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Rose Howard

July 3, 1931 - July 6, 2015

Virginia Beach – Rose Howard, 84, passed away July 6, 2015. She was born to the late Paul Cohen and Cecelia Swersky in Liberty, New York. She is also predeceased by her husband, Chester Howard. Left to cherish her memory is her children, Kimberly Johnston of Winston-Salem, NC, Renee Williams of Virginia Beach, Todd Howard of Virginia Beach, and Bea Lytle of Houston, TX; her brother Hyman Cohen, multiple nieces and nephews and grandchildren as well. A graveside service will be held Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 11AM at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 8100 Granby St., Norfolk. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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