Ruth Cohen

Ruth Cohen

Tuesday, November 6th, 1934 - Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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Obituary

Ruth Cohen, age 85. Devoted daughter of the late Benjamin and Sarah Cohen; loving twin sister of the late Celeste (Eugene) Shedroff and the late Dorothy Jones; dear aunt of Barbara (Gregory) Johnston, Jennette "Jennie" (Charles) Winters, Sandie Locklear, Dodie Bertram and June (Robert) Maher and great-nieces and nephews Alan and Nathan Johnston, Blake, Trevor ad Gabriella Winters, David Bertram and the late Dorie Locklear. Private graveside services are necessary, however family and friends who can't attend can view the funeral at Ruth’s webpage on www.mitzvahfunerals.com Friday April 17 at 2PM live, or any-time after the funeral. Info Mitzvah Memorial Funerals 630-MITZVAH 630-648-9824
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    Friday, April 17th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 17th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Private family service-Live web cast avaiable below
    Address
    see video below
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Jan Simmons

Posted at 12:36pm
Ruth was a beautiful woman inside & out. I always looked forward to seeing her when visiting Mom Judy. Her contagious laughter & humor were beyond compare. A true friend. I will miss her dearly.

Pamela Dolecki

Posted at 03:55pm
Ruth was my Godmother for 60 years. For the last 22 she has been my Mother. Ruth was there to help me through my parents and brothers passing. She was there to remove the boyfriend, she felt was too old for me. Scared him enough to be ‘gone”. She was right there with me when I married. She was the last connection to my childhood. The Cohen girls and My mother ergrew up together. Ruth’s mother was my grandmother were friends. She was also my oldest daughter’s (Kristy Dolecki-Stover) Godmother. We are Lutheran, so image the pastors reaction when I said the godmother was Ruth Cohen. It took 1 phone call between them, and we know you won that discussion. I love her so much. And will honor her the rest of my life.

All my life she reminds me that it was only by the grace of Ruth that my name is Pamela Ruth, instead of Ruth Pamela.
And my Granddaughter name is JoAnna Ruth. I honored her in 2018, as part of my 8 years cancer free tattoo.
Photo is Ruth and another family friend, on the day she became Kristy’s godmother, 1977.

Larry Creter

Posted at 10:40pm
I worked with Ruth for many years and considered her a dear friend. I have so many fond memories of Ruth. At the office she kept everyone and everything in order. She always got the best deal for our supplies! I will always remember the snow days when I would pick Ruth up at her home or at Celeste's and back after work. She would reward me with kisses and Celeste's noodle kugel, which I loved. I am so grateful that I got to visit with her a few years ago on our visit from our Florida home. Rest well, Ruth.

Jennifer Griffith

Posted at 09:04pm
I'm saddened by Ruth's passing, and am so glad I was able to visit her while in town last August. She was certainly a one-of-a-kind person who will truly be missed. It's wonderful that her funeral will be viewable online; I will definitely attend.
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Mary dinnen

Posted at 05:30pm
When my husband and I went to sit Shivah when Ruth’s twin sister passed away, my husband had never experienced Jewish tradition and was quite nervous. Ruth was most welcoming in her usual not so subtle way and told us to go get some food in the kitchen. We had just eaten and weren’t really hungry and Ruth was not going to let us leave without eating. She finally said to us that we can’t leave until we eat something. My husband walked into the kitchen and made a small plate of food which surprised me. When we got to the car I said that I was surprised that he ate again. He said to me that he thought that we had to eat before we leave the shivah because of what Ruth told us. I died laughing. You had to be there to appreciate it. I just told him that Ruth just doesn’t take no for an answer. She had a good heart and she was a force to contend with. Rest In Peace Ruth.
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