Shirley Kohn, a long-time Chapel Hill resident, passed away on February 14, 2015, the day after her ninety-fifth birthday. Shirley was born on February 13, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York, to Tillie (Siegman) and Emanuel Klipstein. Although she was born on Friday the thirteenth, she had nothing but good luck her entire life.
Shirley was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bill Kohn who died in 2013, after almost sixty-five years of marriage.
Shirley loved travel, shopping, Mah Jong, and cooking.
Shirley is survived by her adoring son David and wife, Joan, grandchildren; Rachel and Evan, and many friends and relatives. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, February 17,2015 at 12:00 p.m. at Raleigh Hebrew Cemetery, 450 N. State St., Raleigh. If necessary, please contact Brown-Wynne Millbrook at 919-876-6900 due to inclement weather and possible service time changes.
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