Cohn, Thelma July 28, 1915 - October 8, 2016 Thelma Miller Cohn ,101 yrs., died on Oct. 8th in Sarasota. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., the 3rd of 7 children, she was a child piano prodigy. Thelma was a popular accompanist and arranger until her final days. For 15 years, Thelma and Bea Solomon, her music partner, performed throughout the Northeast, presenting "one woman interpretations of Broadway shows " for charitable causes. Since moving to Venice, FL in the 1970's with her husband, Herbert Cohn, she was engaged in many musical endeavors, entertaining at senior centers, giving scholarships to gifted teens, performing with Venice Musicales, Suncoast Duo Pianists, and more. She was a Life Member of Hadassah. Thelma is survived by daughter, Judy Bloch (Jack) of Longboat Key, and son, Donald Cohn (Barbara ) Palm Beach Gardens, 4 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and her sister, Shirley Kay. Interment was at Jewish Center of Venice Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the JCV, 600 N. Auburn Rd., Venice, FL 34292 .
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