Andrew Bender

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Andrew Lee, MD of Philadelphia, PA, also of Woodcliff Lake, NJ, 76, son of I.B. and Lillian (nee Zebooker), and a direct descendant of the Baal Shem Tov, died Thursday September 5, 2013 at his residence. Andrew graduated Central HS, Class of 206, Penn State University in 1962 and Jefferson Medical College in 1966. He did his residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital and after practicing medicine in Westwood, NJ for 30 years, completed his fellowship in neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NY. He had many publications and co-published with his father and uncle, the late Morris Bender, MD. He loved computers and computer programing, had an unparrelled appreciation for classical music, loved to play the organ and took master classes at Julliard. He is preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Elaine. He is survived by his loving wife, Janet, daughters, Rachel Lompado (Artie) and Deborah Cook (David), and four grandchildren, Emily, Nathan, Elena and Nicholas. Funeral service begins promptly at 10:30 AM, Monday September 9, 2013, at Bringhurst Funeral Home, 225 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Interment at Beth El at Cedar Park Cemetery in Paramus, NJ at 2 PM. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the I.B. Bender Endodontics Lab at Albert Einstein Medical Center, York and Tabor Roads, Phila., PA 19141 or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Arrangements by Bringhurst Funeral Home at West Laurel Hill Cemetery.
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Published in The Record on Sept. 8, 2013
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