Obituary: Franklin Cole, Class of 1954

Posted by Jesse Barkey on Jun 23, 2019 in Obituary
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Franklin M. Cole, 84 of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Friday afternoon, June 21, 2019 in UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, surrounded by the love of his family.

He was born in Mt. Pleasant, January 7, 1935, a Son of the late Clarence B. and Mable May Cole.

Franklin was a graduate of the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Pittsburgh, Class of 1954.

He was presently an employee of Carry All Products of Connellsville, as a laborer, for a number of years.  Previously he was employed, most of his life, by numerous Lumber Companies in the area.

Franklin was also owner/operator of his Family Farm, Coleland Dairy Farm.

Franklin was an avid hunter, and participated in numerous hunting trips within the United States, Africa and Canada.

Franklin was an honorable and kind gentleman who loved his family and was loved in return. 

He is survived by his loving wife, of 62 years, Della E. Miller Cole whom he married September 22, 1956,  in the Alverton Church of God.

Also survived by his adoring children;Emmett L. Cole and wife Kathleen of Connellsville, Candy S. Sefchik and husband Jeffrey of Alverton, James R. Cole and wife Mariya of Brookville, Timothy L. Cole and wife Edith of Mt. Pleasant.

His loving Grandchildren; Benjamin Byriel, Regina Arbogast and husband Philip, Robert Cole and wife Jennifer Thorne and husband Michael, Jacob Sefchik, Elizabeth Chestnutt and husband Stewart, Cameron Glenn, Nicholas and Preston Cole, Natalie, Katelyn and Alex Arbogast Preston and Adaleigh Cole.

Family and friends are cordially invited to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc., 417 Pittsburgh Street, Scottdale, Monday from 1 PM to 8 PM and Tuesday from 9 AM to 10 AM, the hour of his Funeral Service in the Funeral Home, with Pastor Lee Kline of the Alverton Church of God, Officiating.

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