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Minerva Ann (Blatt) Cohn

September 18, 1921 ~ August 29, 2019 (age 97)


Minerva A. Cohn, 97, of Bern Twp., passed away Thursday, August 29th in her residence.

She was married to the late Herman F. Cohn, Sr. who passed away May 10, 1993.

She was the daughter of the late Evan Blatt and Leah (Behney) Blatt.

She was a member of Bern Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bern Twp.

In Minerva’s earlier years she was employed by Kelray Knitting Mill in West Reading.

She enjoyed crocheting and maintaining her flower and vegetable garden.

She loved her dog “Princess”.

Surviving is a daughter, Barbara Ann Hartman, wife of Richard Hartman of Bern Twp.

There are two grandchildren, Melissa Ann Cohn and Amanda Elizabeth Cohn.

Also, there are three siblings, Samuel and Harold Blatt and Helen Irene Wenrick.

Minerva is predeceased by a son and daughter in law, Herman F. Cohn, Jr., who passed away December 1, 2014 and Susan A. (Beissel) Cohn who passed away June 15, 1992.

There is a predeceased grandson, Jonathan M. Cohn who passed away January 1, 2013.

Also, six predeceased siblings, Lucy Yoh, Mary Sensenig, and John, Florence, Mabel, and Darius Blatt.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 3rd at 11 am in the Kirkhoff Funeral Home, 206 N. Main St., Bernville with Reverend Phyllis Wolkenhauer officiating.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday from 10 until 11 am in the funeral home.

Interment will follow in Bern Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Rd., Birdsboro, PA 19508 and Bern Evangelical Lutheran Church, 820 W. Leesport Rd., Leesport, PA 19533.






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September 3, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kirkoff Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Bernville, PA 19506

Funeral Service
September 3, 2019

11:00 AM
Kirkoff Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Bernville, PA 19506

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