John M. Cohen
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John M. Cohen
  • July 15, 1926 - January 15, 2018
  • Roswell, Georgia

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Cmdr. John M. Cohen, US Navy (Ret.) of Roswell passed away January 15, 2018. John is survived by his wife Linda R. Cohen; children, Jonathan Cohen, Bradley Cohen (Terry), Matthew Tallman (Mary), Mark Tallman (Lori) and Ted Tallman (Gloria) his brother David (Donna) and 9 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents William and Anna Cohen, as well as his son Stephen Cohen (Barbara) and brother Larry Cohen (Roslyn).

John was born on July 15, 1926 in Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Skidmore College and joined the Navy in 1944. He spent 23 years in the Navy with tours during WWII and Korea. Upon honorary discharge from the Navy, he went to work in the family business of women's apparel in Glens Falls, New York. He joined The Winter Construction Company in Atlanta, Georgia in 1987 and retired as Director of Safety in 2005.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday January 24 at 12:30 at the Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Road, Roswell, GA 30305 with a full military honors burial at Georgia National Cemetery immediately following. In lieu of flowers, donations should be directed to the American Heart Association.