Formerly of Haverhill — Lillian Ruth Cohen, age 82, of Baldwinville, MA, died on Friday, March 14, 2014. Born in Mendon, MA, on April 9, 1931, Lillian was the daughter of the late Solomon and Bessie (Valinsky) Smith.
Lillian is survived by her children, Buffie Cohen and her husband, Mardy Murphy, of Providence, RI; Pamela and her husband, Steven Sloan, of Hillsborough, NJ and Joan Cohen-Mitchell and her husband, Timothy Cohen-Mitchell, of Greenbelt, MD. She also leaves to cherish her memory her grandchildren, Rachel Sloan of Wilimantic, CT; Heather Sloan of Hillsborough, NJ; Noah Cohen-Mitchell of Greenbelt, MD; her brother-in-law, Harry Schaechter of W. Hartford, CT; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
Lillian was predeceased by her parents; her spouse, Norman in 1998 and siblings, Bobby, Sidney and Ida and her sister-in-law, Marilyn.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her Funeral Service was held on Sunday, March 16, at 1 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Interment followed in the Children of Israel Cemetery in Haverhill, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lillian’s memory may be made to the Ida Schaechter Math Scholarship Fund at the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave., W. Hartford, CT 06117 or to the charity of the donor’s choice. To view her complete obituary or to send a condolence to her family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.