tribune staff writer
A memorial service has been set for Robert Mendelsohn, a former freelance photographer for The Philadelphia Tribune. He was 61.
Mendelsohn has been widely celebrated for covering Black social events in Philadelphia. From backyard cookouts to upper-echelon soirées, Mendelsohn covered these events for various publications including The Philadelphia Tribune, The New Observer and The Sunday Sun.
The memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Goldstein’s Funeral Home, 6410 N. Broad St.