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Alan S. Cohen

April 24, 1952 - February 28, 2015

Alan S. Cohen, 62, of New Berlin, died at 11:16 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at his residence.

He was born April 24, 1952, in Springfield, to Harry and Anne Rubin Cohen. He married Tammy DeVarose-Harris on April 25, 2009, and she survives.

He is also survived by one daughter, Jennifer (Matthew) Cohen-Deihl of Tampa, Fla.; three stepchildren: Jason (Sadie) Harris of Lincoln, Ill., Amanda (fiancé, Thomas Angelo) Harris of Chapin and Kasondra Harris-Gleason of Springfield; three grandchildren: Makenzie, Jakob and Lilyann; one sister, Pam (Myles) Hirsch of Los Angeles, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews, including Heather and Nicole of Los Angeles, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Alan was an avid Illini fan (especially basketball). He had season tickets for over 32 years. He was also a Cubs and Blackhawks fan. He greatly enjoyed spending time with co-workers and family. He was employed by the Illinois Secretary of State office for 38 years.

The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Kenneth Carson, Becky Day, RN and the entire staff at the Siteman Cancer Center for the exceptional care they provided Alan.

Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Friday, March 6, 2015, at Staab Funeral Home with Rabbi Barry Marks officiating. Burial will follow at New Berlin Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: The Family Of Alan Cohen or Barnes Jewish Hospital Foundation, 1001 Highlands Plaza Dr. West, Ste. 140, St. Louis, MO 63110; please write Steinback Foundation on memo line.

 

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015

Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Friday, March 6, 2015

Time: 11:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, March 6, 2015

New Berlin Lutheran Cemetery

Address:

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Memorial Information

Barnes Jewish Hospital Foundation

Address:

1001 Highlands Plaza Dr. West, Suite 140, St. Louis, Missouri, 63110

(314) 286-0600 Map

Memorial contributions may be made to: The Family Of Alan Cohen or Barnes Jewish Hospital Foundation, 1001 Highlands Plaza Dr. West, Ste. 140, St. Louis, MO 63110; please write Steinback Foundation on memo line.


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