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Lance W. Cole

Lance W. Cole, age 77, of Claymont, DE, formerly of Ridley Park, PA passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on Sunday, March 6.

Lance attended Ridley High School and was a US Marine from 1958-1962, during which time he obtained his GED. He worked at Boeing Helicopter for over 32 years, first as a Mechanic, later as an Inspector and finally as a Flight Inspector before retiring in 1997.

Lance enjoyed Civil War and WWII history, target shooting, fishing, reading poetry, listening to music and watching documentaries. More than anything, Lance enjoyed spending time talking with, laughing with and helping people including friends, family and especially his grandchildren.

Lance is survived by his wife, Carol; daughter, Amanda; son, Mark; four grandchildren; numerous surviving brothers, sisters, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, March 16 at Gebhart Funeral Home at 3401 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703. A visitation will be at 11:30 AM and the service will follow at 12:30 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Seasons Hospice at:

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Published in The News Journal from Mar. 12 to Mar. 14, 2016
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