Joan Cohan

January 24, 2021


Joan Cohan, 87, recently of Barnegat, NJ, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Southern Ocean Medical Center, Manahawkin, NJ.  Born in Sayreville, NJ to her late parents, Helen and Fred Rackenback, she grew up in South River, NJ and resided in East Brunswick, NJ for over 50 years. Joan was past President and member of the Old Bridge Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. 

She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Harry J. Cohan, Jr. (October 22, 2019). Surviving are her four loving children, Donna-Jo Cohan (Cari), Brian Cohan (Tammy), Colleen Johnson (Mitch), Todd Cohan (Emily); seven cherished grandchildren, Alexis, Hannah, Ashley, Erin, Zarina, Kyle and Hudson.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 10-11:30 AM. Entombment to follow at Frost Woods Memorial Park, East Brunswick, NJ. (

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January 28, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 PM
Barnegat Funeral Home
841 West Bay Avenue
Barnegat, NJ 08005

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