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Jason S. Cohen

August 16, 1941 - July 14, 2016

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date July 30, 2016

Jason S. Cohen, 74, passed peacefully Thursday, July 14, 2016, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was born on August 16, 1941 in North Adams Massachusetts. In his professional life, he worked in food services for the military.

He was congenial and people were fond of knowing him. He was proud of the fact that he taught himself electronics and learned to do graphics on his computer. He greatly enjoyed music, especially 50s genre, and playing guitar. Jason enjoyed learning and appreciated great humor, which often gave him great joy. He valued people and had a great many friendships. Jason recently attended a family reunion in Berkshire County where he connected with nieces and nephews to share memories. While visiting his niece Jacqueline and her husband Paul in Brooklyn, New York, he enjoyed having food prepared for him and going to restaurants, Broadway shows and musicals.

Jason is preceded in death by his brothers Sidney Cohen, Milton Cohen, Bernard Cohen, Edward Cohen and his sister Helen Cohen Aitken.

Jason is survived by his brother Donald Cohen and his wife Carol including many nieces, nephews; great nieces and nephews. His longtime friend Joel Daley, Joe Matarazzo and many friends will miss him.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 3:00 pm at the East Jehova Witness Congregation, 113 Old Lyman Rd. Chicopee, MA 01020. Donations can be made in his honor to the East Jehova Witness Congregation in Chicopee.