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Esther Cohen

Postby dick » Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:44 pm

Esther Cohen

It is with deep regret that I inform you of Esther Cohen's passing away last night. After Montreal 2000 she became a close and dear friend to Linda and I. We know she thoroughly enjoyed meeting and conversing with the many fans she met. Her energy and enthusiasm were contagious, and she will be sorely missed. Sincere condolences to Leonard and family.

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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby ucblue » Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:49 pm

very sad. she seemed to enjoy her life.
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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby jarkko » Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:54 pm

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So sad news. Esther was such a lovely person, always smiling and friendly.
Her presence brightened every occasion, and she was loved by
all our members who had chance to meet her.

Eija and I met her for the first time at the Event in Montreal
in 2000, and later many times in New York, and we have
so many fond memories of her.

She will be deeply missed. We have sent our sincere condolences to Leonard and his family.

Above is our first photo of her, from the Montreal Event in 2000.

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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby Susy » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:14 pm

... Dear Leonard , friends and Family please accept my deep condolences on the death of Esther Cohen !
many of us will miss this friendly Lady !
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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby friscogrl » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:17 pm

I am so sorry to hear this. I met her in New York at a get together the Frday night before the weekend shows at Radio City. She was as mentioned very friendly and engaged wholeheartedly with whomever she was talking to.
I found her delightful. My thoughts are now with her family and friends.

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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby LC&LC » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:41 pm

I am really saddened by this news....
The first time I had met Esther was at the Brooklyn concert, then the following year at the dinner before the Radio City Music Hall.
We had sent Esther a 'Closing time - no no no' tshirt after the Amsterdam concert as well as a set of Unified Heart jewellery. Esther was such a lovely lady, she wrote me a thank you note afterwards, and we had been in contact since then
She was a fine decent lady
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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby musicmania » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:42 pm

So so sorry to hear this. I too was lucky to meet Esther in New York last year. She was a wonderful lady, really friendly and was honoured to be a part of our community. I told her we were the honoured ones. RIP to a wonderful lady. My sincerest condolences to Leonard, the rest of their family and all her friends.
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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby phillip » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:45 pm

sorry to hear this sad news my thoughts and prayers are with you Leonard
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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby Danny57 » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:45 pm

Sincere condolences to Leonard and family. Eric en Danny Lostermans-Vanaudenhove
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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby chrissie01 » Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:05 pm

I am so sad to hear about Esther's passing. Although I never had the privilege of meeting her, I became used to her happy photos with Leonard and his fans, who I know loved this lady, and enjoyed her presence at events to celebrate her brother, and wonderful extended family' She seemed so full of vitality...it is hard to believe she has gone. Poor Leonard, especially, and in this his milestone of a year.
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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby Tchocolatl » Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:08 pm

Sincere sympathy for your loss.

May you ever find solace in the memory of the grace of her life and the warmth of her love.
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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby Mabeanie1 » Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:14 pm

I am shocked and saddened to hear this news. She seemed so vital and alert when we met her in New York in April 2013. It is a timely reminder of just how fragile life can be, especially in its later years.

My condolences to Leonard and all her family and friends. RIP Esther.

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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby holydove » Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:30 pm

So very sad to hear this. I had the privilege of meeting with Esther a few times & she was always so warm, kind & welcoming. Her energy was very bright & uplifting, & she always seemed so filled with the joy of life. I will always be grateful to have spent some very lovely moments with her.

Sincerest condolences to Leonard & family & friends. Esther will be missed & remembered by many.
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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby Mollydog » Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:31 pm

I am so sad to hear this news. I had the privilege of meeting Esther twice. She was so full of life and friendly to everyone she met. My thoughts are with Leonard and other family and friends at this difficult time.

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Re: Esther Cohen

Postby Vlastik » Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:37 pm

I am sorry to hear that. I too had the opportunity to meet this lovely lady last year in New York. Wonderful memory. My sincere condolences to Leonard, family and friends.

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