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Deceased Information

DECEASED:
Marvin Cohen
Mordechai ben Yitzhak


DATE OF DEATH:
Sunday, July 30, 2017 (before sunset)

7 Av, 5777

DATE OF FUNERAL:
Tuesday, August 1, 2017


TIME OF FUNERAL:
10:30 AM


PLACE OF FUNERAL:
GRAVESIDE


PLACE OF BURIAL:
Arlington Memorial Park, Atlanta GA


SHIVA INFORMATION:
Tuesday and Wednesday at the home of Sandra and Marvin Cohen
4925 Old House Trail Atlanta, GA 30342

EULOGY (audio):
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DONATIONS:
  • American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718

  • OBITUARY:
    Marvin Bertram Cohen, born October 26, 1934 in Macon, Georgia, peacefully passed away in the early morning hours of July 30, 2017. Loving husband of 60 years to Sandra Cohen and father to their daughter, Lori Cohen Sobel (Stuart) and son, Kent Isaac Cohen (Lisa). “Pops” was the best grandfather to Emilie Sobel, Noah Sobel, Miles Cohen, Lindsey Cohen and Harris Cohen, attending and reveling in all of his children and grandchildren’s life events and accomplishments. Graduating Cum Laude from the University of Georgia in 1956, he maintained life-long bonds with his AEPi fraternity brothers for whom he served as Master. He developed enduring friendships with hundreds of others, in and beyond Atlanta, whose lives were enriched by his love. For fifty years, he was a 32° Scottish Rite Freemason. Serving as a navigator in the US Air Force, he rose to the rank of captain. Doing his duty as a military paymaster, he reminds all of the time he missed a pay day to be present at the birth of Lori. From the earliest times, his life was dedicated to family. His entire life was especially devoted to Sandy, as they enjoyed constant companionship, friends and travel, always to be found dancing Wednesday nights away at Johnny’s Hideaway. Through his constant involvement and attention, he taught his family to love, to honor and to care for one another. He leaves, as his legacy, that family, bound to each other by his unconditional love. Sign online guest book at www.edressler.com. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to The American Cancer Society. Funeral will take place on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10:30 am, at Arlington Memorial Park, 201 Mount Vernon Road, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999.


