August 8, 1924 - July 8, 2020
Blanche G. Cohen 8 Aug 1924 – 8 Jul 2020 Blanche Goodheim Cohen, of Greenspring Village in Springfield, VA, passed away peacefully at home on July 8, 2020 – one month shy of her 96th birthday. She was the devoted wife of the late Joseph Cohen; beloved mother of Laura Cohen Gordon (Louis) and grandchildren Robert Gordon, Rachel Gordon, and Shoshana Gordon; beloved mother of Michael L. Cohen (Susan) and grandchildren Ross Cohen (Briana Lenzlinger), Annie Cohen, Matthew Schmitt (Brenda), and Emily Bopf (Daniel); loving great-grandmother of Henry, Brayden, Holly, Allison, Theo, and Maggie. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Blanche came to the Washington area as a map drafter for Rand McNally following World War II, where she met husband Joseph Cohen. Together they were among the founding members of Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, VA. She later worked as a salesperson at Woodward & Lothrop, and as a clerk in the Fairfax County, VA, Dept. of Tax Administration. Following retirement, she served for many years as a volunteer at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Blanche is remembered for her caring attention, thoughtfulness, creativity, and wonderful sense of humor. A graveside service will be held at King David Memorial Gardens in Falls Church, VA on Sunday, July 11, 2020 at 11 AM. Memorial contributions may be made in Blanche’s name to the Greenspring Benevolent Care Fund, 7430 Spring Village Drive, Springfield, VA, 22150.
Blanche G. Cohen 8 Aug 1924 – 8 Jul 2020 Blanche Goodheim Cohen, of Greenspring Village in Springfield, VA, passed away peacefully at home on July 8, 2020 – one month shy of her 96th birthday. She was the devoted wife of the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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Blanche G. Cohen
8 Aug 1924 – 8 Jul 2020
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