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Nelson Cohen, 84, of Groveland and formerly of Peabody, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Beverly Hospital.

He was born in Haverhill on July 9, 1932, son of the late Simon and Rebecca (Berman) Cohen.

Nelson graduated from Haverhill High School with the class of 1950 and later from the New England School of Art in Boston. He was a commercial artist and had a love for all sports.

Nelson is survived by his wife of 58 years Barbara J. (Patkin) Cohen; daughter Nancy L. Cohen of Medford; son Scott L. Cohen of Rochester, NH and his fiancé Heather Zitoli; granddaughter Laura Cohen of Fairfield, OH.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service on Thursday, March 9th at 11:00 at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill. Interment will follow in the Children of Israel Cemetery, Haverhill. A memorial period will follow the interment until 6:00 PM at his residence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA Hospice, 100 TradeCenter Suite G-500, Woburn, MA 01801.

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11:00 AM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home - Haverhill

106 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 01830

Cemetery Details


Children of Israel Cemetery

385 Middle Rd.
Haverhill, MA 01830

Memorial Contribution

VNA Hospice

100 TradeCenter
Suite G-500
Woburn, MA 01801

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