March 30, 2016 |
Ask Villanova coach Jay Wright about lessons he personally learned from coaching a different group of Wildcats at the 2009 Final Four in Detroit, he's not going to talk much about Xs and Os. You'll hear about traffic jams and other logistical headaches, about security. It's different this time, Wright agrees, because of the last time. "Not basketball-wise, but everything else," Wright said Monday as Villanova begins a week that will end inside a football dome in Houston with the Wildcats facing Oklahoma Saturday at 6:09 p.m. in the NCAA national semifinal.
January 12, 2016 |
Shirley H. Barol, 94, of Philadelphia, a mother who managed her husband's medical practice, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, at home of complications from cancer. Mrs. Barol was married for 57 years to Daniel H. Barol, a pediatrician affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Hospital. He maintained a private practice for 35 years in Center City. Mrs. Barol became the office and business manager of the practice after raising her children. "She devoted significant energy to overseeing both the medical and family business affairs," her family said.
July 14, 2015 |
Dr. Marvin H. Terry Grody, 93, of Philadelphia, a renowned gynecologist and surgeon, died Tuesday, July 7, at his home after a long illness. He had suffered an aortic aneurysm a decade ago. Dr. Grody attained worldwide recognition as an innovator and educator in the evolving areas of pelvic reconstructive and urogynecological surgery. Born in Hartford, Conn., Dr. Grody earned a bachelor's degree in 1943 and a medical degree in 1946, both from the University of Pennsylvania. He began his career in private practice as an obstetrician and gynecologist in Hartford.
March 26, 2015 |
Peter A. Galante, 88, of Jenkintown, a Philadelphia attorney, died Friday, March 20, of a heart attack at Chestnut Hill Hospital, 10 days after losing a daughter to cancer. Mr. Galante had been recovering at the Hill at Whitemarsh from the effects of a stroke he suffered two weeks ago. He was married to Frances M. Sisca. She died in 2008. The couple's daughter Frances M. Galante, 57, a Philadelphia artist, died March 10 from ovarian cancer. Born in Philadelphia and educated at Germantown High School, Mr. Galante received his bachelor's degree from Temple University and a degree from Temple University School of Law before embarking on a 60-year career ending in 2012.
November 21, 2014 |
The "a-ha moment" for Gabriel Tatarian came at a party when, light-headed, he passed out. When he regained consciousness, son Gabriel T. said, Dr. Tatarian determined to get himself into shape. After the episode, "he was a pretty avid runner, from age 50 to 88," his son said. "He was running five miles a day for 15 years, to 65. " And that was despite a demanding day job. On Monday, Nov. 17, Dr. Tatarian, 91, of Moorestown, from 1961 to 1988 the co-chief of obstetrics and gynecology at the Rancocas Valley division of the former Zurbrugg Memorial Hospital, died at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
October 30, 2014 |
JACK CHISUM was a man of many and varied interests. A highly regarded physician and teacher, he also plunged with his customary energy into music, wine, golf, travel and language. If you fall in love with Paris, what's the next logical step? Why, to learn French, of course, which both he and his wife mastered at schools on the French Riviera and elsewhere in the country. When Jack Chisum got interested in something, he went all out to make it part of his experience. That was the story of his long and eventful life.
June 10, 2014
Lisa Lori , a partner in the litigation department at Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, has been elected to the board of trustees of Marywood University . Liberty Lutheran , an Ambler nonprofit human-service organization, named Linda Breckenridge and Rick Stephan to its board. Breckenridge is a former science faculty member of the School District of Upper Dublin. Stephan was founder, president and CEO of NewSeasons Assisted Living Communities prior to establishing RickStephan & Associates.
June 5, 2014 |
A veteran Superior Court judge nominated to take over as the Camden County prosecutor will be the first woman to lead that office if confirmed. Mary Eva Colalillo, 62, of Haddonfield, is currently a presiding judge in the chancery division sitting in Camden County, and was the first woman there to hold that position. Colalillo - with experience in litigating civil and criminal cases - has been nominated to take the place of Warren Faulk, whose five-year term was extended into a sixth year pending a new appointment.
June 5, 2014 |
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's top deputy is leaving his job, her office confirmed Tuesday. First Deputy Attorney General Adrian R. King Jr. told Kane this week that he was resigning. His last day is June 13. His departure follows several tumultuous months at the Attorney General's Office after The Inquirer revealed that Kane had shut down a long-running sting investigation in which four Philadelphia state legislators and a Traffic Court judge were recorded taking payoffs.