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Deceased Information

Stanley B. Cohen

Sunday, June 18, 2017 (before sunset)

24 Sivan, 5777

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

11:00 AM

Temple Sinai, Atlanta GA

Arlington Memorial Park, Atlanta GA

At the home of Shirley and Stanley Cohen on Wednesday and Thursday; minyan service at 6:30 pm each night
15 Heards Overlook Court, NW Atlanta, GA 30328

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  • Temple Sinai Atlanta (The Cohen Endowment Fund )  5645 Dupree Drive, Atlanta, GA 30327

    Stanley Burton Cohen, age 73, died Sunday June 18, 2017 from complications of cancer. Mr. Cohen was survived by his wife of 49 years, Shirley Lefko Cohen; children: Angie and Shawn Janko, Todd and Ellen Cohen; grandchildren: Charlie, Katie and Jack Janko, Blake and Zanden Cohen. He was predeceased by his grandson, Zachary Raider Cohen of Blessed Memory. Also, he was survived by his brother, Leon (Judy) Cohen; brother, Ronnie (Judy) Cohen and sister-in-law Tanya (Ed) Rosenblatt. Mr. Cohen was born and raised in Atlanta, the youngest son of Louis and Sarah Cohen, of blessed memory. He attended Tulane University and received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Georgia State University and his Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree from Emory University Law School. He held several professional designations and employment positions including: CPA, Attorney, IRS Agent, CLU, securities, insurance and real estate licenses. He founded Advisory Services Ltd., a professional financial and investment advisory firm in 1974 and served as president until his retirement in 1999. He was past president of Temple Sinai. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Temple Sinai (The Cohen Endowment Fund), 5645 Dupree Drive, Atlanta, GA Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at Temple Sinai with burial to follow at Arlington Memorial Park. Rabbi Ron Segal, Rabbi Brad Levenberg, and Cantor Beth Schafer of Temple Sinai will officiate. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care. 770-451-4999.

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    The Dressler Family
    May the memories of our loved ones remain for a blessing.
    Judy TaitzJul 5 2017 12:23 pm
    Shirley, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your wonderful Stanley. I have a lot of memories of you and Stanley from when our kids were little. Stan was a very kind, nice man.
    Harvey Tzvi SchulmanJun 22 2017 05:24 am
    My condolences to the entire Cohen family. Stanley and I were classmates at Grady. יברך את נשמתו
    Russell and Nancy HarrisJun 20 2017 07:45 pm
    Our friend, our mentor. Our go to guy. We miss him already. Love to the family. He will be in our hearts forever.
    Larry SoperJun 20 2017 05:47 am
    My most sincere condolences to Shirley and the Cohen family. Stanley was one of the nicest and most caring men I've known. During his battle with cancer he remained positive and upbeat, an inspiration to all. He will surely be missed. God speed Stanley.
    Saba SilvermanJun 19 2017 06:31 pm
    Dear Shirley and Family... our thoughts and prayers are with all of you..we extend our deepest condolences...Saba and Victor
    Margie EdenJun 19 2017 05:57 pm
    Shirley, I was so very sorry to hear about Stanley. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time.
    Mark LichtensteinJun 19 2017 11:34 am
    I have know Stanley for a long long time and respected him in so many ways. I will always be indebted to him for his advice and friendship. Brenda and I send our thoughts and prayers to Shirley and all of his family. May his memory be a blessing. Love Brenda and Mark
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