Martin M. Bell, W’41, L’48 of North Bethesda, Md., died on
June 21 at Casey House Montgomery Hospice. He is survived by his wife,
Ruth C. Bell; two daughters, Janis and Judith, and two grandchildren.
Frederick Cohen, W ’57, L ’60 died on July 24 in Bala Cynwyd,
Pa. Mr. Cohen was highly regarded as a family law expert, serving
as chief support master for the Montgomery County Court since 1994.
In that role, he advised the court on child support and other issues that
arise in family court cases. He was a partner at the Philadelphia law firm
of Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel since 1996, and previously
at Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley. He had been featured in The
Best Lawyers in America, and recognized for his work by Philadelphia
Magazine and Law & Politics. Mr. Cohen lectured on law for continuing
legal education programs and was past chaiman of the family law
section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. A Philadelphia native, he
graduated from Overbrook High School and received his bachelor’s
degree from the Wharton School of Business before going on to earn
his J.D. at Penn Law School. Mr. Cohen is survived by his wife, Danièle
Bivas Cohen, and two sons, Seth and Philip Cohen.