Blanche Cohen

Blanche Cohen, 98, of Portland, Ore., formerly of Gloversville, passed away on Thursday morning, March 28, 2013, at Robison Jewish Home in Portland.

She was born in Brooklyn on July 4, 1914, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Herman.

She was married to Sidney D. Cohen, who predeceased her.

She lived in Gloversville from 1946 until moving to Portland in 2003. She is a member of Knesseth Israel Synogogue in Gloversville.

Mrs. Cohen is survived by: her children, Robert S. Cohen of Chatham, N.J. and Andrea L. Cohen of Portland, Ore.; four grandchildren, Lauren Cohen Mitzner, Matthew Cohen, Adam Seskin and Elana Seskin; and two great-grandchildren, Grace Rainey Mitzner and Mikaiah Shankar Shakya.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, at Knesseth Israel Cemetery, Gloversville. Arrangments are with Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville, NY 12078.