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Edward Cohen passed away Oct. 26, 2014. He was 90 years old. Mr. Cohen and his twin brother, Harry, were born June 21, 1924 in Philadelphia, Penn., to Ben and Bella Cohen. He graduated from Indiana University in 1948 where he was the university’s first walk-on catcher.

Mr. Cohen moved to St. Louis, where he met and married Jacqueline Levy on Sept. 10, 1950. He was the director of the JCAA Men’s Health Club until his retirement in 1987 when he and Jackie moved to Orlando.

Mr. Cohen is predeceased by his wife, Jacqueline, and twin brother, Harry. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara (Donald) Shettlesworth; and son, Robert Cohen; and three grandchildren—Joel Shettlesworth, and Stefanie and Amanda Cohen.

Contributions in Mr. Cohen’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association.


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