OBITUARY: Selma Kron Nov. 11,1931-Jan. 13, 2013

SELMA KRON Nov. 11 1931-Jan. 13, 1931

Selma Kron, 81, passed away on Jan. 13, 2013 in the presence of her beloved family. Born Nov. 11, 1931 in Philadelphia to Rose and William Adelman, she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and married the love of her life Norman Kron who preceded her in death in 1995.  

Together they raised five children and built a successful skilled nursing facility, Ambler Rest Center. She was very proud of her contributions to the Jewish Federation of Philadelphia and Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America where they established the Norman and Selma Kron Gene Therapy Center at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.

She is survived by her children Andrea Kron (Charles Thorn) of Los Alamos, NM, Bonnie Martin of Largo, Fla., Debra Cramer (Mark) of Indian Rocks Beach, Fla., and Edward Kron (Garland) of North Wales, Pa.; her sisters Joyce Axelrod (Allen) and Marlyn Gerber; and grandchildren Erica, Tori, Renee, Carrie, Nikki, Ben and Izak. She was preceded in death by her daughter Caroline Kron.

A memorial service wias held at Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 16  Grave side service will take place at Roosevelt Cemetery in Philadelphia Friday, Jan. 18.



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