September 26, 1923 - October 25, 2010
Clara Stillman Cohen, 87, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, October 25, 2010 at Village Shalom. Graveside services will be at 3:30pm Tuesday, October 26 at Kehilath Israel Blue Ridge Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers; The family suggests contributions to Beth Israel Abraham & Voliner Synagogue, Village Shalom, Chabad House or the Torah Learning Center. Mrs. Cohen was born September 26, 1923 in Dallas, TX and met her future husband, Eugene, while he was serving in the Army. They were married in Dallas in 1943 then moved to Kansas City after WWII to start Gene Cohen Typographer, which they owned and operated until they retired in 1986. She was a member of Beth Israel Abraham & Voliner Synagogue, was past president of its Sisterhood, was a life member of the Sisterhood at Kehilath Israel Synagogue, and was a member of Hadassah and the Amicians Social Club. Mrs. Cohen was dedicated to her synagogue where she volunteered for many years. Her focus was also her family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her niece, Sharon Podolsky. She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Ethel Stillman and her brothers: Israel and Philip Rosenfield. Mrs. Cohen is survived by her husband of 67 years, Gene Cohen, of the home; sons and daughter-in- law: Ben Cohen, Kansas City, MO; Sholom and Bryna Cohen, Pittsburgh, PA; daughter: Debbie Cohen Entine, Overland Park, KS; sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Evelyn and Jerry Berman, Dallas, TX; grandchildren and their spouses: Avraham and Dalya Cohen; Chaim and Tzipporah Cohen; Mendy and Chanie Cohen; Yisroel and Rishi Cohen; Nechama Dina and Moshe Wiener; Sarah Leah and Eli Stiefel; and Mushkie Cohen; 12 great-grandchildren also survive. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
Clara Stillman Cohen, 87, of Overland Park, KS, passed away Monday, October 25, 2010 at Village Shalom. Graveside services will be at 3:30pm Tuesday, October 26 at Kehilath Israel Blue Ridge Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers; The family suggests... View Obituary & Service Information
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