Evelyn G. Cohen

Cohen, Evelyn G., 97, died Friday, March 24, 2017 at West View Nursing & Rehabilition Center. She was the beloved wife of  the late Henoch Cohen. Born and raised in Brockton, MA, 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 3 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 for the Jewish Home of the Aged and former Temple Am David.  Devoted mother of Betsy Cohen of Baltimore, MD, Howard Cohen of Seattle, WA and Arthur Cohen and his wife, Janet, of West Orange, NJ.  Dear sister of the late Morris and Harold Goodin, Sylvia Jarcho and Rosamond Berman.  Loving grandmother of Maggie, Lucas, Tess, Cyrena and Ian.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:00 p.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, 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. Shiva will be observed at Greenwich Farms, 75 Minnesota Ave., Warwick on Monday from 7-9 p.m.


  1. Nancy Ayers
    Mar 26, 2017

    In loving remembrance dear “Evie” from the entire Kellner family. You will be missed so much.
    “Ginny”, J. Steven, Dianne, Nancy, Christopher,” Dan”, Paul and “”Jim”

  2. Paul Vona Jr.
    Mar 26, 2017

    Heartfelt sympathies to Betsy, Howard and Arthur. Auntie Evelyn will be missed, but always fondly remembered.

  3. sue Ursillo
    Mar 28, 2017

    I have had many pleasant conversations with Evelyn over the years. Henoch was an employee of Charles Fradin, now Horizon Beverage RI. She was just telling me a couple of months ago of her place at Greeenwich Farms. My deepest system to the family.
    A lovely lady.

    Sue Ursillo
    HR at Horizon Beverage Company RI

  4. Al Demirjian
    Apr 2, 2017

    Howard; I was looking at another obit and saw your Mother’s. My condolences to you, Betsy, Arthur and family. God bless Mom, 97 and certainly led a diverse and interesting life. May she rest in peace and may memories of all those better times carry the day.

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