Monday, May 5, 2014
John Cohen, Sr., Kingstree - Funeral services for John Edmond Cohen, Sr., conducted by the Rev. Levern Frazier, were held Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Clauddie Henry Memorial Chapel of Kingstree. Burial was held at Rolling Green Memorial Park, Inc. of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Mr. Cohen died Friday, April 25, 2014. He was born February 23, 1935, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, the son of the late John and Bessie Edmond Cohen. He attended and graduated from the public schools of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Later on, he moved to Wilmington, Delaware, where he worked as a longshoreman for 40 years. Survivors are: one son, John E. Cohen, Jr. (Carrie); a longtime special friend, Shirlinda Gagum; a special daughter he reared as his own, Betty A. Gagum; and one granddaughter.