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Eugene G. Cohen

December 10, 1933 ~ March 20, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Eugene Cohen Obituary

Eugene G. Cohen, AKA "Mean Gene" of Scituate, MA formerly of Winthrop died peacefully on March 20, 2023. Devoted husband of the late Penuel "Penny" Sullivan. He was the son of the late Israel “Itchy” and Elsie Cohen. Brother of the late Donald Cohen and Richelle Saunders. Loving father of Jeffrey S. Cohen of Winthrop, Jennifer A. Casey and her husband John of Scituate, and David B. Cohen and his wife Linda (McDonald) of Winthrop.

Beloved Papa of Emma, Jake, and Grace Casey and Olivia and Maxwell Cohen.

Gene was a proud member and Class President of the Scituate High School class of 1951. He attended Brown University as a history major, before entering the U.S. Army. He met the love of his life, Penny, in 1962, who he went on to share 59 wonderful years.

Gene was a very active member of Winthrop Little League and Winthrop Youth Hockey as a coach and father and also the proprietor of Schair’s Fuel Service until his retirement.

Gene was an avid reader and lifetime collector of knowledge, which he enjoyed sharing with anyone who would listen. He has left us with a lifetime of stories.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the graveside service in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery on Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 11:00 AM. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Life Care Center of the South Shore, 309 Driftway, Scituate, MA 02066 or the National Museum of the United States Army, 1775 Liberty Drive, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

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Graveside Service
March 25, 2023

11:00 AM
Belle Isle section Winthrop Cemetery
100 Kennedy Rd.
Winthrop, MA 02152


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