COHEN, Florence (Levite) Cohen, 91 years of age, of Bloomfield, formerly of West Hartford, died Monday, August 16, 2010. She was the widow of Henry H. Cohen. Born in Spartanburg, SC, she was the daughter of the late Meyer and Ida (Pollock) Levite. She was a member of Congregation Beth Israel of West Hartford and a former member of Tumble Brook Country Club. Florence was also a member of ORT. She enjoyed Elizabeth Park, playing Bridge, and in her later years her friends at Seabury. She leaves her son, Joel H. Cohen and his wife Linda Smith Cohen of West Hartford; her daughter-in-law, Joyce Cohen of Bloomfield; her four grandchildren, Michael Cohen, Ross Cohen and his wife Randa Gahin, Carolyn Cohen, and Jeffrey Cohen; and her great-grandson, Corey Alan Cohen. She was pre-deceased by her son, Alan J. Cohen.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 12:00 noon at Beth Israel Cemetery, corner of Ward and Affleck Streets, Hartford with Rabbi Michael Pincus officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Elizabeth Park, www.elizabethpark.org/online-donation.htm, Seabury Retirement Community, 200 Seabury Dr., Bloomfield 06002 or to Congregation Beth Israel, 701 Farmington Ave., West Hartford 06119. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information, directions, or to sign the guestbook for Florence, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com.