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5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA


Phyllis Smith Cohen

May 28, 1930September 7, 2019

Phyllis Smith Cohen, age 89, passed away on September 7, 2019. She was born in New York, New York on May 28, 1930 to the late Edna and Harold Smith. Phyllis is predeceased by her husband, Louis Cohen and survived by her son, Rick Cohen and her nephews, William, Kenneth and Steven Cohen. She was a member of Temple Sinai, New Orleans Museum of Art and the World War II Museum. Graveside services will be held at Hebrew Rest III, 4100 Frenchmen St., New Orleans, on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Temple Sinai, the LASPCA or the WWII Museum.


  • Graveside Tuesday, September 10, 2019


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Steven Mintz

September 11, 2019

Dear Ricky:

Mary and I send our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Mom. Uncle Lou and Aunt Phyllis were some of the most caring people we have ever known and will be sorely missed. They are now together for all eternity.

All our love and prayers,

Steven and Mary Mintz

Pat and Bill Loewe

September 10, 2019

Dear Ricky-
We have thought of your parents often and remember their kindness and generosity. We are so appreciative of the place they played in our lives. We send you our deepest sympathy on the loss of your lovely mother and pray for peace and strength for you. Take comfort in two lives well lived.
Best regards-
Pat and Bill Loewe

Jackie Brenner

September 9, 2019


May the clouds of loosing your Mom be lifted by the warmth of dear memories. Our thoughts are with you.

Jackie Brenner and Michael Silvers