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Jack John Cohen

1935 - 2010 Obituary Condolences
Jack John Cohen passed away on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 at home in Torrance. He was born in Los Angeles on August 23, 1935. He served in the Navy during the Korean conflict. He became interested in science during his tenure and went to college on his GI bill upon discharge. He became an aerospace engineer, originally joining Space Technology Laboratories (STL) in 1960. STL later became TRW, from which Jack retired in 1997. Jack was a long time member of the St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church Community in Redondo Beach. He was a long time fan of college football, especially Notre Dame until his daughter Leah went to USC. He loved poetry and collecting coins. Jack is survived by his wife, Linda; his parents, Eleanor and Maurice Cohen of Huntington Beach; daughter, Leah Cohen of RPV; daughter, Rachel Lehman and son-in-law, Jeff Lehman of Newport Beach; sisters, Marlene Smith and Marilyn Cohen of Huntington Beach; sister, Roseann Glasscock of Laguna Niguel, brother Ronald Cohen of Monterey Park, plus Jack's beloved grandsons Jack, Michael, Jacob, James, and Samuel. The Vigil Service/Rosary will be held at Rice Mortuary at 5310 Torrance Blvd on Friday, 3 December 2010 at 7:00 PM. The funeral mass will be held the following day at 10:00 AM at Saint Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church, 1900 South Prospect Blvd, Redondo Beach. A reception will follow in the church hall. Internment at Holy Cross will be private. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits. Please go to McCormick Mortuary's website, www.LAfuneral.com to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services. Check back to view the online video tribute.

Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 2, 2010
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