Lorraine Hope Cohen, a 44 year resident of the South Bay, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2007 in Torrance. Lorraine was born in New York, NY, on July 27, 1935. She is survived by her Son, Leslie Cohen of Victorville, CA; Son, Jeffrey Cohen of Yorba Linda, CA; four Grandchildren: Jordan, Ariel, Hansen, Grayson; Sister, Florence Centre of New York, NY. She was preceded in death by her parents George and Hazel Kivor. Lorraine was a member of National Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors and South Bay Board of Realtors. She joined Shorewood Realtors in 1984. Her personal interest were her son and grandchildren. She enjoyed playing cards in casinos She lived for her work. Lorraine was a fan of Neil Diamond (she attended many concerts) and of the San Diego Chargers. The Memorial Service will be held at Rice Mortuary Chapel in Torrance on Thursday July 12, 2007 at 11:00 AM, followed by a Reception in Rice's Lighthouse Reception Room. Inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Torrance Memorial Healthcare Foundation - For Diabetic Education C/O Mojave Chiropractic & Medical, 15080 7th Street #11 Victorville, CA 92395.

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  1. I’m so sorry for everyone’s loss. Lorraine was a second Mother to me. She took me under her wing and taught me how to be a better friend, wife, mother, and Realtor. I will miss her dearly. My prayers are with her children, grandchildren, and colleagues.

  2. Our hearts and thoughts are with you during these extremely difficult times. My memories of Lorraine are many, and my love goes out to all that loved her. She truly was one of a kind.

  3. It’s hard to express how much I will miss you. You were a wise and generous lady, who always gave of herself, wheather it be in work or personal relationships. I know, for me, you filled a void in my life I wasn’t aware I had. You will always be my dear, dear friend and a Mom I’d long ago lost.

  4. My prayers go out to the family at this time. I was lucky to have worked with her early on in my career. Whenever I called Lorraine seeking information she graciously would not only answer my questions but add other information that invariably came in handy later on. What a class act!

  5. Lorraine was the first agent I spoke to when I joined Shorewood many years ago. Moving here from Sotheby’s in Santa Monica, I was on a learning curve. Her sense of humor, kindness and generosity altered my experience. She set such a friendly tone, that I felt immediately welcomed and safe here. I carry that memory with me everyday and will extend the hand of friendship and kindness even more to my associates because she touched my life.

  6. My thoughts are with you. Lorraine was very proud of her family and grandchildren. I hope that gives you some comfort.

  7. We’ve missed Lorraine here at the office, but now … we will miss her even more. We always enjoyed telling each other jokes. I’ll miss her laugh.

  8. Lorraine was a very sweet lady & a good friend. I appreciate all her advice! I always felt better after a talk with Lorraine. I will miss her.

  9. To the famiy of Lorraine Cohen, Please accept my deepest sympathy on the death of dear Lorraine. She was truly a woman of integrity and great humor. She will be sadly missed. Linda Dondero

  10. Thank you Lorraine for being a nice neighbor. Your energy and enthusiasm will be missed. Love, Mimi and Andrew

  11. Our memories of Lorraine, Les & Jeff go way back to Freway Little League. Lorraine and the boys were great friends from long ago days, but we still remember them. Our prayers & thoughts are with you, Les & Jeff.

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