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Nelson Cohen, 84, of Groveland and formerly of Peabody, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Beverly Hospital.
He was born in Haverhill on July 9, 1932, son of the late Simon and Rebecca (Berman) Cohen.
Nelson graduated from Haverhill High School with the Class of 1950 and later from the New England School of Art in Boston. He was a commercial artist and had a love for all sports.
Nelson is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara J. (Patkin) Cohen; daughter, Nancy L. Cohen of Medford; son, Scott L. Cohen of Rochester, N.H., and his fiancé, Heather Zitoli; granddaughter, Laura Cohen of Fairfield, Ohio.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 9, at 11 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Interment was in the Children of Israel Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA Hospice, 100 TradeCenter Suite G-500, Woburn, MA 01801.
To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  March 16, 2017
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