NASHUA - Craig B. Cole, 61, of Nashua, formerly of Bedford, passed away on July 10, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 16, 1952, in Englewood, N.J. Son of the late Gilbert and Hazel (Williams) Cole.Craig graduated from Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I. Craig was the general manager of NH Tool & Supply. He was an avid golfer and baseball enthusiast. He enjoyed playing famous golf courses and visiting Major League ball parks. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.Beloved husband for 36 years to Nancy J. (Shanley) Cole. Loving father of Ryan Cole of Bluffton, S.C., Brad Cole and his wife Kate of Swampscott, Mass., and Garrett Cole of Nashua. Devoted grandfather of his first grandchild, Tatum Cole. Dear brother of David Cole and his wife Linda of Aiken, S.C. and the late Phyllis Cole. Craig was also survived by many in-laws, relatives and friends.
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services: In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Craig's memory to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226 or to the Home Health and Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. Family and friends will honor and remember Craig's life by gathering at Phaneuf Funeral Home & Crematorium, 243 Hanover St. (corner of Union Street.) Manchester on Sunday, July 13, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. A Celebration of Craig's life will follow in the funeral home chapel at 11:30 a.m. For more information and on-line guest book please visit www.phaneuf.net.
Phaneuf Funeral Homes
243 Hanover Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on July 12, 2014