Mr. Donald S. Cohen, 80, of Riverdale, passed away on Nov. 14, 2012. Mr. Cohen was born in Shreveport, La., and raised in Leesville, La. He served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War before working for Delta Air Lines, where he retired after 30 years. After retirement, Mr. Cohen was a volunteer in several capacities at Fayette Piedmont Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents, Irving and Mary Abrams Cohen; brother, Mickey Cohen and stepson, Phillip Putch.
Those left to cherish his memory include sister, Betty Balter of Miami; daughter, Jennifer A. Cohen, of Peachtree Corners, Ga.; ex wife, Mary Cohen, of Smyrna; step-children, Diana Cooper, of Fayetteville, Scott Cooper (son-in-law), of San Antonio, Texas, Elizabeth Putch, of Canton, Ga., and Mark (Candy) Putch of Elizabeth, Colo.; grandchildren, Marie (Wes) Huffman, Travis Cooper, Amy Putch, Stacey Putch, Amber Burkhardt, Mackenzie Huffman and Alexis Huffman; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services honoring Mr. Cohen will be held on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. at the Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, 2968 East Point St, East Point, Ga. 30344, 404-761-1138. The family will accept friends one hour prior to service. Burial will take place at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in College Park, following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mr. Cohen’s honor to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home, 760 Pollard Blvd. SW, Atlanta, Ga. 30315, 404-688-9515.