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Denise L Cohen Gershon

September 17, 1951 - September 14, 2020

Services Date September 18, 2020

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I’ll never forget Denise. I’ve been a tenant of hers for many now and we were very close from the first day we met. We would talk on the phone for hours and share feelings and stories of happiness and sadness. She was strong just like her mother, Sybil. God rest your soul and I pray you’re sipping tea and watching over us with your beautiful family together again.

Posted by Anonymous on December 8, 2021

It‘s been one year today 9/14 and not a day has gone by that I have not thought of you. I miss you every day…. I am just so sad. On your birthday on 9/18 I will order a tuna sandwich and a hot chocolate at Tarte Tatin, Just like we used to when we met up. I can’t believe how fast one year went by. Love you my friend! 9/14

Posted by Anonymous on September 14, 2021

Oh my gracious!! I’m just finding out about our loss of you Denise!!! What a beautiful person inside and out. I’ll never forget running the LA Marathon and hearing you call my name! When I stopped and looked there you were in your British accent looking at your watch stating “I’ve been waiting an hour!” ? Oh how I will miss you beautiful. You left us way too soon. I know your are all up there holding each other close now all together. I’ll never forget you. ~Susan

Posted by Susan A. on November 24, 2020

I am a tenant at one of the building she managed and knew her and Sybil for several years. I was shocked to hear this news. We communicated about building issues now and again and she was always very helpful. May she rest in peace.

Posted by Anonymous on October 15, 2020

Beautiful, strong, intelligent, generous, unique and incomparable, that is how I will remember my friend Denise of over 25 years. We met in the early 90s when our children were still in Kindergarten, later in school, and spent many days at Roxbury Park, took the children Trick or Treating, celebrated birthdays, and often met for coffee after dropping off the children, or just talked on the phone. My daughter loved her too. We always checked in on each other. We shared a lot... ups and downs... She always had stories to tell, knew about the world, was well travelled and never worried about the small stuff. Her generosity was unparalleled. I can not believe she is gone, and hope that after all the tragedies she had to endure during a short period of time she can now rest in peace. Good bye my dear friend. You are now reunited with your beloved Daniel whom you missed so much, your beloved mom Sybil who was your rock, and your husband Gerald. I will never forget you as long as I live. Until we meet again... Love you forever!

Posted by Jacqueline on October 2, 2020

Denise Gershon has gone ahead to rest with the angels. She was a woman of enormous personal courage, standards and style. Her love of America and Israel was only surpassed by her love of her son, Daniel, mother, Sybil, and husband, Gerald who predeceased her. We loved her, learned from her and imagined a future with her in our lives on a daily basis that was not meant to be. Our hearts are broken. She has shared with us the best and the worst parts of our lives, as we have with her. We are truly bereft and nearly incoherent with grief, but we are not alone; so many people recognized her originality, intelligence and devotion. I cannot believe in a religion that will not allow us to meet again. Her legacy of love, generosity, wisdom and friendship will remain next to us always. Fred Herz and Tracy Herz with Frederick, Howard and Raphael

Posted by Tracy Herz on September 28, 2020

We have known and enjoyed the Gershon’s for a good many years. We initially all met when my son David and Daniel who were about 8 or 9 where in the same BH Cub Scout Pack 100. The boys were inseparable, constantly in and out of each other’s houses. They both moved on to Scouts the legendary BH Troop 33. Who went on many camp outs in SoCal. Denise would come to these and was a real trooper. Always fun easy going and a pleasure to be with. Naturally we all become good friends. Daniel went on to become an Eagle Scout the panicle of scouting achievement. We were most proud. We have been with them with through all the sadness. And now we say have sadly say goodbye to Denise. It hurts. Denise has been a wonderful mother, wife and a diligent daughter to her amazing mother Sybil. Always positive, uplifting, fun and easy going. We’ll miss her greatly as her soul and all of her family is etched in our hearts and minds for eternity. I’m reminded of an old adage... “If you love what you lose Can you love what you love “ I think not we all go on together entwined in love. Denise you’ll forever be in our hearts. May G_d enjoy you as much as we have.

Posted by Grahame Elder on September 26, 2020

I met Denise and her husband, Gerald, at work at Lear. My work relationship with Denise was extended like a family. Denise and her mother, Sybil, were the most generous person I have ever met. I feel so valued and special with their overwhelming generosity, love and hospitality. I am so grateful meeting them in this life. She will be really missed, so her mom, their genuine smile, as they smile all the time. Thank you Denise.

Posted by Ben L on September 25, 2020

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