Harvey M. Cohen

Harvey M. Cohen, January 10, 2017; beloved husband for 53 years of Sheila Cohen (nee Miller); beloved father and father-in-law of Paula (Samuel Hess) Cohen, Beth (Harry Berman) Cohen and Daniel (Wendy) Cohen; dear grandfather of Zoe Berman, Bradley Berman and Sally Cohen; devoted brother and brother-in-law of Wallace (Maxine) Cohen and Norman (Vicki) Cohen; dear son of the late Louis and late Bertha (nee Kopperman) Cohen; dear son-in-law of the late May Fagan Miller; dear nephew, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend. 

Harvey was a graduate of Granite City High School and Washington University, Class of 1963. He spent his career at Cohen Foods, Inc.  He served on the board of the Jewish Federation of Southern Illinois and Jewish Center for Aged.   

Special thanks to the wonderful caregivers in the special care unit at Surrey Place. 

Funeral service Thursday, January 12, 11:30 am at Congregation Shaare Emeth, 11645 Ladue Road.  Visitation Thursday after 11:00 am.  Interment New Mt. Sinai Cemetery.  Memorial contributions would be greatly appreciated to the Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Washington University, Campus Box 8111, 4488 Forest Park Blvd., Suite 130, St. Louis, MO 63108.  Please visit bergermemorialchapel.com for more information.