COHEN, Annabel L.
of Elmira, NY formerly of Horseheads, NY passed away on Friday February 15, 2013 after a brief illness. Annabel was born September 11, 1916 in Bronx, NY the daughter of the late Herman and Minerva Adelson Laskow. She married her husband, Jacque H. Cohen, on August 6, 1939 in Syracuse, NY. Annabel and her husband Jacque owned and operated J.H. Cohen's Ladies' and Children's Apparel Store in Hanover Square since 1938 until their retirement. Annabel and Jacque were long-time members of Temple B'Nai Israel in Elmira, NY and Annabel was presently a member of Temple Kol Ami. Annabel was a member of The Horseheads Woman's Club and served with her husband on various community and civic organizations including The Horseheads Free Library. Mrs. Cohen was pre-deceased by her husband Jacque on April 3, 2001 as well as by her sister-in-law and brother-in-law Frances and Bernard Kahn. Annabel and Jacque were always so outgoing and will be remembered fondly by all who knew them. Annabel is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Rhonda & Earl Gurell of Pittsford, NY; sons: Richard Cohen of Elmira, NY and David Cohen of Chula Vista, CA; grandchildren: Daniel & Monica Gurell, Michael Gurell, Deborah Gurell Baldwin & Kevin Baldwin, and Catherine Cohen Godinez & Luis Godinez; great grandchildren: Jackson and Jordan Baldwin and Aaron and Kyla Gurell; nephews: Charles Kahn and Robert Kahn; several grand nieces and grand nephews and a host of caring friends. Mrs. Cohen's Funeral Services will be held on Monday February 18, 2013 at 11 AM at Temple Kol Ami 1008 West Water Street Elmira, NY. Rabbi Mimi Biatch will officiate and she will be assisted by Abraham Golos. Interment in Temple B'Nai Israel Cemetery in Elmira , NY. Those wishing may remember Annabel through memorials to The West Elmira Library 1231 West Water Street Elmira, NY 14905. Arrangements are entrusted to the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY.