Vance David Cole
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AGE: 60 • Greenville, MI
Vance David Cole, 60, of Greenville, Michigan, formerly of Neptune City, NJ, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 4, 2013, at home surrounded by his family and under the care of Spectrum Health Hospice.
The son of Clifford & Ethel (Glashan) Cole, he was born on March 16, 1953 in Neptune City, NJ, where he graduated from Neptune City High School. He owned "Cozy Coles Luncheonette", where he met Terry Gibson and they married on Dec. 8, 1979 and made their home in New Jersey until relocating to Michigan. Vance had also worked as a union pipefitter with Plumbers & Pipefitters Local No. 9 in New Jersey, until he became disabled in 1994.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his parents-in-law; a brother, Harry P. Cole; and a niece, Tracey. Surviving are his wife, Terry L. Cole; his three children, Joshua D. Cole, Jacqueline (Kevin) Croff, and Claire J. Cole; five grandchildren, Taylor, Jamie, Hunter, Henry, and Vance D. Cole II; a brother, Rev. Dr. Clifford W. (Susan) Cole of Natick, Massachusetts; as well as several siblings-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.
Honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Vance's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: www.Chris tiansenCares.com. Arrangements were entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville, Michigan.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 8, 2013