Allen Cohen Obituary

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Allen Cohen

June 27, 1929 - October 8, 2012
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Lifelong Staten Islander Allen Cohen, 83, a retired engineering director who loved boats and flying, died Monday at his home in Silver Lake. A graduate of Curtis High School, he attended Wagner College and earned his bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn. Mr. Cohen served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era. He was director of engineering at the city's Child Development Agency for 25 years. He retired in 2005. Mr. Cohen had been a lifeguard at South Beach and liked to play tennis, golf, ski and go horseback riding. A member of...
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Lifelong Staten Islander Allen Cohen, 83, a retired engineering director who loved boats and flying, died Monday at his home in Silver Lake.
A graduate of Curtis High School, he attended Wagner College and earned his bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn.

Mr. Cohen served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era.

He was director of engineering at the city's Child Development Agency for 25 years. He retired in 2005.

Mr. Cohen had been a lifeguard at South Beach and liked to play tennis, golf, ski and go horseback riding.

A member of the Richmond County Yacht Club, he loved boats and airplanes. He learned to fly when he was in his 70s, and had been taking flying lessons for the last five years of his life.

Surviving are his wife of 44 years, the former Patricia Sanger; his son, Michael; a sister, Naomi Teitelbaum Weiner, and a grandson.

The funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Nevsky-Yablokoff Memorial Chapel, Dongan Hills. Burial will follow in Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp.

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