Cole, Bessie


Bessie M. Cole

Bessie M. Cole, 98, of Philipsburg, PA died on Thursday, December 4, 2014  at Windy Hill Village, P.S.L. in Philipsburg, PA.

Born on February 23, 1916 in Madera (Belenia), PA, she was the daughter of the late John & Ethel (Lockett) Moss.  She married Roderick Cole on January 28, 1938 in Cleveland, OH; he preceded her in death on March 9, 1956.

Mrs. Cole was of the Christian Faith.  She retired from West Tech High School in Cleveland, OH where she was the Supervisor of Maintenance.  And she enjoyed gardening.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: five sisters, Elizabeth Brumbaugh, Virginia Moss, Maxine Moss, Florence Moss and Zennia Moss; and four brothers, Harry, Walter, Paul and John Thomas Moss.  She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Heath Funeral Home in Osceola Mills, PA; with Rev. Dr. Mary Jo Bruinooge officiating.  Burial will be at the Umbria Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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