John Cohen, 88, passed away May 8, 2013 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. Born in Mound City, IL he was an honorably discharged veteran of the U. S. Army
. He retired from the State of Ohio- Bureau of Employment Services in 2002 after 32 1/2 years. He graduated from Scott High School in 1944 and earned a Bachelor's of Science from University of Toledo. He was also an avid sports fan, played golf and loved to hunt and fish. John was a member of Gesu Roman Catholic Church for many years. He was also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
He leaves to cherish his wife, Pauline Cohen; daughter, Terran (Robert) Johnson of Detroit, MI; stepson, Christopher (Catrina) Whitlock of Black Lake, OH; brother, Charles (Quinters) Cohen; sisters, Connie Cohen and Mary Helen Phillip; 3 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren, and brother-in-law, Javon Davis.
Visitation will be Thursday 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Dale-Riggs Funeral Home Chapel including Alpha Phi Alpha Rites at 6:30 p.m., funeral services Friday 10:00 a.m. Gesu Roman Catholic Church, Father Marty Lukas celebrant, interment Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. www.dalefh.com