Cole, William Barry - March 18, 2017


William Barry Cole, 85, of East Berlin, loving husband of Annamae (Squillacote) Cole, died peacefully early Saturday morning (March 18, 2017) at home with his family at his side. Born in Middletown, son of the late William Leroy Cole and the late Johanna (Barry) Cole, he graduated from Berlin High School, served in the US Army during the Korean conflict, and was employed as a foreman at THE NEW BRITAIN HERALD until his retirement.. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church in East Berlin. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Patricia Cole of Waterbury, and Michael and Linda Cole of Canajoharie, New York, two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Michael Tomasso of Higganum, and Melissa and Christopher Miller of East Quogue, New York, a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Michael Blake of Clinton, and seven grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday (March 23, 2017) at 10am DIRECTLY AT Sacred Heart Church, 66 Cottage Street, East Berlin. Burial in Wilcox Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. Friends and relatives are invited to call at Porterís Funeral Home, 111 Chamberlain Highway, Berlin, Wednesday (March 22, 2017) from 5-7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National MPS Society, P.O. Box 14686, Durham, NC 27709-4686.

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