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07/08/15 - NNHS Newsletter -
Alan Cohen

Alan Brent Cohen
(01 Mar 1939 - 05 July 2015)

Newport News High School Class of 1957

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   There is more sad news this Wednesday.    Alan Cohen, Class of 1957, passed away at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, North Carolina on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at the age of 76.

  May his memory be for a blessing always.


                          Dr. Alan Brent Cohen

    RAEFORD - Dr. Alan Brent Cohen of Raeford, died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital at the age of 76.

Dr. Cohen was born March 1, 1939 in Rocky Mt. NC, to the late Sigmund Cohen and Lena Grennspon Cohen. He is also preceded in death by his daughter Amy Cohen Seymour.

Dr. Cohen graduated from Duke University and Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia. He also served in the United States Navy. He practiced surgery in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia from 1974 to 2003. During that time, he served as Chief of Surgery and on numerous hospital boards and committees.

After retiring from surgery and moving to NC, he continued to work part time for SXR Medical group in Fayetteville, NC. His passion for photography leaves a legacy of treasured memories for family and friends. He also was an avid cook and loved sharing food with everyone around him.

 
 
 
 
  Dr. Cohen is survived by his wife Wanda Williamson Cohen of Raeford, son Seth Daniel Cohen (Leah Edwards) of Mt. City, TN; daughter Lisa Cohen Rongo (Doug) of Mooresville, NC; step-brother, Lewis Silverman (Bobbi) of Williamsburg, VA; step-sister Ruth Ann Schoenbaum of Norfolk, VA; two grandchildren Austin F. Rongo and Hannah R. Rongo.

A memorial service will be held 2:00pm Saturday, July 18, on the Williamson Farm, 1275 South Bethel Road in Raeford.

Memorials may be made to Hoke County Community Foundation P.O. Box 406 Raeford, NC 28376 or the College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Great Road, Gloucester Point, VA 23062.

Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in the Daily Press on July 8, 2015.

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July 07, 2015
 
Dear Wanda,
I am so sorry! I have been beyond blessed by you and the other people I have met in Raeford these past few years. We love you. Zeke, Evelyn and I send you hugs.
Ellisa

~ Ellisa Allen

 

July 07, 2015

Dear Wanda,
Frank and I are so sorry to hear of Alan's passing. Please know you and your family are in our prayers as we are visiting our family in Custer, WA.
Love,
Anna

~ Anna Jordan Garrison


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   Our sincerest sympathies are extended to Dr. Cohen's family, friends, and classmates at this difficult time.


   This information is also posted here:

http://www.nnhs65.com/memoriam-all.html

     http://www.nnhs65.com/memoriam57.html


   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-854-8802
    


Oseh Shalom


"Oseh Shalom" suggested by Diane Sandler Marcus ('69) of MD - 03/27/05
Thanks, Diane.

"Oseh Shalom" midi courtesy of http://www.alanabrams.com/jewish.htm - 03/27/05

Greg Olsen Painting courtesy of http://gregolsengallery.com 02/10/05 and 11/23/08

Blackwork Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04

Animated Navy Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03

Image of Gold Star of David Pendant used to form logo courtesy
of
http://rainbowspiritbeads.com/shop/index.php?main_page=popup_image&pID=202 - 11/23/08

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