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Ephrain Royfe

Ephrain “Hank” Royfe, 92, of Haverford, Pa., died Sept. 4, 2019.

Dr. Royfe was the executive director of Jewish Employment Vocational Services in Philadelphia for 25 years.

He attended New York University and Columbia University and received a doctorate from Temple University.

A World War II veteran, he served as a Japanese translator in the Philippines.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; three daughters, Nancy (Leonard) Karpf of Freehold, Shira (Ross) Goldstein of Holland, Pa., and Abby (Steven) Mezrow of Haverford; a sister, Lillian Turin; and five grandchildren.

Services were held Sept. 8 with arrangements by West Laurel Hill Funeral Home, Bala Cynwyd, Pa. Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation.

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