John Cohen

John Henry Cohen

Friday, September 1, 1944 - Thursday, March 25, 2021
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of John Cohen, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of John Cohen

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

John's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

John's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


John Henry Cohen, formerly of Sandusky passed away March 25th in Huntingdon, Pa.
Born to Simon Cohen and Cora Lee on September 1st, 1944, he resided in Sandusky for many years, until he moved to Youngstown, Ohio to pursue his passion for driving trucks.
“I am at peace, my soul’s at rest. There is no need for tears.
For with your love, I was so blessed for all those many years.”

Leaving to cherish his memory and missing him dearly his daughters, Felecia Gowdy, Marietta, GA, Theresa Moore, Sandusky, and Shasheila Cohen , Pittsburgh, PA; sons, John Odom, Orlando, FL, and Terrance Colbert, Oxnard, CA; eighteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Marilyn Cohen, Columbus, OH; and brother, Simon Cohen Jr., Columbus, OH; special niece, Ellise (Jimmy) Gaston, Columbus, OH; special aunt, Minnie Ruffin, Sandusky; along with special nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Simon Cohen and Cora Lee; grandparents, Essie and Major Ruffin I, Ruth Ruffin, Minnie and Jake Lee; uncles, Major Ruffin II, Frison Ruffin, Henry Ford and Ellis Cohen; aunts, Louise Wilson, Louberta Brown, Alberta Sykes and Ruthie Lee Ruffin; granddaughter, Tamara Blakely; and other family.

Family and friends are welcome to cherish his life on Saturday April 17th with a Memorial Service at 2 pm at Shoreline Park. Bishop Rufus GW Sanders will officiate. Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky is handling the local arrangements.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Henry Cohen, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for John

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, April 17th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, April 17th, 2021 2:00pm
    Shoreline Park
    Shoreline Dr.
    SANDUSKY, OH 44870
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of John here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Provide comfort for the family of John Henry Cohen by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Marla Aaron

Posted at 09:31pm
To the family my deepest condolences to you and may God give you all the strength you need to help you Marla N Kid's

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: