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Roger E. Cole Sr., 78, of Erie, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016.

He was born Oct. 9, 1938, in Danville, a son of the late James and Madeline Baskin Cole.

He was honorably discharged from the US Navy after serving three years.

He is survived by his wife, Janet Herman Cole; one daughter, Tracy Cole (Randy Martin); one son, R. Eugene Cole Jr. (Shirley); two step-children, Rick Plonski (Marcy), and Terri Mogel (Russ); two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Herman and Ann Herman Torrelli; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Deanna Deibler (Galen), and April Loftus (Ray); and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father-in-law, Archie and Josephine Herman; two brothers-in-law, Richard and Robert Herman; and one step-daughter, Denise Miaczynski.

Friends are invited to a funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church, 816 W. 26th St., Erie.

Burial will be private in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Erie.

Send condolences to www.kloeckerfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 15, 2016
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