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Florence B. Cohen-Schepart Obituary

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Florence B. Cohen-Schepart

Windsor, Connecticut

February 21, 1935 - June 8, 2024

Florence B. Cohen-Schepart Obituary

Florence (Berkon) Cohen-Schepart, 89, of Haddam, formerly of West Hartford and Windsor passed away peacefully Saturday, June 8, 2024. Born and raised in Hartford to the late Samuel and Rosella (Glazier) Berkon, Florence graduated Weaver High School class of 1953. She lived many years in West Hartford before moving to Windsor in 1980 and then to Haddam in 2022.

Besides her parents Florence was predeceased by her brother H. Melvin Berkon, her former husband and father of her children Newton A. Cohen and her late husband Howard Schepart.

She spent her professional career as administrative assistant for Hartford High School, and retired from the City of Hartford Board of Education as their secretary. She also served as PTA president of Beth Shalom Synagogue in Hartford.

Spending time with her family and good friends was very important to Florence. She also enjoyed going to the casino and playing cards with friends, especially Mahjong and Canasta.

Florence leaves her daughters Shellee Horner and her husband Thomas of East Granby and Rebecca Blake and her late husband Austin of Deep River; and her Boyzee David W. Cohen and his wife Laura of Chester. She was a loving and devoted Bubby to eight grandchildren Anna (Greg), Jacob, Samuel, Matthew, Rachel, and Grace Cohen and Logan(Alyse) and Kelsee Horner. She leaves many close cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 11 AM at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 East Kings Highway Chester CT. Rabbi Marci Bellows and Cantor Belinda Brennan will officiate. Her family will receive friends from 10:30 AM prior to the service. Burial will follow in Fountain Hill Cemetery, Deep River, CT. Contributions in memory may be made to The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Ashford CT. For directions or condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com



To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Florence B. Cohen-Schepart hosted by Carmon Community Funeral.

Florence (Berkon) Cohen-Schepart, 89, of Haddam, formerly of West Hartford and Windsor passed away peacefully Saturday, June 8, 2024. Born and raised in Hartford to the late Samuel and Rosella (Glazier) Berkon, Florence graduated Weaver High School class of 1953. She lived many years in West Hartford before moving to Windsor in 1980 and then to Haddam in 2022.

Besides her parents Florence was predeceased by her brother H. Melvin Berkon, her former husband and father of her children Newton A. Cohen and her late husband Howard Schepart.

She spent her professional career as administrative assistant for Hartford High School, and retired from the City of Hartford Board of Education as their secretary. She also served as PTA president of Beth Shalom Synagogue in Hartford.

Spending time with her family and good friends was very important to Florence. She also enjoyed going to the casino and playing cards with friends, especially Mahjong and Canasta.

Florence leaves her daughters Shellee Horner and her husband Thomas of East Granby and Rebecca Blake and her late husband Austin of Deep River; and her Boyzee David W. Cohen and his wife Laura of Chester. She was a loving and devoted Bubby to eight grandchildren Anna (Greg), Jacob, Samuel, Matthew, Rachel, and Grace Cohen and Logan(Alyse) and Kelsee Horner. She leaves many close cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 11 AM at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 East Kings Highway Chester CT. Rabbi Marci Bellows and Cantor Belinda Brennan will officiate. Her family will receive friends from 10:30 AM prior to the service. Burial will follow in Fountain Hill Cemetery, Deep River, CT. Contributions in memory may be made to The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Ashford CT. For directions or condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com



To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Florence B. Cohen-Schepart hosted by Carmon Community Funeral.

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