Lorraine T. Cohn (nee Coder), born on November 8, 1925, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, February 11, 2021. She lived for 95 years, 3 months and 3 days and remained young at heart.
Lorraine is survived by her children, Andrea Rousso (nee Levine) (Albert Rousso, spouse), Mitchell Levine (Susan Dropkin, partner) and Danny Cohn. Lorraine is also survived by her grandsons Brian Shaver (Heather Shaver (nee Lindsey), spouse) and Matthew Cohn, her step-daughter, Linda Hersh (nee Cohn) and step-grandson, Jarrod Hersh.
Her daughter Mona Shaver (nee Levine) passed away in a tragic accident in August, 1994.
Lorraine was married to Bernard Levine from 1945 to 1964. He passed away at the young age of 39. Lorraine then married Arnold (aka, Artie) Cohn in 1965. He was an American Ex-POW from World War 2. Arnold (aka, Artie) passed away in January, 2010.
After graduating from a 2 year training program, Lorraine worked as a medical assistant and laboratory technician. This was her profession until she moved from Far Rockaway, NY to Poughkeepsie, NY in 1978. Lorraine then worked for a market research and survey company, supervising over 100 workers in the North East region, USA.
Lorraine became a National Service Officer and Adjutant for the Veterans Administration as a result of being involved with the Hudson Valley Chapter for American Ex-POWs for which she also served as Corresponding Secretary. She helped veterans obtain the benefits that were due to them as a result of serving in the military. She was grateful to be a volunteer, and was honored and recognized for her service.
Lorraine is predeceased by her first husband, Bernard Levine, her second husband, Arnold (aka, Artie) Cohn, her brother, Harold Coder and her daughter, Mona Shaver (nee Levine).
Lorraine always tried to look on the bright side of things and could find good in anyone or anything. She respected the opinion and beliefs of others. She enjoyed keeping up with the news. She was a wonderful dancer and enjoyed singing along with American Standards. Lorraine took pride in her children and was proud that they are good people who are loving, kind and generous to others. The family is extremely grateful to Verona Wynter who was a devoted and trusted caretaker and friend, who adored Lorraine very much. Lorraine will be missed by her family and all who knew her.
Services are under the direction of McHoul Funeral Home of Fishkill, Inc, NY.