Charles P. Cole
Date of Passing:
Cole, Charles P., 86, of Narragansett Avenue, Barrington, died peacefully on May 7, 2021. He was the husband of the late Florence J. (Therault) Cole and the late Evelyn A. (Strong) Cole.
Born in Warwick, a son of the late William H. and Margaret (Rinn) Cole, he lived in Barrington for 52 years.
Mr. Cole was a Maintenance Supervisor for the East Providence School Department for 18 years before retiring in 1998.
Charles was the President and founder of the Barrington Crime Watch. He enjoyed fishing, camping, horse shoes and playing pool. He was a devoted Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan.
He is survived by eight children, Charles P. Cole II of Riverside, William J. Cole of Riverside, Patrick B. Cole of Newport, Corinne M. O’Donnell of Riverside, Stephen R. Cole of North Providence, Cherylanne M. Campanini of North Providence, Scott M. Cole of East Providence and Carla A. McBride of Rumford; two brothers, Lawrence Cole of East Providence and Joseph Scott of Warwick; five step-children, William James, Linda James, Richard James, Robert James and Betsy Salisbury nineteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter. He was the father of the late Paul W. Cole and Catherine Russell and brother of the late Margaret Hondo, Josephine Kelly, William H. Cole and Edward Scott.
His funeral will be held on Wednesday May 12, 2021 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted.