NEW CASTLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Robert Keith Cohen, Sr., 74, formerly of New Castle passed away peacefully at home surrounded with family love, on Saturday, June 5, 2021.
Born in New Castle, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Robert and Cora R. (Jones) Cohen.
Keith was employed in the construction business as a carpenter most of his life. His last place of employment was the Pennsylvania Shell Cracker Plant in Monaca, Pennsylvania.
He loved listening to music, mainly jazz and enjoyed fishing in his spare time.
He served honorably in the United States Air Force, during the Vietnam War.
He was a member of the Masonic Order and Elks Lawrence Lodge #18.
He is survived by a daughter, Tami Dillon and son, Robert K. Cohen, Jr., both of Providence, Rhode Island; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rose (Cohen) Lee and Pauletta (Jeffrey) Lane, of New Castle; a brother, Carl Cobbs of Maryland and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by Robert and Cora Cohen, Winifred L Holmes-Byrd and Byron Cohen.
A Memorial Service will be held at the New Jerusalem Church in New Castle, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
Arrangements are being handled by the William F. & Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, Inc.
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