“Daughter of Muriel and David Cohen, an American WWII veteran, says the couple chose not to be separated after her mom tested positive for virus: ‘They were always together’”

Jewish liberator of Nazi camp, wife of 78 years die hours apart
by Associated Press
April 16, 2020

A World War II veteran and his wife of nearly eight decades who had tested positive for COVID-19 died together on the same day. David and Muriel Cohen died within hours of each other at a Longmeadow nursing home on April 10. Muriel, 97, had tested positive for the virus and David, 102, had been sick but his test results came back negative. The couple decided to remain together even as the Jewish Nursing Home tried to transfer residents who were infected to a separate unit. READ MORE

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