Phyllis Cohen

June 29, 1934November 17, 2021

Phyllis Cohen (nee Perkins), age 87, of New York, New York passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 after a long battle with cancer.

She was the beloved wife of the late William Cohen, adored mother of Jill Cohen and Lesley (Jeffrey) Prowda, and loving grandmother of Madison and Alexis. Funeral service on Friday, November 19, 2021, 10:00 A.M. at Temple Emanu-El, 5th Ave at 65th St.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Phyllis Cohen’s name to support Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Checks, made payable to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, should be mailed to:

Attn: Rachel Flannery

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Office of Development PO Box 27106 New York, NY 10087

Please indicate on the check memo line that the gift is in memory of Phyllis Cohen”

or online

All gifts will benefit Dr. Samuel Singer’s research.

OR to

Congregation Emanu-El One East 65th St. New York, NY 10065 in memory of Phyllis Cohen

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