborough and for many years served as its clerk of session and Sunday school superintendent.
August 4, 1991 |
A former office manager of a Northampton Township chiropractor's office has been accused of stealing at least $1,876 in Independence Blue Cross checks between March and June, police said. Jacquelyn Mazzanti, 27, of the first block of Mulberry Drive, Holland, turned herself in July 26, police said Wednesday. She has been charged with theft, receiving stolen property, tampering with evidence, unlawful use of a computer and other offenses, said Police Detective Ken Barnes. Barnes said Mazzanti worked at the office of Dr. Howard Bloom and Dr. Marc Bloom in the Weathervane office complex, Almshouse and Temperance Lane, between August 1986 and last June 7. She alone had access to the office computer, police said.
October 30, 2013 |
Ruth Dumbleton Canton, 90, of Moorestown, a high school teacher in the 1940s and later an office manager for car dealerships, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. Born in Camden, Mrs. Canton graduated from Haddonfield Memorial High School in 1941 and earned a bachelor's in English and history at what is now the College of New Jersey in 1944. "During the war," her husband, Paul A., said, college courses "were accelerated," so she took classes in all seasons, "right around the clock.
July 30, 2013 |
Nancy M. Foehl, 64, of Media and Galena, Md., an office manager and community volunteer, died Sunday, July 21, of pancreatic cancer at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The former Nancy Merrill fought the cancer for 15 months, said her husband, lawyer Gene A. Foehl. "During that time, she never lost her compassion and caring for others, taking strength in her faith and making it easier on all those around her," he said. Over several decades, she was the office manager in his law practices - Gene A. Foehl & Associates, and Foehl & Eyre P.C., both in Media.
October 7, 2015 |
Mary Jane Murphy, 89, formerly of Fairmount, an office administrator for a commercial real estate firm and a gifted singer, died of heart failure, Tuesday, Sept. 29, at St. Joseph's Manor in Meadowbrook. In 1988, Miss Murphy retired as director of office services for Strouse, Greenberg & Co. in Philadelphia. Miss Murphy joined the firm in 1958 as executive secretary to the controller and later was promoted to personnel manager. Before she left the firm in June 1988, Miss Murphy placed a classified ad in The Inquirer seeking her replacement; it described her to a T: "It is ONLY for a pro-active person who is able to market the HR function thru enthusiasm and interpersonal skills and achieve positive results.
December 30, 1991 |
Eleanor La Battaglia Russell, who for nearly 70 years watched the world change from her real estate office at 15th and Tasker streets in South Philadelphia, died Saturday. She was 91 and lived in the University City section of West Philadelphia. She was of the old school, and proud of it. Even at age 87, when she retired as office manager, Russell still did most of her figuring with a pencil and paper, said her nephew, Robert Bocchino. In the age of the electronic calculator, she would rarely even use the office's ancient adding machine, he said.