It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Marvin Kohn, on February 20, 2019, in his 78th year.
Marvin was born on October 19, 1940, and was raised in the north end of Winnipeg. He attended St. John’s High School and graduated from the University of Manitoba School of Dentistry in 1963; he went on to practice dentistry for 50 years. On September 5, 1965, he married Penny Dozar.
Known for his great sense of humour and his passion for the game of golf, he was well loved by his family and many friends; he will be missed by all who knew him.
Marvin was predeceased by his parents, Sam and Shaindel Kohn, and by his brother, Sheldon Kohn. He is survived by Penny, his wife of 53 years, daughter Karen, son Sammy (Sara), and the loves of his life, his 3 grandchildren, Julia, Joshua, and Jolie. Also survived by his sister, Miriam Bronstein, sisters-in-law Faigie Greaves, Marsha Dozar, and Sheila Katz (Don), as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held on Friday, February 22, 2019, at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue.
Thanks to the wonderful nurses on the 3rd floor of CancerCare.
In Marvin’s honour, donations can be made to:
CancerCare Manitoba Foundation for Leukemia Research
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9