Heath Scott Cohen, 52 of Rotterdam, NY died on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at the Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. Heath is the son of Paula Cohen Rosenblat of Watervliet, NY and the late Larry Cohen. He was a graduate of the Albany Academy for Boys and attended Hudson Valley Community College. Heath was a well-known musician in the Capital District and was an accomplished drummer. Through the years, Heath was a member of many local bands. He was also an avid motorcycle enthusiast.
Survivors in addition to his Mother include, his brother, Michael Cohen (Jamie Childs- Cohen), a sister, Kimberly Cohen Phillips (Eric) of Rotterdam, NY, step brothers, Heath Rosenblat of Queens, NY and Dr. Todd Rosenblat (Laura) of Ridgewood, New Jersey. He was the uncle of Liliana and Mackenzie Cohen and Madeleine and Nate Rosenblat. Nephew of Yvette and Alan Gebell of Niskayuna and Mark (Susan) Morganstern of Rosendale, NY. He is also survived by his cousins, Meredith Gebell, Elaine (Phil Sparer) Gebell and their son, Max Sparer; Luke Morganstern and his son, Jack Faris; Lily (Sean Kelley) Morganstern and their son, Asa; and cousin Harry Dorsey.
Services at the Levine Memorial Chapel, 649 Washington Avenue Albany on Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 10:30am. Friends are respectfully invited. Interment will follow services in the Ohav Shalom Cemetery on Church Road in Guilderland. Following the burial, a celebration of Heath’s Life will be held at The Hilton Garden Inn on Washington Ave in Albany.
Those wishing to remember Heath in a special way may make a memorial contribution to the American Cancer Society.
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