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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Josephine G. Cole, 86, of Coudersport, PA

Josephine G. Cole
Josephine G. Cole

Coudersport,PA- Josephine G. Cole, 86, of Coudersport, PA, passed away at Sweden Valley Manor on Nov. 10, 2015. She is now reunited with her husband, N. Bruce Cole, Sr. whom she married on Feb. 16, 1951 in Hatboro, PA.

Josephine was born on December 23, 1928 to her parents Linwood and Grace Messier in Orange, NJ. Upon completion of high school, Josephine graduated from Abington Memorial Hospital School of Nursing and attended Glossboro State College (Rowan University) and received a BA in Health Education. Her two passions in life were her family and her nursing career.

Josephine is survived by eight children: Grace Kellert (Joseph) of Coudersport, Norton B. Cole, Jr. of Coudersport, Nancy Loughry (James) of Masury, OH, Thelma Lentz (Russell) of Loyalsock, PA, Judy Kilduff of Sinking Springs, PA, Joseph Cole (Sandy) of Coudersport, Michael Cole (Linda) of Coudersport, and Timothy Cole of New Port Richey, FL. She also has fourteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter- Joanne Cole, son- Brian Cole, brother-Linwood Messier, and sister-Thelma Hagerman.

Family and friends are invited to Josephine’s Life Celebration at St. Eulalia Catholic Church, 6 East Maple St., Coudersport, PA, 16915, on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 1p.m. for a time of visitation with a service to follow with Father Joseph Campbell as officiant.

The Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home, “A Life Celebration Home”, has been entrusted by the Cole Family to make the arrangements for Josephine’s service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Cole Memorial Hospital in memory of Josephine.


Anonymous said...

Dear Joe and family,So sorry to hear about your mother.....
hope you are all ok... God Bless Roger C.

Sue Mitchell said...

Mrs. Cole touched so many lives, and will be missed by many. What a great day in the mid-1970's when the Cole family moved to Coudersport. Very glad to know them all and be their friend.