Samuel Cohen, 98, of Delray Beach, Fla., formerly of Springfield, died May 7 at Delray Hospital in Florida. He was the husband of Rita Block Cohen and was predeceased by his wife Shirley Cohen. He served in World War II in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theatre. He worked as a salesman for Mansfield Paper for many years. He was a lifelong member of Congregation Kodimoh, now known as Congregation B’nai Torah, and Temple Anshei Sholom in Delray Beach, Fla. since 1982. In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children, Kenneth Cohen, Myra Cohen, Gary Block, Robert Block, and Jody Eckman; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be made to Jewish Geriatric Services, 770 Converse St., Longmeadow, MA 01106, jewishgeriatric.org.
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