COHEN, Gloria, 87, of Peabody, passed away on October 12, 2019 at the Brudnick Center in Peabody, MA. Gloria was the daughter of the late Myer and Anne Bornstein. She was born on December 31, 1931 in Peabody and graduated Peabody High School in 1950. Gloria was a lifelong resident of Peabody. In 1953, she married her husband Julian, who passed away in 2006.
Gloria worked for many years as a secretary, retiring from the JB Thomas Hospital. She was an avid mahjong player and bowler with her friends. She loved to knit, making sweaters and hats for anyone. She also enjoyed needle point, painting and calligraphy. Julian and Gloria spent every summer Saturday at their favorite beach, Good Harbor Beach, reading, walking and enjoying family and friends.
They spent winters in Florida for more than 25 years, traveling from Peabody to Delray Beach.
Gloria is survived by her sons, Stephen and his partner Karen, and Paul and his wife Amy, grandchildren Amy and her husband Lou, Brian and his wife Tara, Alyssa and her husband Enx, Jason and his wife Melissa, great-grandchildren JJ, Delilah, Edith, Oliver, Julian and Reese, and her sister and best friend, Ruth Kahn and her husband Eric. Gloria is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins as well as her friend and companion, Abe Ogman. Her greatest pleasure was spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Services at Chapel at Maple Hill Cemetery, 98 Canterbury Dr., Peabody, on Tuesday, October 15,2019 at 1:00 pm. Shiva at the home of Paul and Amy Cohen in Waltham on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00-9:00 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to westendhousecamp.org, conquercancer.org or www.mayyimhayyim.org.