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    Sid ShierSep 16 2017 01:34 pm
    Sandra. At times like this there are really no words that can make a difference.It is the ultimate acknowledgement that in death we feel the reality of being helpless,the ultimate out of control. When I think of a word that describes Marvin, what comes up is Decent. He was such a decent man. In my vocabulary it is the ultimate compliment! My best to you and your family. Sid
    Kathryn ConsoliAug 25 2017 11:08 pm
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. He was so kind & caring. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family during this difficult time.
    barbara kaufmanAug 13 2017 06:00 pm
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. He was so sweet and kind. I know he will be missed by all. Thinking of you.
    Marcia and Bob WeillAug 7 2017 12:46 am
    Sandy, So sorry for your loss. Marvin was a wonderful man. Such fond memories that will last forever. May his soul be at peace. Sorry could not be present at funeral, was taking care of Phoebe while rest of family in Switzerland. My deepest condolences to you and your family at this time.
    Mike and Kathy MalloyAug 6 2017 09:26 pm
    Simply put, Marvin was a wonderful man. We had great fun arguing politics - Marvin being an honest-to-god Republican and Kathy and I being part of a disappearing tribe, Democrats. There is no question we loved him. Shalom, dear man.
    Rubin PihaAug 6 2017 10:52 am
    Just returned from out of town and very sad to hear. Our sincerest condolences...Sure will miss my lunches during the week with Marvin at some of Sandy Springs "finest" restaurants. Rubin & Caroline
    Lance FriedlandAug 5 2017 05:37 pm
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Marvin was a wonderful man, husband, father, and grandfather. Love, Susan and Lance Friedland.
    Barbara KlausAug 4 2017 09:51 pm
    My sincere condolences to you and your wonderful family. I always enjoyed seeing Marvin. He had such a great attitude about life and you were his favorite part of his life. I hope his memory will keep you strong.
    Sally SilvermanAug 2 2017 11:45 am
    Rest in peace, Marvin
    ramon francoAug 2 2017 11:32 am
    We are so sorry to hear of Marvin's passing. We always enjoyed his company especially on the golf course many years ago. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Ramon and Jody
    Ann RoseAug 2 2017 09:35 am
    My condolences to Sandra and the family. Marvin was a gentle soul who was always interested in others. His smile was infectious and you could always locate his hat in a crowd. Peace and comfort. Ann Rose
    Sherry HabifAug 2 2017 05:52 am
    Sending deepest and most sincere condolences in Memory of your beloved Marvin. May his memory be for a blessing for all who loved & adored him. Sherry Habif
    Gloria and Harvey MerlinAug 1 2017 10:10 pm
    Dear Sandy and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May your memories help sustain you.
    stan and sandra olsteinAug 1 2017 11:48 am
    We remeber when we all went to New York Prime and had such a nice evening. We are so sorry for your loss. May the happy times be in your memories ever lasting. Stan and Sandra
    Lorri BrownAug 1 2017 05:55 am
    Sandy and family, Blessed with years together - may your memories give you strength. Marvin will be missed by many As he dances in heaven watching over you all. Lorri
    Gail CohnJul 31 2017 11:21 pm
    My heartfelt sympathy .Please know that I care about you and yours and am thinking of you.
    Ron and Maddy UrkenJul 31 2017 10:41 pm
    We are so sorry for your families 'loss. Marvin and Sandy always had a special verve about them. May Marvin Rest In Peace .
    Susan and Richard OrensteinJul 31 2017 10:08 pm
    Dear Sandra and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Marvin was one of a kind and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. I know that you have wonderful memories of your life together- may they bring you comfort and peace.
    Susan and Richard OrensteinJul 31 2017 10:05 pm
    Dear Sandra and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Marvin was one of a kind and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. I know that you have wonderful memories of your life together- may they bring you comfort and peace.
    Bill & Clarice ComerJul 31 2017 08:02 pm
    Sandy, Clarice & I are so sorry to hear of the passing of Marvin. Our thoughts are with you and family in this time of need.
    Sallie DanielJul 31 2017 06:26 pm
    Sandy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Much love to you, Sallie
    Robert HicksJul 31 2017 06:25 pm
    Mr. Cohen, May your eternal life be as fulfilling and you be as loved as you were in this lifetime.
    Ava and IrvJul 31 2017 05:17 pm
