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COHEN, Frederick M (Myer)

June 08, 1936 – January 22, 2019

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Myer Cohen passed away peacefully at the age of 82.

He will be dearly missed by his wife Anita of thirty-four years; sisters, Ruth (MortOB”M) Levitt, Diane (Noel) Jampolsky and his first wife, Rena Dvorkin; his children, Jeff, Susan, Harley and Ronna; Anita’s children, Jeff (Cheryl), Debbie, Marshall (Mireille) and by his six grandchildren. Myer will also be missed by many loving family members and friends.

Myer was predeceased by his parents, Morris and Lily Cohen and his brothers, William (Bernice) and Bernard (ClariceOB”M).

Myer will be fondly remembered for his tireless work ethics within the Calgary Jewish community and within the Calgary recycling industry. (ABC Scrap Iron & Metal, Scrap City and most recently Shred-A-Can Recyclers).

His family would like to thank his caregivers; Tess & Dorothy who were so supportive and to the staff at Chinook Care Centre in Calgary for all the support and care they provided.

Funeral Services will be held at the Beth Tzedec Synagogue (1325 Glenmore Trail SW, Calgary, AB) today, January 24, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Beth Tzedec Memorial Park (122 Shalom Way SE).

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, 800, 7015 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2K6, Telephone: (403) 290-0110,

Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA OF CALGARY, Telephone: 403-244-4717.

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  1. I’m very sorry Anita and the entire family for Myer’s passing. Even before moving to Calgary nearly 34 years ago, I remember my late husband Lori speaking kindly of Myer and Bill. I wish the family great comfort in your memories. May his memory be for a blessing.

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