Doris L. Cole Maslin

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Our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Doris L. Cole Maslin, 94, of North Rome, Pa. passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Bradford County Manor, Troy, Pa.

Doris was born on Dec. 28, 1919 in Vawter, Pa., one of twelve children to Harry and Cora (Brenchley) Arnold. On July 19, 1941 she married Leonard Cole and together they shared 48 years of marriage until his passing on March 5, 1990. On Oct. 10, 1994 she married Donald Maslin and he predeceased her on May 26, 2009. Doris was a devoted long time member of the Rome Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. Doris owned and operated "Hilly Crafts" for over 10 years — she enjoyed sewing and she made well over thousands of quillows for area craft shows and her family. She will be forever remembered and forever missed.

Doris is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Louise and Robert Winters of Ulster, Pa.; sons and daughter-in-law, Robert Cole of Ulster, Pa., Norman and Debra Cole of Largo, Fla.; her siblings, Hetty Rinker, Mae French, Willis Arnold and Robert Arnold; her grandchildren, Scott Winters, Seth and Samantha Winters, Nathan and Amanda Cole, Kathy and David Nabinger, David, Mike and Sam Cole, Brenda and Scott Campbell, Bryan and Roseann Cole, John and Mary Cole, Travis and Eileen Cole, Kirk Cole, Kyle and Evie Cole; great-grandchildren, Kassandra, and Kaidon Winters, Kale and Khloe Winters, Matt and Abbie Thomas, Roseanna Cole, Lenny Cole, Joe and Jay Campbell, Emily and Stephen Hudson, Jacob, Kelby, and Joshua Cole, Patrick and Maggie Cole, Aiden, Austin, Jade and Alton Cole; several nieces, nephews and their families also survive. Doris was predeceased by her husbands Leonard Cole on March 5, 1990; Donald Maslin on May 26, 2009; her son, Richard Cole on Jan. 25, 2007; brothers, Walter, Harry, Clyde, Claude, Lloyd and Wallace; and a sister, Alice Bellis.

Family and friends are invited to attend a period of visitation and time of sharing memories from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, at the Rome United Methodist Church. A funeral service and celebration of her life will follow at noon with Pastor Jackie Condon and Pastor C. Kenneth Crain, officiating. Interment and prayers of committal will follow in the Rome Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared by visiting our website at Caring assistance is being provided by the Cooley family of the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols.

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Nichols, NY 13812
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Published in Daily Review on May 2, 2014