Pearl Wolkin Cohen, 95, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter Feb. 22, 2021. She was born in The Bronx, N.Y., on Sept. 22, 1925, to Nathan and Ida Wolkin, and came to Atlanta in the early 1940s, where she lived with her beloved sister Anne.
She married Marcus Cohen in 1948 and was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Pearl was a member of Ahavath Achim Synagogue for over 60 years. She was an avid mahjong and gin player, loved a good joke, and had the sweetest personality.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Marcus; her brothers Max, George and Sol Wolkin; and her sister Anne Lichtenstein. She is survived by her four children Harvey (Cindy) Cohen, Jeffrey (Cheryl) Cohen, Steven Cohen and Lisa Cohen; five grandchildren Richard (Leslie) Cohen, Brian (Andrea) Cohen, Pamela (Aaron) Behar, Adam (Kim) Cohen, and Alex (Katherine) Cohen; seven great-grandchildren Sari Behar, Lila Behar, Hadley Cohen, Finn Cohen, Jake Cohen, Jaden Cohen and Emma Cohen; sister Anita Hacker; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
She will be missed by all those who knew her. Graveside funeral services were held Feb. 23 at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to Mazon, the Atlanta Community Food Bank, or a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.