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Dora Cohodes

April 26, 2010
The Daily News

IRON MOUNTAIN - Dora Sadie Cohodes, 91, of Iron Mountain, died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.

She was born Sept. 8, 1918, in Akron, Ohio, daughter of the late Phillip and Lena (Milakoff) Dwoskin. Dora was a long time resident of Iron Mountain.

She married Philip Cohodes on June 14, 1942. Dora was the office manager for M. Cohodes Sons for 27 years before retiring. She was a member of the Anshe-Knesseth Israel Synagogne. Dora was also a former member of the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Lions Club, Zonta, Iron Mountain Women's Club, the Lady Elks, and the Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her husband, Philip; two sons, Barry (Cheryl) Cohodes of Kingsford and Jerry Cohodes of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; one daughter, Marsha Ann Cohodes of Detroit; three grandchildren, Jamie (Mandy) Cohodes, Jeremy Cohodes, and Jasmine Cohodes; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Ben, Sam, and Harry Dwoskin.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday at the Erickson- Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Dr. Michael Zevitz will officiate.

Burial will be in Cemetery Park.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in her memory.

Condolences to the family of Dora Cohodes can be expressed online at

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the funeral arrangements.



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