Georgette Cohen, 69, entered into rest Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at home. The daughter of Helen (Mandzak) Barnum and the late George Barnum, she was born September 7, 1948 in Newburgh.

Georgette was a graduate of Mt. St. Mary College and was a special education teacher in Port Jervis. She went on to receive her Paralegal Degree from Mercy College and worked at Martin A. Cohen, Esq. as a Paralegal. Mom will be sorely missed and fondly remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her mother Helen, she is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Martin Cohen; her son Michael Cohen and his wife Janet and their son Troy of Pine Bush, and daughters Mishi Cohen of New Windsor and Melissa Cohen of Salisbury Mills; as well as several cousins and many friends. In addition to her father George, she was predeceased by her brother, Philip Barnum.

Visitation will be held from 12-1 pm on Friday, February 16 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh, with a service and burial following in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh.

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