Carlton W. Cole


WEST PARIS — Carlton W. Cole, 93, died Sunday, April 11, at the Ledgeview Nursing Home. He was a resident of Greenwood.

He was born in Greenwood, Nov. 10, 1916, a son of Daniel and Bertha “Nettie” (Swan) Cole. He attended Greenwood schools. He worked as a farm hand and as a woodsman for many years and then for EKCO Products, until his retirement in May 1979, as a machine operator.

He was married in Bethel on Oct. 23, 1954, to Lenona Roberts, who survives of Greenwood. Other survivors include a daughter, Debbie Cushing and her husband, William, of Bethel; two sons, Marvin Cole and his wife, Linda, of Greenwood and Ronald Cole and his wife, Paula, of Greenwood; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and special friends, Joe and Donna Taylor of Gilead.

He was predeceased by baby girl Cole; five sisters, Laura Seames, Tina Morgan, Carrie Robinson, Ethlyn Cole and Miss Muriel Cole; and one  brother, Lester Cole.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Ledgeview and to Dr. Peter Harbage.