2012-07-13 / Obits

Alan M. Cohen

Teacher, Horse Owner

Alan M. Cohen, 66, a former Rockaway resident, died July 5.

Cohen was born in the old St. Joseph’s Hospital in Far Rockaway and lived much of his life in Rockaway before moving with his family to Island Park, New York. He was a teacher for more than 30 years which included time at IS 53 in Far Rockaway. Cohen was a dedicated horse lover and owned several pacers and trotters over his lifetime.

He was preceded in death by his father, Sidney and his mother, Helen.

He is survived by his wife, Joan; son, Adam; daughter, Hope; sister, Marilyn Ramis of Florida and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Star of David Memorial Chapels West Babylon, New York. Interment took place at the Cedar Park Cemetery Emerson, New Jersey.

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