Charles Cohan

Obituary of Charles William Cohan

Charles "Chuck" William Cohan, 84, died 08/24/2023, at Embassy of Hearthside in State College, PA of complications from dementia. He was formerly of Hailey, ID and Bellevue, WA.

Born May 2, 1939, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Charles Carlton and Dorothy Hulse Cohan. He was proceeded in death by his brothers Joel and Richard Cohan and his second wife Maryl "Bunch" Cohan (d. 02/2020).

He is survived by his first wife Cynthia S. Cohan and their daughters Catherine Cohan (Micci) of Lemont, PA and Suzanne Cohan of Columbus, OH; two grandchildren, Sofia and Carmen Micci; a step-daughter, Stacey Sholtis and her husband Jack, and two step-grandchildren Colton and Caitlin Sholtis.

Charles graduated from Rutgers University in 1962. He obtained a Master's degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He worked in the commercial paper industry and retired as a vice president of sales for Georgia Pacific.

Thank you to his caregivers at Juniper Village and Embassy of Hearthside.

There will be no service.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Luke's Wood River Medical Center,, where Charles was a long-time volunteer.

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences may be entered at or visit us on Facebook.

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