Obituary: Jeril Cohen

Obituary: Jeril Cohen

She was a magazine editor, schoolteacher, real estate agent, councilwoman, water aerobics instructor and more.

Jeril S. Cohen, 75, of Belleair Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.

She was the daughter of William Schwab and Frances Platz and widow of Bruce P. Cohen. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

He accomplishments included being a magazine editor, schoolteacher, real estate agent, law office manager, councilwoman and water aerobics instructor. Her passions included her family (especially her grandchildren), baking and traveling.

Jeril Cohen

Surviving are her children, Rob, Katja, Eric, Brandon, Anna, Seth, Ross and Chloe; her grandchildren, Alex, Jake and Ryan; a brother, Richard; and a sister, Mary. Her endless dedication to family and friends will be forever missed by the many who loved her.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 22, at Serenity Funeral Home, 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, Fla. Burial followed at Serenity Gardens. Condolences may be left at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater, Fla.

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