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Obituary - ROBERT COHEN

 

April 13, 2018



Robert “Bob” Cohen, age 86, of Lake Mary, passed away on Saturday March 31, 2018, at Oakmonte Village. He was born Dec. 25, 1931, in Philadelphia, and was the only child of the late Simon and Dora Garlikov Cohen.

Bob grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and graduated from Fairview High School in 1950. After his graduation from Ohio State University, he served in the U.S. Army where he ran a M*A*S*H unit in Korea. Bob was a longtime pharmacist in Dayton and following his retirement volunteered many years at Hospice of Dayton.

Bob is survived by his wife of 55 years, Helen; children Steve (Michelle) of Dallas, Marlee (Lee Cutler) of Winter Park, and Michael (Joanna) of Winter Springs, Fla; and grandchildren Jordan, Miles, Rayna and Dara.

A memorial service was held at Oakmonte Village on April 2, 2018, with Rabbi Maurice Kaprow officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Bob’s memory to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research or the Jewish Pavilion (Orlando).

 

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