Barbara Jean Cole (1931 - 2013)

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    - Peggy Hartzell
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Barbara Jean Cole, 82, of Crystal River, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Hospice House of Citrus County in Lecanto. She was born Jan. 21, 1931, in Mount Bethel, Pa., to Merle A. and Esther May (Evans) Hartzell. She came here 33 years ago from Portland, Pa. She was a homemaker, a member and Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star in Blairstown, N.J. And she was a member of her weekly C.R.A.P. Card Club, she enjoyed traveling and reading.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, John Edward Read in 1964 and her brother, Merle Hartzell. She is survived by her husband, Charles Cole of Crystal River; a daughter, Dottie Washburn of Crystal River; and a stepson, Donny Cole of Old Town; three granddaughters, Valerie Kenney of Beverly Hills, Colleen Washburn of Los Cruces, N.M., and Holly B. Washburn of Brooksville; three great-grandchildren, Connor, Chase and Madelyn Kenney all of Beverly Hills; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Spring Run Park in Crystal River with the Rev. Jeff Hall of the Reflections Church of Citrus Springs. In lieu of flowers the family suggests a memorial contribution to Hospice of Citrus County at P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464.
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Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Feb. 20, 2013