Alex Cohen
May 19, 2018

Funeral Information

May 23 2018 - 3:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside 15232

COHEN, ALEX: Age 87, married to the love of his life, Sheila, for over 58 years; loving father of Stephen Cohen and Julia (Shane Kelley) Cohen, all of Pittsburgh; son of the late Ida and Samuel Cohen. Brother of Shirley (Donald) Farkas, Thelma (late Eric) Cantor, and Ronald (Debbie) Cohen. Devoted grandfather of Ezra and Nina Kelley.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Alex was a devoted family man known for his generosity to numerous Jewish organizations, his keen sense of humor, and his work ethic, which he instilled in his children, working six and sometimes seven days a week. Alex was also known for being well-informed, consuming newspapers while watching the news on tv and listening to talk radio. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 3 PM.  NO PRIOR VISITATION. Interment Beth Shalom Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ida and Samuel Cohen Endowment Fund at Beth Shalom Congregation, 5915 Beacon Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.