Stanley Cohen

Obituary of Stanley E Cohen

Stanley E. Cohen, 69, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2024 at Hunterdon Medical Center. Stanley was born on June 17, 1954 in Phillipsburg, NJ to the late Leonard and Goldie (Meirfield) Cohen. He graduated from Warren Hills High School class of 1972. He went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree in Studio Arts from Stockton College. He was an architectural model maker, and then stained glass artist for many years before finding his passion for Tai Chi/Qigong. Stanley was a Tai Chi/Qigong Instructor for over 18 years and taught at Warren County Nutrition sites, Senior Living Centers, Abilities of NWJ, Habitat Community Center and private classes. He was also certified to teach Tai Chi for arthritis. His gentle teaching methods helped many seniors and persons with disabilities build balance and strength through movement. In addition to QiGong, he enjoyed creating art, painting and drawing, long walks, nature and photography, eating too much and playing cards with poker pals. Stanley is survived by his loving wife of almost 40 years, Nina Denysenko; a brother, Harold Cohen and his wife Beth, his brother-in-law Lawrence Adams, his nieces Heidi (Cohen)Hopkins and husband John, Kristina (Adams) Blakeslee and husband Dr Chris Blakeeslee, Victoria (Johnson) Wright and husband Warren, and nephew Micheal Adams and wife Christina. Also survived by his beloved pets Mojo and Benny. Stanley was a good friend to many, especially his closest friends Rudy, Angie, John and Nancy. A Memorial Celebration of Stanley's life will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at the Habitat Community Center, 31 Belvidere Ave, Washington, NJ at 2:00 pm. To send an online condolence please visit Donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity Community Center or Hunterdon Oncology Center.
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