Re: Obit.: Cole, Willis Cecil

Is this Cole family in any way related to my ggg grandfather, Absolum Cole?

Katherine Joyce- Walker

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On Aug 7, 2013, at 9:11 AM, James Alexander <pastoral@...> wrote:

> Wanda Marie Cole (my niece) and her spouse, Peter Atkinson, are parents of three children:
> Amber, Crystal, and Ashley
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> Lily Parker, b. 2011
> Rose Parker, b. 2012
> Sarah (twin) Britton, b. 2011- d. 2012
> William (twin) Britton, b. 2011
> Grace Britton, b. 2013
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> To: nscumber@yahoogroups.com
> From: davidwinter@...
> Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2013 07:57:07 -0300
> Subject: Re: [nscumber] Obit.: Cole, Willis Cecil
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> Hi Clemm:
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> You're right. I had 1921 in my program but the obit said 1929, and was
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> I think maybe his surviving daughter, Wanda Marie has his birth date wrong.
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> His Baptism below would make him age 23 at the end of WWII which is more
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> Secondly, he lists "two" sets of grandchildren; one set of three and one set
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> of four. Could Wanda have been married to someone else before Peter Atkinson
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> for the set of 3? Annie Elizabeth Vaughan in 1996 is only survived by 3
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> grandchildren. Willis and Annie's other 3 children didn't live to adulthood.
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> St. George's Anglican, Parrsboro and Holy Trinity Anglican, Fox River; Reel
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> #11761-X, NSARM, Halifax, N.S.
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> Willis Cecil Cole (Adult), s/o Woodbury McLellan and Margaret Clark Cole,
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> Tatamagouche
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> Born French River, N.S. 20 Oct 1921; Baptized 8 Oct 1955 at Holy Trinity
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> By Rev. H.A. Kay
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> Source: Dave Winter, 6 Dec 2011
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> On 13-08-07 7:38 AM, "Clemm Larsen" <celarsen34@...> wrote:
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>> Must have enlisted young. He would be age 15 at end of WWII.
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>> To: nscumber@yahoogroups.com
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>> From: davidwinter@...
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>> Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2013 07:26:16 -0300
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>> Subject: [nscumber] Obit.: Cole, Willis Cecil
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>> His first wife was Annie Elizabeth Vaughan from Fox River.
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>> Obituaries
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>> (October 20, 1929 - August 4, 2013)
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>> Cole, Willis Cecil ­ 83, Tatamagouche, passed away August 4, 2013 in Lillian
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>> Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche and is now in heaven. Born in French
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>> River, Colchester County, he was a son of the late MacLellan and Margaret C.
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>> (Tattrie) Cole. Willis worked for many years with Reid¹s Wholesalers in
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>> Moncton as a shipper and receiver and in retirement continued to work
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>> providing night security for Coop Atlantic in Moncton. Willis enlisted for
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>> service during WWII, but was injured during basic training which ended his
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>> time in the military. Willis¹s favourite Holy scripture was 1 Corinthians
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>> 13:10. He enjoyed attending card parties and playing crib and was a member
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>> of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 64 in Tatamagouche. Willis was a
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>> wonderful father, grandfather and loving man. Surviving are his daughter,
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>> Wanda (Peter) Atkinson, Moncton; grandchildren, Amber (Andrew) MacLellan;
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>> Crystal (Mike) Parker; Ashley (Joshua) Britton; grandchildren, Lily, Rose,
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>> William and Grace; step-children, Kevin (Melissa) Trenholm, Beverly
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>> Trenholm, Brenton Trenholm and Mary Trenholm; step-grandchildren, Jayson and
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>> Aaron; sister, Phyllis Sutherland, Calgary; brother-in-law, Gordon Hillier,
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>> Tatamagouche; nieces and nephews and special friends Denise and Mark and
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>> their family with whom he lived for the past year. He was predeceased by his
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>> first wife, the former Annie Elizabeth Vaughan; second wife, the former
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>> Miriam J. Baker; sons, David and Wayne, daughter, Gloria;
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>> Great-granddaughter, Sarah Esther Britton; brother, Ernest and his wife
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>> Elsie; sister, Muriel Hillier. Visitation will be held from noon until time
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>> of funeral service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Coulter¹s
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>> Funeral Home, Tatamagouche, Pastor John Weiler officiating. Interment will
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>> be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 12, 2013 in Elmwood Cemetery in Moncton.
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>> Memorial donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Canada or North Shore Health
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>> www.mmcfunerals.com
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>> [Collected by DAW 6 Aug 2013]
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>> The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star
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>> Published: 02/12/96
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>> Page: B14
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>> COLE, ANNIE ELIZABETH
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>> COLE, Annie Elizabeth - 66, Kenneth E. Spencer Memorial Home, formerly of
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>> Willow Street, Moncton, N.B., died February 9, 1996, in the home. Born May
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>> 6, 1929, at Fox River, Cumberland County, she was a daughter of the late
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>> James W. and Sophronia (Leary) Vaughan. She was a former bookkeeper with T.
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>> Eaton Company and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. She was actively
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>> involved with the Moncton chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Surviving
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>> are her husband, Willis Cecil; daughter, Wanda (Mrs. Peter Atkinson),
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>> Moncton; sisters, Mrs. Bertha Smith, Centreville, Kings Co.; Mrs. Ethel
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>> Kelderman, Fredericton; Mrs. Ida Rissesco, Windsor, Hants Co.; brother, Guy,
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>> West Brook, Cumberland Co.; three granddaughters; several nieces and
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>> nephews. She was predeceased by sons, David, Wayne; daughter, Gloria;
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>> sisters, Dora, Jean, Myrtle, Mary, Amy; brother, Owen. Visitation 2-4, 7-9
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>> p.m. today, funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, both in Cadman's Funeral Home, 114 Alma
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>> St., Moncton, Rev. Kelvin Ironside officiating. Burial at a later date in
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>> Elmwood Cemetery. Donations to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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>> Chronicle Herald Obituary CD
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