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 Kathleen Carson
Kathleen Carson

Obituary: Kathleen Carson / Caring cook at UPMC St. Margaret

Longtime cook at UPMC St. Margaret knew her regulars’ names, faces and food preferences and always served them with a smile.

 J. Whyatt “Jerry” Mondesire.

Philadelphia civil rights leader, journalist Jerry Mondesire dies at 65

Former Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt “Jerry” Mondesire, publisher of the Philadelphia Sunday Sun, died Sunday at the age of 65.

Obituary: Sister John Gabriel Kostelnik / Nun who devoted life to teaching

Sister John Gabriel Kostelnik, lived a robust religious life for 76 of her 93 years, died Wednesday at St. Louise Convent in McCandless.

Obituary: Ken Denlinger / Longtime Washington Post sports columnist

Ken Denlinger, a longtime Washington Post sports columnist who also wrote books on college athletics, died Saturday from esophageal cancer.




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