Bernard Koren 1958-2014

MARIETTA, Ga. – Bernard Koren, 55, formerly of Warren, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at WellStar Kennestone Hospital after a short illness.

He was born Oct. 26, 1958, in Warren, the son of Bernard and Annabell Persons Koren Fuller.

Bernie formerly was a painter at Ohio Coach Works.

Survivors include his mother of Howland; father of Cortland; two daughters, Stephanie of Howland and Heather of Warren; six grandchildren; four sisters, Teresa Cain, Myndi Gibbs and Pam Furbee, all of Warren, and Cyndi Sweitzer of Marietta, Ga.; and two brothers, Richard of Silver Creek, Ga., and Tim of Howland.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jim and Luella Persons; and paternal grandparents, Steve and Mary Koren.

There will be no calling hours or funeral services. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Arrangements for Bernard were entrusted to the Georgia Cremation Center in Acworth, Ga.