Eva J. ColeJanuary 07,2013Eva J. Cole
BENNINGTON — Eva Jane Cole, 82, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at her home, following a long illness.
She was born in Bennington July 27, 1930, the daughter of William H. and Margaret (Stratton Rash) Morse.
She graduated in 1948 from Bennington High School.
After being a stay-at-home mom, Mrs. Cole worked at the Tempe (Ariz.) Public Library. Later in Bennington, she owned Morse Block Co., which she operated with her family for many years.
She was a communicant of St. Peter Episcopal Church and she enjoyed reading.
Survivors include three sons, Lawrence, Timothy, both of Bennington, and Greg of Chandler, Ariz.; a daughter, Tracy of Bennington; a sister, Alice Cone of Spartanburg, S.C.; and six grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence A. Cole, in 1979.
Funeral services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, in care of Hanson Walbridge & Shea Funeral Home, 213 West Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
To send email condolences, visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.
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