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Barbara A. Cole

October 22, 1922 December 19, 2016
Barbara A.  Cole
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Obituary for Barbara A. Cole

Barbara Cole of Royal Oak died peacefully December 19, 2016. She was 94 years old. Barbara was born October 22, 1922 in Walkerville, Ontario, Canada to Caroline (nee Ross) and James Booth.

Barbara was totally committed to her family throughout her life. She also had a soft place in her heart for her dog, Shadow. She was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.

Barbara is survived by her children, Rick (Theresa) Cole, Jim (Wendy) Cole, Kathy (Bill) Fox, Jane Cole, and Caroline (Bill) Krynak and 14 grandchildren, Patrick (Shelly) Martindale, David (Shannon)Martindale, Stephanie (the late Jason) Clotfelter, Bryan(Erica) Cole, Stephen Cole, Beth (David) Goldberg, Tracey Cole, Scotty Cole, Jaycee Cole,Taylor Cole, Matt (Natalia) Fox, Jason (Megan) Fox, Alissa (Tony) Austin, and Marissa Krynak. She is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren, Evan, Ian, Austin, Micah, Eve, Oscar, Civia, James, Preslee, Navy, Kate and Gemma. Barbara is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Victor Cole, daughter, Vicky (Dwight) Martindale and sisters, Molly Hill and Anne Cash.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Road (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Monday, December 26th at 7pm. Friends may visit beginning at 3pm. Burial in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy.

Memorials appreciated to The Salvation Army, 16130 Northland Drive, Southfield, Michigan 48075, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-1942 or Purple Heart, 987 Manufacturers Drive, Westland, Michigan 48186.


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