Rebecca Cohen

November 5, 1949April 7, 2021

Rebecca "Bekkie" Jane (Vincelet) Cohen of Blackstone entered into rest on April 7, 2021 surrounded by her loving family in her home.

Bekkie was the the beloved wife of Joel Cohen of Blackstone, MA for close to 50 years. Devoted mother to Dandi Bouvier and her husband Eric Bouvier of Blackstone MA and Stacey Fox and her husband Dave Fox of Waltham MA. Cherished grandmother of Lauren and Evan Bouvier, and Celeste and Gabrielle Fox.

She was the daughter of the late Helen Mae (Qualls) McGehee and the late Joseph Carl Vincelet of Carlin, NV. Loving sister of the late Jo-Anna King of Salinas, CA and surviving brother Gary Vincelet of Sonora, CA and sister Donna Sepeda of Sevierville, TN.

Bekkie was always protective of her family and provided a safe and warm home along with a delicious home cooked meal to family that needed it.

Her love for animals allowed her to open her door to many cats and dogs that may not have had a home, if it wasn't for her.

Bekkie retired from her working career at the local deli Lil' General, where she worked for almost 20 years.

Services will be held on Sunday April 11, 2021 9:00AM at Stanetsky Memorial Chapels - 475 Washington Street, Canton, MA 02021 (Chapel Livestream Link:

Chapel service will be followed by a 10:00AM burial at Sharon Memorial Park - 40 Dedham Street, Sharon, MA 02067 (Graveside Livestream Link

In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations made payable to Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Milford.


  • Private Funeral Service - See obituary for livestream link


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Darlene Goryl

April 12, 2021

Dear family of Bekkie, So sorry for your loss , sending love , hugs and prayers to all , may her memory be a blessing !!

Frank Dumas

April 11, 2021

I'm so sorry for the loss of your lovely wife Bekkie My prayers go out to you and all your family members. You were blessed with a long loving marriage to a woman that helped make you the man that you are through all the trials and tribulations that life offers. May God bless your future with peace and joy from all the loving memories of Bekkie now that he has called her home.

Edward Kelly

April 10, 2021

May she Rest In Peace. I didn't really know Rebecca, but I love her husband like a brother, and I Know how much he loved her. She must have been a great woman. So sorry for your loss.

Roberta Noodell

April 10, 2021

Dear Joel,

So sorry to hear about Bekkie, especially during such a challenging year for families and friends. May your happy memories of your life together sustain you during this time of sorrow. I will be thinking of you and your family and wishing you moments of peace and comfort.

Vincent Faraci

April 9, 2021

Please accept my condolences on your loss. As you know, I suffered the loss of my wife not so long ago. Be well, Be strong

Laura Gadsby

April 8, 2021

You are all in my prayers. She will be missed. I remember camping with you and I loved the camping. Being the paper girl. Your mom will always be my king St

Kim Bonnett (Gadsby)

April 8, 2021

Mrs Cohen was a great person. I remember her dog Yenta and her cat Pinky.

Jerry King

April 8, 2021

Mbeki rest in peace