Isabel "Pat" Cohen
February 17, 2019

Visitation Information

February 21 2019 - 2:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside, 15232

Funeral Information

February 21 2019 - 3:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside, 15232

COHEN, ISABEL "PAT": On Sunday, February 17, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Nathan B. Cohen. Beloved mother of Kevin (Lisa) Cohen, Shawn Cohen, Erin Cohen (James) Loughner and Robert (Jodi) Cohen. Sister of Betty Smyth and the late James (late Doris) Paterson. Grandma of Benjamin Ely, Caitlin Loughner, Adam Cohen, Autumn Cohen and Daphne Cohen. Aunt of Elizabeth Smyth, Patty Smyth-McEnroe, James Paterson, Mikelle Terson and Richard Paterson. Also survived by many other family members and adoring cast of a thousand. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Thursday at 3 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services (2  - 3 PM). Interment Workman Circle Branch #45 Cemetery. Contributions may be made to The Alzheimers Association, 1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite E 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. 


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Very sorry for your loss. I'm Robert Paterson's (Isabel's father James Paterson's brother) Great Grandson. I've been working on Genealogy and Isabel Cohen sounded like a wonderful person with a wonderful family.

By Timothy Paterson - March 07, 2019

Erin, Shawn Robbie And, Kevin, My sympathy always for you. I had no idea your mom passed untill tonight....I remember how sweet your mom was growing up . Also her amazing life... Rip Pat.......

By Ivy Coffey - February 24, 2019

Dear Shawn and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Please accept my condolences and prayers for strength at this very difficult time.

By Rochelle (Shelly) Robinson Sufrin - February 22, 2019

May her memory be for a blessing. Sending love and hugs to the whole Cohen family

By Roberta Kaplan - February 20, 2019

So sorry for your loss my Pittsburgh family. We now have another beautiful entertainer in heaven!🙏🏻

By Carla Denardo - February 19, 2019

Shawn, you and your family are in my heart and my prayers at this sad time! Your mother will be in a better place and free of her earthly travails! Love you!

By Deborah Wynkoop - February 18, 2019

Dear Beautiful Mummy, we always called you Mummy, not Mom, because of your own Irish and Scottish roots. Each one of us kids with an Irish or Scottish name. You bequest your beautiful features on all of us but lucky me, our baby pictures were like exact, people always said and even your grandchildren, gorgeous, as they recieved so many of your stunning looks and your bounty of talents. Dancing (my daughter Autumn) writing (both Autumn and Adam) and myself and withmy sister Erin and two brothers, Kevin and Robbie, the love of a good film and we all love our pets too. There is much more, I only know we are flying in from London...and we want to send you off right! "Sing out Louise!" Every play or musical you acted in, every song you sung, every poetry or painting you painted and every time I witnessed you dancing was a joy to behold! You inspired me to write and to study film and this I did and now my daughter also just graduated from Majoring in English Literature and Film, like me. I also am bequested by ancestry your Irish mother's psychic abilities and love of healing with herbs, natural medicine. The Piper will play Danny Boy for your Mother's ancesty and wearing a kilt for your father's. May the road rise up to meet you in Heaven and bless you always for being my wonderful friend as well as my beautiful guiding star mother! And a wonderful and inspiring Grandmother to my daughter Autumn and all the grandchildren! Love is forever. Say Hi to all who have gone before you that we know and no fighting with Daddy, if you can help it! Love you Mummy, your eldest daughter who was lucky enough to get your blue eyes, Shawn xoxo <3 <3 Open up the gates of Heaven and there behold your Irish mother Margaret (Madge) O'Hanlon and your Scottish father, James Paterson with open arms! May the Piper play till dawn and may the reel be merry and fun! xxxx

By Shawn Margaret Cohen - February 18, 2019