Diana Jean Cole

Diana Jean (Duel) Cole passed away on March 25, 2009 at Rutland Regional Medical Center following a strong and courageous 16 year battle with breast cancer.

Diana was born on Feb. 19, 1946 in Granville, the daughter of Lawrence and Elsie (Hall) Duel.

Diana was a graduate of Granville High School. She was employed in manufacturing for many years; at Staco in Poultney, VT from 1976-1985, Burton Snowboards in Manchester from 1985-1988, General Electric in Rutland from 1988 thru 1992 and most recently at Orvis in Sunderland, Vt., from 1992 until her retirement.  She enjoyed camping and bird watching (especially hummingbirds). She enjoyed attending Blue Grass Festivals. She had an amazing time on a camping trip in December to the Grand Canyon.

Diana was predeceased by her parents Lawrence Duel in 1989 and Elsie Duel in 1959. Survivors are her husband of 31 years, Edward Cole, Sr.; a son, Ronald Pratt and his wife Christine of Fairport, N.Y.; and a daughter, Melanie Castle and her husband Joe of Middletown Springs; and Edward’s children, Edward Cole, Jr. and his wife Heidi of West Rutland, and Dorothy Foryan and her husband Tom of Hampton. Also surviving are Diana’s brothers, Kenneth Duel and his wife Ella Jean of Pawlet, Vt., and Richard Duel and his wife Tina of Middletown Springs; and her sisters, Marsha Smith and her husband Garry of Hartford, Patricia Mead and her husband Paul of North Carolina, and Phyllis Therriault and her husband George of Nikiski, Ala., and Edward’s brother Raymond Cole and his wife Elaine of Wells. Diana is survived by 11 grandchildren and one great grandson.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, March 28 at 10 a.m. at the Robert M King Funeral Home, 23 Church Street, Granville, with the Rev. Robert Boutwell officiating. Burial followed at Wells Cemetery. Friends were invited to call on Friday, March 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Middletown Springs Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 1216, Middletown Springs, VT 05757

 

 

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