Suzette Cohen, 54, Of Alpharetta

Suzette Cohen, 54, Of Alpharetta

Suzette Felsberg Cohen, 54, of Alpharetta, died Sat.. Jan. 12, 2013.

CandleMrs. Cohen was a social worker employed by the Atlanta Area Psychological Associates and an active Jewish educator, but her main emphasis and source of much pride was raising her three sons. In addition to serving as lead teacher at Temple Kol Emeth, she also was lead teacher at Gesher L’Torah in Alpharetta.

Mrs. Cohen graduated from Georgia State University with a B.A. degree in urban life and also received a M.A. in Judaic education from the Siegal College of Jewish Studies. She was a member of Temple Kol Emeth in Marietta and Shalom B’Harim, where her husband serves as spiritual leader, in Dahlonega.

Survivors include her husband, Mitchell of Alpharetta; sons, Dr. Zachary, Jordan and Eric Cohen; mother, Mrs. Rose Sowadsky of Alpharetta; sister, Jeanine (Zvi) Bekerman of Atlanta; brother, David (Jennifer) Felsberg of Atlanta; mother-in-law, Roslyn Cohen of Alpharetta; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Howie and Deborah Cohen of Alpharetta and Sandra Cohen-Goldberg and Jack Goldberg of Savannah; nieces, Elana Frank of Israel, Arielle Furman and Carey Felsberg of Atlanta, and Lainey and Rachel Cohen of Alpharetta; and nephews, Daniel Bekerman and Noah Felsberg of Atlanta.

She is loved and will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched and the people she transformed. An online guestbook is available at

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Kfar Hasadim (contact Mitch for information) or to the Temple Kol Emeth Adult Education Fund. Services were officiated by Rabbi Steven Lebow at 1 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 14 at Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Rd., Marietta, GA 30062. Burial followed at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.

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