Stephen J. Cohen

Stephen Joel Cohen, 80, of Brookfield, died on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Danbury Hospital.
He was the loving husband of over 49 years of the late Laurel P. (Wallach) Cohen who passed away less than two months ago on July 3, 2018.
Stephen was born in Far Rockaway, NY, on July 30, 1938, son of Alkin and Estelle (Chambers) Cohen. He grew up in Tarrytown, NY and graduated from Washington Irving High School.
He attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where he was graduated with Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.
A U.S. Army veteran serving from 1961 to 1964, Stephen was an accountant with the Duracell Corporation for forty years prior to his retirement.
A resident of Brookfield since 1981 coming from Rockland County, NY, he was a member of the United Jewish Center of Danbury.
Stephen will be remembered for his love of family and most especially for the beautiful way he cared for his wife Laurel in these last few years.
Stephen is survived by three daughters:  Mindy Stockfield and her husband Rick of Patterson, NY; Arlene Cohen of Plainsboro, NJ; and Rebecca Rosenzweig and her husband Jeremy of Monroe, CT; and five grandchildren: Shane, Evan and Calvin Stockfield and Abigail and Brett Rosenzweig. 
Funeral services will take place on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the United Jewish Center, 141 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury.
Interment will follow in Sharon Gardens, Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.
The family will receive friends at the United Jewish Center on Friday from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
 Contributions in Stephen’s memory can be made to the United Jewish Center, Danbury, CT or The Humane Society of The United States.
Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.
                                                     

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