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Barbara Joan Cohn

March 7, 1934 - April 17, 2020

Barbara Joan Cohn passed away on April 17, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. She was born on March 7, 1934 in Portland to Bernard and Helen Schnitzer.


Barbara was passionate about, and maintained an extensive rose garden that garnered awards through the Rose Society. She was involved in her community, and known for her open heart and generosity. 


She loved to travel and spend time with her family. Barbara met her husband Howard Cohn, on a blind date, and was married 64 years. She is survived by her husband, and daughter Susan Cohn. Barbara has two loving grandchildren, Sean and Dylan Savage. Barbara touched many people’s hearts. We will all cherish her loving memory.


Donations can be made to: The Social Action Food Fund of Congregation Beth Israel,, and the GoFundMe for supporting Westview High school homeless children,


Susan and Howard

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