Janet Ruth Cohen

October 2, 1931April 28, 2013

Janet Ruth (Schwartz) Cohen, age 81, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2013. She was the beloved daughter of the late Mollie and Samuel P. Schwartz. Born and raised in Malden. She was married to Henry Albert Cohen and resided in Swampscott for the past 56 years.

Janet loved being grandmother to her 4 grandchildren, Stephen and Chris Kontos of Danvers, Victoria and Jonathan Roth of Aventura, Florida. She was the devoted mother to Susan Kontos and her husband Ted of Danvers, Donna Cohen of Swampscott and Lynda Cohen Roth of Aventura, Florida. Janet will forever be remembered for her eternal optimism and smile on her face.

A graveside service will be held at the Pride of Lynn Cemetery, 89 Lakeshore Road, Lynn on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Memorial observance following the service on Friday until sundown at the home of Susan and Ted Kontos. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451 or to the Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Arrangements by Stantsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, Salem. For online condolences, please visit


  • Funeral Service Friday, May 3, 2013

Janet Ruth Cohen

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