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Edith Cohen

May 31, 1930 — November 21, 2022

Edith Shandrowsky Cohen, longtime resident of Kerhonkson, New York passed away in the late evening hours of November 21, 2022.  Edith spent the past 12 years as a resident of Sapphire Nursing Home at Meadow Hill in Newburgh, New York where she was known as the “Mayor and a Very Classy Lady!”

Edith was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Ray Litchman and Joseph Shandrowsky on May 31, 1930.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, Jesse Cohen.

She is survived by her children, Stewart (Nance), Martin (Kris) & Merryl (Jim).  Grandchildren, Josh, Aaron, Sean, Jake & Justin and Great Grandson, Finneas Parker. 

Graveside funeral will be held at 11 o’clock in the morning on Friday, November 25, 2022 at the Kerhonkson Synagogue Cemetery on Boice Hill Road in Kerhonkson, New York officiated by Rabbi Shmuel Serebryanski.

The family will sit Shiva privately on Sunday, November 27th and Monday, November 28th.  A special Shabbat Service will be planned in the Spring of 2023 at the Kerhonkson Synagogue in memory and celebration of the life of Edith Cohen. 

Edith Cohen, OBM was a lifetime member of the Kerhonkson Synagogue and donations in her memory to the Kerhonkson Synagogue, 26 Minnewaska Trail, Kerhonkson, New York 12446 would be very much appreciated. 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, November 25, 2022

11:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Kerhonkson Synagogue Cemetery

175 Boice Mill Road, Kerhonkson, NY

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