Mary Frances Cohen
FOSTORIA, OH-- Mary Frances Cohen, 79, wife of Donell Cohen, passed away peacefully with family by her side, Thursday, March 6, 2014.
She was born in Spartanburg, SC on May 15, 1934 to Henry and Frances Beattie. Mary (Mae West) Cohen was preceded in death by her mother, Frances Williams and father, Henry Beattie, two brothers, Clarence Williams, Henry Jr., and one son, Henry M. Cohen. Mary valued education and was very proud of her sons and daughters: Dr. Katie Cohen, Jeanette Cohen, Linda Cohen, Cassandra (Jeff) May, and Adrienne (Randall) Cobb, Marvin Cohen, Donald (Rita) Cohen, Stanley (Julia) Cohen, Gather (Sandra) Cohen. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and special friends, Luberta Moore, Julia Brooks, and Virginia Sanders of Fostoria, Ohio.
Mary was a past Grand Matron of the Eastern Stars, a regular in local community services and a faithful member of Bethel Church. She was former coordinator for the Bureau of Concern's Christmas Basket Program for ten plus years, past PTA President of Fostoria School System, former volunteer for the
. Mary loved nothing more than the time she spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be loved and missed by a host of nieces and nephews.
Private graveside services will be held at Lincoln Memorial Garden, Spartanburg, SC, today, March 10, 2014 at 1:30 PM. Memorial contributions in Mary's memory may be made to the
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