Nov. 9, 2013 Howell Monmouth County New Jersey, USA
Norma Jessie Cohen, 89, of Howell, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Norma was born Feb. 20, 1924 in Bronx, NY. She resided in New York during the depression prior to settling in Howell. Norma, as well as her late husband, Izzie, worked at Fort Monmouth, NJ for many years.
Norma was an active member in her senior center and enjoyed traveling with her friends and visiting family in California. An avid reader and gifted writer, Norma volunteered her time reading to children. Her strength, her wisdom, and her kindness will be missed. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend.
Norma was predeceased by her parents, Oscar and Elsie Better; her husband, Isadore; and her son, Joseph (2013). She is survived by her loving sister, Beverly Politi, Northridge, CA; her cousin, Barbara Wreden, Brick, NJ; and her nieces and nephews in California and Brussels.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 at Belkoff-Goldstein Funeral Chapel, 313 Second St., Lakewood. Interment will follow at Beth Olam Memorial Park, Lakewood. Memorial contributions in Norma's honor may be made to the Howell Senior Center, P.O. Box 580, Howell, NJ 07731.