Goldie Cohen

DATELINE: Cranston

Cohen, Goldie, 93, passed away at Brentwood Nursing Home on August 6, 2016.  She was married for 50 years to the late Sydney Cohen and was a long-time resident of Cranston. Born in Fall River, MA, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Celia (Cohen) Soorkis.  Throughout her life, Goldie enjoyed many pastimes, including cooking, knitting, sewing, gardening, and reading. Even in her later years, she still enjoyed a good game of Scrabble and a challenging crossword puzzle. She was a longtime member of Temple Torat Yisrael and Hadassah.  Devoted mother of Marsha Cohen of Somerville, MA and Jody Alves and her husband, Jim, of Warwick. beloved grandmother of Isaac Alves of Mansfield, MA and Molly Alves of Seattle, WA. Dear sister of the late Libby Kolodoff and Nehoma “Hummy” Chebot and her surviving husband, William, of Somerset, MA. Cherished sister-in-law of Irma (Cohen) Silverman of Warwick and David Cohen of FL. Goldie will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and their families.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Meals on Wheels, 70 Bath St., Providence, RI 02908.  Shiva will be observed at 90 Heritage Drive, Warwick on Monday from 7-9 p.m.

1 Comment

  1. John Capwell
    Aug 14, 2016

    So sorry to hear about Goldie’s passing.

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