Stephen I. Cohen A wonderful man who loved his family and friends, fine wine and good food, passed away June 5 at his home in Sonoma, surrounded by his family. He brought pleasure into many lives, Stephen enjoyed life. He was 70. A native of San Francisco, he graduated from Lowell High School in 1954. After various occupations he became a CPA in 1971. In 1983 he and his wife established the Peninsula CPA firm Cohen and Associates and in 2004 merged with Byrne, Seligman and Co., Inc. Steve was best friends with his brothers and their wives. He was devoted to his children and his extended family. He had terrific relationships with his clients, many of whom became friends. He brought pleasure into many lives. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 25 years, Mandy; daughter, Michelle (Jasmine); son, Gregory (Betsy); brothers, Mike (Arlene) and Rich (Lynn); his nieces, nephews, grandchildren, many cousins and friends. Memorial Services at Peninsula Temple Sholom, 1655 Sebastian Dr, Burlingame at 2:00pm, Monday, June 18, 2007. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the USF Dave Cohen Memorial Scholarship, 2130 Fulton Street, LMR 310B, SF 94117-1080, est'd in 1985 by Steve, Mike and Rich Cohen. Steve was a wonderful husband, father, brother, uncle and friend... We Love You!
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Published by San Francisco Chronicle on Jun. 10, 2007.