John T. Cole

July 6, 1923 ~ November 28, 2018 (age 95)

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John T. “Jack” Cole, 95, formerly of East Providence, died November 28, 2018 at the RI Veterans Home in Bristol, RI. He was the husband of the late Eleanor (Devlin) Cole.


  Born in Providence he was the son of the late John and Alice (Bannon) Cole and brother of the late Jane Cole.  


He retired as an East  Providence Fire Department Firefighter and was a decorated U.S. Army Veteran of the Second World War having served in the Asian Pacific Theater. He is survived by his many nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 65 Third Street East Greenwich, RI. Burial with military honors will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence, RI . 


Visiting hours are kindly omitted. 

Donations in his memory may be made to the RI Veterans Home, 480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809 in recognition of their extraordinary and compassionate care for him over a decade.


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Mass of Christian Burial
December 3, 2018

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Mercy Church
65 Third Street
East Greenwich, RI 02818

December 3, 2018

11:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
551 Wampanoag Trail
Riverside, RI 02915


Rhode Island Veterans' Home Community Living Center
480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol RI 02809

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