Obituary: Dede Cohen

Obituary: Dede Cohen

The former New Yorker helped countless people fight drug addiction.

Dede Cohen, 76, died in Atlanta on Friday, April 20, 2017.

She was the adored wife of the late Kenneth Conrad Cohen, loving mother to Jeffery and Julie and Mark and Holly, caring sister of Stanley, Geraldine, Susan and Morey, and devoted Mimi to Benjamin, Lauren, Douglas and Charlie. She was predeceased by her parents, Frances and Morris.

Dede, who grew up in Manhattan, was a proud member of the Myer family, a lover of collectible furniture and antique pieces, and crazy about animals (including her beloved dogs, Chico and Lola). A strong, resourceful and beautiful woman, Dede saved countless lives through her work with drug addicts.

Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Jewish Family & Career Services. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 24, at Arlington Memorial Park. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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