Thomas Rueben Cole

WINSLOW – Thomas Rueben Cole, 78, passed away on Dec. 2, 2021. He was born in Albion on August 2, 1943, the son of Burleigh and Bertha (Webber) Cole. He married Kathy (Gilbert) on Nov. 23, 1973 they had been married this past month for 48 years.

Tom served in the United States Army and later worked as a printer for many years for JS Mccarthy. He was a member of the Oakland Lions Club. He enjoyed wine making, fishing, and could make anything work again with a little duct tape and skill. He even tried karate and tai chi and was a very artistic soul. His greatest joy was being with his family and his grandsons. He loved spending time at Myrtle Beach and Old Orchard Beach with them.

Tom is predeceased by his parents; his brothers Richard and Roger Cole, his sister, Beverly Hayes, and his son-in-law Peter Bolduc.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Kathy; his loving daughters Tammy and her husband Chuck Pullen, and Jill Bolduc; his sister, Jennie Gould; his grandchildren Ethan, Andrew, Ryan, and Justin; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 16, at the Maine Veterans Cemetery on the Mount Vernon Road in Augusta at 12 p.m. with Military Honors.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Veilleux and Redington Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Waterville, please visit to share your memories and condolences.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the

Oakland Lions Club,

C/O David Coughlin,

76 Highland Drive,

Oakland ME 04963

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