WARWICK, R.I. – Evelyn G. Cohen died March 24 at West View Nursing & Rehabilition Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Henoch Cohen. Born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Israel and Lillian (Goldstein) Goodin, she had lived in Warwick for 60 years, previously living in Providence.
She worked as a legal secretary and for an insurance agent. She spent three years as a SPAR Y2C in the Coast Guard during WWII. She graduated Brockton High School, Class of ’37. Evelyn was a life member of Hadassah and a member of WBCJC and Waves International. She was also a member of the former Women’s Association of the Jewish Home for the Aged and the former Temple Am David.
She was the devoted mother of Betsy Cohen of Baltimore, Maryland, Howard Cohen of Seattle, Washington, and Arthur Cohen and his wife, Janet, of West Orange, New Jersey. She was the dear sister of the late Morris and Harold Goodin, Sylvia Jarcho and Rosamond Berman. She was the loving grandmother of Maggie, Lucas, Tess, Cyrena and Ian.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Pickals, to support ALS research, at www.pickals.org or The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Donation Processing, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5041.