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Martin Cohen, 92, of Savannah, Georgia, husband of Susan Cohen and father of Andrew Cohen, died Wednesday morning, January 20, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Born in Cologne, Germany, he was the son of the late Henrich Cohen and the late Jettchen (Jette) Simon Cohen. His family fled Nazi Germany to the British Mandate for Palestine where he served bravely in the Israeli War of Independence.  In 1950 he migrated to the US where he earned a Masters Degree from Colombia University.  Martin was an avid reader, loved to study and teach history and languages, and had a great sense of humor.  He enjoyed a successful career as a chemical engineer, most recently with Union Camp/International Paper in Savannah. 

Martin was the loved husband for 49 years of Susan Cohen, father of Andrew, father-in-law of Mandy, and beloved grandfather (Saba) to Hugo, Gatsby, and Sienna.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his sister, Ruth Wolff, of Framingham, Massachusetts.

The funeral service will be held at 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon, January 21, 2021, at the graveside, Bonaventure Cemetery.

You are invited to attend Mr. Cohen’s service via Zoom by clicking here.

Meeting ID: 934 3497 6788
Passcode: 193046

Online Condolences

  1. Manuela Bornstein says:

    Please accept my deepest condolences, to you,,and your family.

  2. Phyllis Scharf says:

    I will remember him always walking up and down our driveway and so happy. Please accept our condolences to you and your family. Phyllis and Michael

  3. Vera Dalia says:

    Dear Zuska;
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss and would like to express my deepest sympathies.
    Martin you and I met only once, but the encounter was special and enjoyable for me that I hoped to see both of you again. It was a chance meeting at the beach on Maui and you and I talked in Slovak and Martin every so often claimed “now it’s my turn” and than him and I conversed in Hebrew was ew. His Hebrew was excellent.
    Take care and I hope that after “covid” you will visit me on Maui. I will keeping touch.

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  5. Hanna says:

    Mila Zuzka s rodinou
    citim s Tebou v smutku nad stratou Tvojho manzela.
    Bozk a drz sa moja mila Zuzka.
    V smutku Hanna

    TRANSLATION – Mila Zuzka with her family – I feel sad for you over the loss of your husband. Kiss and hold on to my sweetheart Zuzka.
    In grief, Hanna

  6. Kristina Svenson says:

    Dear Susan, So sad to learn of Martin’s passing. As a member of the Landings international community, I have
    always enjoyed conversations with Martin during our
    gatherings. Losing the love of ones life is immeasurable.
    My thoughts are with you.

  7. Sigrid Bauer says:

    Dear Susan
    I am so sorry for your loss. Please, accept my deepest
    condolences to you and your family
    Fondly, Sigrid

  8. Suzan Tibor says:

    Dear Susan
    So sorry to hear of your loss and would like to express my deepest sympathy. My thoughts are with you in this difficult time. Suzan

  9. Debbie Lehrberger says:

    Wishing You much Comfort and Celebration of Life, of his Many Influences upon So Many Lives.
    He was such a Warm Hearted, Kind Man.
    You were so Lucky to Have him in your life
    With Much Love,

  10. Ann and John Remmert says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Being away from the Landings we have lost touch, and are sorry for that

  11. Stephen Weeks says:

    Andy, I’m so glad I was fortunate enough to know your dad. I’m sorry for your loss and will keep you, your mother and your children in my prayers.

    Stephen Weeks

  12. Pat and Julie Dillon says:

    Dear Cohen Family,

    We are sorry for your loss. We enjoyed visiting with Martin at the Fitness Center. He was always able to argue either side of an issue, which made talking with him so stimulating.

  13. Randy Rogers says:

    Condolences. Marty was a very smart engineer, and much admired by his “work” family here at Union Camp. Always smiling.

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