Phyllis Sara Cohen, of East Lansing, MI, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the age of 77.
Phyllis was born on March 13, 1942, in Detroit, MI, to Anne and David Kaplowitz. She graduated from East Lansing High School and co-owned and managed the family businesses — Jerry Cohen Photography and Invitations by Phyllis — for over 30 years. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Enid Kaplowitz; husband, Jerry Cohen; and daughter, Lori.
She is survived by her children, Renee (Matt) Goodwin, Matthew (Shannon) Cohen; five grandchildren: Juliana, Evan, & Asher Cohen, and Jory & Lainie Goodwin; her sister, Roslyn Covey; and brother, Mark Kaplowitz.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 1924 Coolidge Road, East Lansing, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jerry Cohen Photography Fund at Congregation Shaarey Zedek, or to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.