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    Dorothy (Dot) Cohen, born April 13, 1917, died June 14, 2014. Dorothy Cohen led a life well lived.  She died at the age of 97 in her home in Washington State of age-related causes. Dorothy was born and raised in Philadelphia, the eldest of six children.  She graduated from Simon Gratz High School in 1935, and in 1940, Dorothy married Irving Cohen.

    Dorothy (Dot) Cohen, born April 13, 1917, died June 14, 2014. Dorothy Cohen led a life well lived.  She died at the age of 97 in her home in Washington State of age-related causes. Dorothy was born and raised in Philadelphia, the eldest of six children.  She graduated from Simon Gratz High School in 1935, and in 1940, Dorothy married Irving Cohen.  They moved to Cherry Hill in 1953 to raise their two children. They enjoyed 52 _ years of marriage before Dot was widowed, and Irv remained the love of her life for the rest of her life.  Dorothy lived in the same house in Cherry Hill until age 85, at which time she moved to Port Angeles, Washington to live closer to her daughter.  She remained active in that community well into her 90's. A talented painter and sewer, Dorothy was also a lifelong swimmer and an avid reader.  Her creative streak came out in everything she touched.  Dot loved life, and she loved her life.  She is best remembered by her red hair and outgoing manner, her passion for swimming and her painting. Dot is survived by her son Richard (Susan) Cahaan of Columbus, Ohio; daughter Eileen (John) Herrling of Port Angeles, Washington; 3 grandchildren Dirk, Danielle and Lianne; 7 great-grandchildren; brother Harry Kartoz of Atlanta Georgia; sister-in-law Judith Kartoz of Gerttysburg, Pennsylvania; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her mother Goldie Silvers Kartoz; father Louis Kartoz; sisters Diana, Lillian and Frances; brother Bernie; as well as by her husband Irving. Dot had the spirit of an eagle that soared and was loved by most of met her and certainly by all who truly knew her.  Anyone who is so inclined may donate in Dot's memory to the William Shore Memorial Pool, care of the Dorothy Cohen Fund, 225 East Fifth Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362.