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Sylvia Doris Cohen

Sylvia Doris Cohen died on September 12, 2021 in Sarasota, Florida. She was born in Chelsea, MA and resided in Massachusetts before moving to Dover, N.H. with her husband Herbert to raise their family. Sylvia and her husband later migrated to the Sarasota area where she lived for the rest of her life.

She was predeceased by her husband, Herbert, sister, Edith, and grandson, Gregory.

Sylvia is survived by three children, Eliot of McLean, VA, Ellen (Mark) of Osprey, FL, and Jeffrey (Kathy) of North Potomac, MD.  In addition, she is survived by three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

A private funeral service was held at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon, MA.

In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to the Herbert and Sylvia Cohen Fund Boston Children’s Hospital, in memory of Sylvia Cohen. Contributions can be made at  Or mail checks, payable to Boston Children’s Hospital, to Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215-5301. Please include Sylvia’s name in the memo line.


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