    The passing of Marvin is truly a loss that will never go away. We hope that all the wonderful memories of your time together will ease the pain.
    Bob and Monika GiolitoJul 31 2017 04:34 pm
    Sandra and family, Monika and I had great respect, love, and admiration for Marvin, one of my oldest friends from our days in Atlanta. He was my favorite Republican! He made us all feel like his family. We will miss him dearly, and we will all suffer the loss of such a great human being. Please accept our deepest condolences.
    Eric GoldklangJul 31 2017 03:05 pm
    I'm sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with your family.
    James TaylorJul 31 2017 02:52 pm
    Our hearts go out to Sandra and her family. We loved Marvin. James and Lynn
    Ferrell WhiteJul 31 2017 12:31 pm
    Marvin was a boyhood friend of mine at Lanier High school in Macon where we also were fraternity brothers. We double dated at frat dances because he had a car (a Studebaker as I recall) and I did not! I was pleased to see him at a couple of class reunions and I remember him most positively. My condolences to the family on his loss.
    Glenda & Bubba PollocikJul 31 2017 12:14 pm
    Dear Sandy: We are traveling, but thinking of you. Our warmest and heartfelt thoughts are with you. Great memories of Marvin on the golf course and the dance floor.
    Caryl PallerJul 31 2017 11:36 am
    My dearest Sandy and family, I couldn't believe my ears when I heard Marvin passed away. I am so, so sorry. Love, Caryl
    Ron LozoffJul 31 2017 11:24 am
    Sandy, My deepest condolences, It may have been along time ago, but Marvin will always be a positive part of my memories. I know you will cherish the memories. I loved his unique personality and wonderful kindness. Ron Lozoff
    Nancy GhertnerJul 31 2017 10:09 am
    Dear Sandy, My thoughts are with you and your dear family. Deepest sympathies.
    Bernie GoldsteinJul 31 2017 09:43 am
    Sandy & Family, I am sorry for your loss. Marvin was a very pleasant person to always be around. Deepest sympathy.
    The ReishsJul 31 2017 08:52 am
    We are so so sorry. Marvin was a special man. Our condolences to all your family. Ralda and Marty
    Leigh and Mark OlsteinJul 31 2017 08:19 am
    Our deepest condolences to the entire Cohen family. My Marvin's memory be a blessing.
    Betty Browder MallerneeJul 31 2017 07:57 am
    Dear Sandra, So sorry to learn of your loss. You and your family are in my prayers as you learn to navigate the "new normal" without Marvin. God go with you - Betty Mallernee
    Ann OlimJul 31 2017 07:42 am
    Dear Sandy and Family, Our thoughts are with you and your family! Hold on to your precious memories! Ann and Max
    fran steinbergJul 31 2017 07:21 am
    to the Cohen family .my heart is with you in love and sympathy in your loss.Marvin was a dear sweet man,loved by all who knew him.he will be missed. warmly..fran Steinberg..
    Philip cannonJul 31 2017 12:46 am
    My deepest condolences to Kent, Lisa and the entire Cohen family! I'm so sorry for your loss.
    Martha & Van HalbreichJul 30 2017 08:30 pm
    Marvin was a loving and friendly guy. We have great memories from the warehouse on Commerce Drive, and our wonderful trip to Israel . Love to all.
    Dr. Jeri BreinerJul 30 2017 08:17 pm
    Dear Aunt Sandy, Kent ,& Lori, I am so sorry for your loss. Live fully and you will always honor him! Hugs, Jeri
    GLADYS HIRSCHJul 30 2017 07:09 pm
    I WAS SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YALLS LOSS. YALL HAVE BEEN SUCH A BEAUTIFUL COUPLE. I KNOW OF THE VOID BUT THE GREAT MEMORIES KEEP ALL OF US GOING. MY LOVE TO YOU AND THE FAMILY GLADYS
    Marilyn Eckstein Jul 30 2017 06:26 pm
    Sandy, I'm so sorry to for you and Marvin. My thoughts are with you.
    Charles SheronJul 30 2017 05:00 pm
    Sandy, my thoughts, love and prayers are with you and your family.
    Lance FriedlandJul 30 2017 04:49 pm
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Love, Susan and Lance Friedland
    Margie EdenJul 30 2017 01:42 pm
    Sandy, so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
    Emily.green@ Harry Norman.comJul 30 2017 12:56 pm
    Sandy we are so sorry for your loss. You two were a Great Couple.
    Charlie CopelandJul 30 2017 12:29 pm
    Sandra, so sorry to hear of your loss.
    Barbara LevitasJul 30 2017 12:16 pm
    Dear Sandy and family. I'm so sorry to learn the sad news. Marvin was a fine man, always warm and friendly. Our caring thoughts and sympathy for your loss. Babs and Elliott
    Goldie and Lou Bertone Jul 30 2017 12:00 pm
    Words cannot express how sorry we are for your loss. Hang on to all of the wonderful memories of Marvin. We all will, too.
    Cecile WaronkerJul 30 2017 11:51 am
    Please accept my deepest sympathy and love to all of you.
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