Guy Cole

Obituary of Guy Cole


Guy A. Cole, 95, formerly of Calaboga Rd., Hammond, NY, died Friday, July 21, 2017 at Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, NY.

Born on July 8, 1922 on the family farm in Redwood, NY, he was a son of Charles and Emma Kring Cole and graduated from Redwood High School in 1939.

Mr. Cole married Betty L. Schermerhorn on January 29, 1945 at the Theresa Methodist parsonage in Theresa, NY with the Rev. Kenneth D. Jones, then pastor, officiating.

Mr. and Mrs. Cole operated a fifth-generation dairy farm on the Calaboga Rd., where they lived since 1945, retiring from farming in 1981. Mrs. Cole died January 12, 2005. Then Mr. Cole spent his later years in Lowville, living with Ned and Martha.

Survivors include two sons and two daughters-in-law; Ned and Martha Cole, Lowville, NY and Mark and Patricia Cole, Batavia, NY; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren.

His parents, his wife Betty, a son Andy Cole, four brothers Allen, Maurice, Lawrence and Glenn Cole all died before him.

Funeral Services will be 12:30 pm Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY with Rev. Frederica Webb, officiating. Burial will be in Redwood Cemetery, Redwood, NY.

Calling hours will be from 11-12:30 pm prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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