Jack Cohen, 89, Atlanta

Jack Cohen, 89, Atlanta

CandleJack Cohen, 89, a native of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 20, 2013.

Born to Rae and Abraham Cohen, of blessed memory, he graduated from Boy’s High School of Atlanta and served in the Army during WWII.

A huge Braves fan and lover of golf, Jack’s greatest passion was his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife of 42 years, Sylvia Stein Cohen; and his step-son, Stephen. Jack is survived by his second wife of 24 years, Sharon Polstein Cohen; his sons: Alan (Barbara), Don (Beth), and Jan (Heidi) all of Atlanta, and Roy (Connie) of Boca Raton, FL; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; his step-children: Yosef (Bracha) of Chicago, Jay (Claire) of L.A., and Sheila of Atlanta; 10 step-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; and many, many friends.

An online guestbook is available at www.edressler.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ahavath Achim Synagogue, 600 Peachtree Battle Ave. NW, Atlanta, GA 30327, www.aasynagogue.org, or to the charity of one’s choice.  Graveside services were held 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 22 at Crest Lawn Memorial Park with Rabbi Neil Sandler officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.

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