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Melville Stanley Cohen

Melville Stanley Cohen[1]

Male 1929 - 2006  (77 years)

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  • Name Melville Stanley Cohen 
    Nickname Mel 
    Born 24 Mar 1929  New York, NY, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Sep 2006  Charlotte, NC, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hebrew Cemetery, Charlotte, NC, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2040  Smithwick Family Tree | Goldman Family
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2016 

    Father Harry Cohen 
    Mother Gertrude Posner 
    Family ID F731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family R. Goldman 
    +1. S.J. Cohen
    +2. J. Cohen
    +3. D. Cohen
    +4. A. Cohen
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 15:33:59 
    Family ID F701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hebrew Cemetery, Charlotte, NC, US Link to Google Earth
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    Mel Cohen
    Mel Cohen

  • Sources 
    1. [S207] Obituary - Mel Cohen, (
      A native of New York City, he was raised in Shelby where he attended school. He also attended the Riverside Military Academy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Phi Beta Kappa) and received a master's degree from New York University.

      While living in Charlotte, he owned and operated many retail shops including Cohen's of Shelby and Melville's Children's Shops. He also worked in many facets of real estate including stints with Colornet and ERA Realty. He was a member of Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity, a member and president of B'Nai Brith Men, a member of Temple Israel in Charlotte and Temple Beth El in Port St. Lucie and an active member of the Toastmasters.

      Mel loved life. He loved laughter, singing, the Miami Hurricanes and his Tarheels.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Gertrude Posner Cohen and Harry S. Cohen and his sister, Rella Kort.