Abraham Cohen
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Memorial Service

10:30 am
Friday, September 6, 2019
Levine Memorial Chapel
649 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York, United States

Obituary of Abraham Cohen




Abraham Nathan Cohen, 97 died peacefully in Schenectady NY

Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

Born June 2, 1922 in Troy NY to Hyman Cohen and Rebecca Kurs.

He graduated from Troy High School in 1940 and graduated from Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science with a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in 1952.

After serving in the Army he settled in Dayton Ohio where he married Dorothy Lester before moving to Schenectady.

Abraham operated a restaurant in Dayton and opened Dale Jewelers in Schenectady before settling into retirement.


Survivors include his sister, Shirley Cohen of Albany, his beloved companion Rita Wasserman of Albany and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Abraham was predeceased by his wife Dorothy Cohen, his brother, Ben and sisters Mollye, Sarah, Rose, Fanny and Hannah.


A memorial service will be held at 10:30am on Friday, September 6th at the Levine Memorial Chapel, 649 Washington Avenue in Albany

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital


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