Fred Cohen

June 7, 1927October 6, 2013

Fred Cohen, age 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 6th at his residence in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. Fred worked in Real Estate Management for his entire life. He is survived by his loving wife Joyce of 60 years, his daughter June Veenstra and her Fiancée Stan Farber of Wayne, NJ, his two sons Adam and his partner John Merriman of Roxbury, NY, Saul and his wife Patti of Vermont, 4 grandchildren Daniel and Robyn Veenstra, and Jennifer and Joshua Cohen.

Funeral services were held Tuesday October 8th at Gutterman-Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, 402 Park St, Hackensack, NJ 07601.

Interment at Riverside Cemetery in Rochelle Park, NJ.

Donations in Mr. Cohen’s name may be made to the Bergen County Animal Shelter, Teterboro, NJ.

Please take a moment to sign this online guestbook. You may leave a note for the family or perhaps a memory you would like to share. A Virtual Candle may also be placed in the guestbook if you wish. We at Gutterman-Musicant wish to express our heartfelt thanks on behalf of the mourners for your support during this difficult time.


  • Chapel Service Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Fred Cohen

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October 9, 2013

Dear June,Daniel,Robyn and Family:
Our sincerest and deepest condolences on the passing of your Dad/Grandfather.
Our thoughts and prayers are with ALL of you at this time.

Jill,Marc,Cara and Alexa Futterweit