Remembering Earl Cohen

Itzak Chaim Ben Yadiddah
Earl Cohen

Deceased’s Name: Earl Cohen

Deceased’s Hebrew Name: Itzak Chaim Ben Yadiddah

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Deceased Date of Death: February 9, 2018

Deceased Time of Death: before sunset

Deceased’s Synagogue Affiliation: Temple Hadar Israel

Deceased’s Synagogue Location: New Castle, PA

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Earl H. Cohen, 83 of New Castle, passed away the evening of February 9, 2018.

Born, May 21, 1934, in Sewickley , he was the son of the late David and Idah Abel  Cohen.  He married Lynne Caplan Cohen on August 3, 1958.  She survives.

Mr. Cohen graduated from Ambridge High School and then enrolled in the Air National Guard.  He furthered his education at Duquesne University where he graduated with a teaching degree. Earl was employed as a 7th grade Social Studies teacher at the New Castle Jr. Sr. High School from 1958-1999.

As an educator, he touched many students lives and will be forever remembered for his dedication to their advancement in academics and life.

Earl enjoyed baseball, especially watching his favorite team,  the Pittsburgh Pirates.  He also loved  going to Florida in the winter months.  Earl was the president of Tifereth Israel Synagogue, and a member of the PSEA and B' Nai Brith.  He was also a member of Temple Hadar Israel. What Earl cherished the most was spending time with his family.

Along with his wife, Earl is survived by a daughter, Debbie (Sheldon) Abams of Holland Pa., a son, Mark (Kristen) Cohen of Flemington  NJ., a brother, Norbert (JoAnne) Cohen of Pittsburgh Pa., 4 grandchildren, Alexa & Justin Abrams and Daria & Brianna Cohen , and 2  nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents.