302-478-7100 Wilmington & Hockessin, DE

Elizabeth “Betty” Cohen

Betty Cohen, 96, of Wilmington, Delaware formerly of Braddock, Pennsylvania went home to the Lord Sunday, July 26, 2020.

 

Beloved wife of the late Max Cohen and loving mother of Donald (Sue).  She was predeceased by her parents, Andrew and Mildred Junio Brozek and sisters, Martha Scholl, Frances Murajda, Dolores Mazurkiewicz, and brothers Walter Brozek, Edward Brozek and Bernard Brozek. Betty is survived by many nieces and nephews.

 

After leaving high school Betty joined the United States Army and served her country during World War II, rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.

 

Upon discharge from the Army, Betty returned home and worked various jobs where she met her husband.  She then followed her husband’s career to Washington D.C. and later to Wilmington, Delaware.

 

Betty was admired by those around her for her strength, perseverance, determination and drive.  She enjoyed the beaches of Atlantic City and Wildwood New Jersey.  Her greatest passion was visiting the casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

 

Betty was devoted and caring to all that met her.  She was affectionately called “Mom” and loved by many.

 

Funeral Services

Funeral services will be private.

Condolences

    ELEANOR HEAVENS SHORT writes,
    Don and Susie Our condolences at the loss of your mother. May your memories sustain you in this time of sorrow. Betty was truly a strength. May God hold her in the palm of his hand. Love and Prayers.
    07/28/2020 06:32 pm
    Giovanni Conigliaro lit a candle and writes,
    I just want to say that this lady is a strong girl and she fought for her country and came home stronger and she left this world on a Sunday
    07/28/2020 10:01 pm
    Renee Downey writes,
    Dear Don and Sue, I admired the way your Mom lived her life and the light she brought to others. She was a very special woman leaving a legacy with us all and I am so sorry for your loss. All my love to you at this difficult time. Love---Renee
    07/29/2020 10:41 am
    Renee Downey writes,
    Dear Aunt Betty, You were not only my Aunt, but also my Mom, guiding, caring and advising me on things that were just between you and me, making our bond very special. I will miss the fun, the talks, the visits and especially our phone calls when you always would end them by saying "Love you, bye doll". Never, ever will you be forgotten only to hold a special place in my heart, and your wings to become my angel. I will always love and miss you but also wanted to say THANK YOU for being YOU. Love--Your niece Renee xo
    07/29/2020 10:48 am
    Kathleen Strang lit a candle and writes,
    You have our deepest,sincerest sympathy. Love Kathleen and Bill Strang
    07/29/2020 10:57 am
    Renee Downey writes,
    I lit a candle before but for some reason it didn't show up and I didn't want you to think I forgot to do that. You know Aunt Betty how we were with things like that. Love ---Renee xo
    07/29/2020 03:21 pm
    Renee Downey lit a candle and writes,
    Aunt Betty, The night sky will be even brighter now with your star among all the other ones. Miss you. Love ---Renee xo
    07/30/2020 07:24 am

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