|Birth: ||Apr. 24, 1915|
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 2011|
NEWPORT NEWS - Maurice Cohen, 95, died Jan. 2, 2011, at the Hidenwood in Newport News.
Maurice was a native of Clinton, S.C., and resident of the Peninsula since 1915. He retired from Civil Service as a firefighter in 1972 after 25 years of service. He was a member of Temple Sinai, and Monitor Masonic Lodge. Maurice held memberships in A.F.&A.M. the Scottish Rite Bodies, and was a member of the Peninsula Shrine Club, Khedive Shrine Temple Norfolk, Oriental Shrine Band, and a member of American Legion Post, Denbigh, along with the V.F.W. Post, where he was a lifetime member. He also had membership in the Tin Can Soldiers, as a WWII Naval veteran, who served in the Pacific Theater. He was a former member of the Loyal Order of the Newport News Moose Club and the Hampton Elks Club.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Revonda H. Cohen.
Maurice is survived by his daughter, Patricia C. Boehme of Hampton; sister, Sarah C. Deyong of Newport News; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; 1 great great-grandchild; and his loving companion, Ruth Gold Williams.
The funeral service, officiated by Rabbi Scott Gurdin, is at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Temple Sinai, with burial to follow at Peninsula Memorial Park. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published in Daily Press from January 3 to January 4, 2011
Revonda Harris Cohen (1921 - 1999)*
Patricia Rose Cohen Boehme (1942 - 2011)*
Peninsula Memorial Park
Newport News City
Plot: Section V, Lot 265, Grave # 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Steve Centner
Record added: Jan 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63679406