Gary M. Cole

  • Born: September 29, 1947
  • Died: October 25, 2019
  • Location: Chichester, New Hampshire

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover Street

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Gary M. Cole, 72 of Chichester, NH died on Friday, October 25, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Cole was born on September 29, 1947 in Exeter, NH the son of the late John and Elizabeth (Hendricks) Cole.
Mr. Cole was a veteran and served in the United States Marine Corps.
Survived by three daughters, Laurie West, Tia Elie, Misty Cole-Rodgers and their husbands along with 11 beloved grandchildren and many more who know him as "Bumpa."
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street, in Manchester. A Celebration of Life will follow from 11 to 12 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will take place at a later date at the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
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Condolence & Memory Journal

loved our laughs when I visited Phyllis for her homecare visits. such a sweet man. thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Posted by marcy - manchester, NH   November 03, 2019

Gary will be live on in our hearts. He lived his life well, was liked, loved, and well respected.

Posted by Ida Sandberg - Old Orchard Beach, ME   November 02, 2019

Mr. Cole, Thank you for your service RDM Windham NH Semper Fidelis

Posted by A friend   November 01, 2019

Wishing you peace and loving memories to bring you comfort. My deepest sympathy and a prayer for Gary: With the Saints give rest, O Christ, to the soul of the departed where there is no pain, nor sorrow, nor suffering, but life everlasting. Love, Sandi

Posted by Sandra Gagne - Rochester, NH   November 01, 2019

We are all very sorry for your loss. You all in our thoughts and prayer's.

Your Walmart Family

Posted by Dawn Pace - Derry, NH - Coworker   November 01, 2019

You are so missed! Always so nice! You were like a dad to everyone! Heaven sure has gained an angel! May you watch over all your loved ones! Rest in Heaven!

Posted by Catherine Overby - Kennesaw, GA   November 01, 2019

Bumpa you will be missed so deeply, our conversations were one of a kind. I am so blessed to have met a amazing man. Fly high with the angels

Posted by Kimberly Escalona - Manchester, NH - friend   October 31, 2019


Laurie and Family
Sorry to hear the passing of your beloved Dad and "Bumpa".
He will fondly be remembered in all our Hearts; such a caring and fun person.
My heartfelt condolences.

Posted by Kim Kelly - Groveland, MA - Family Friend   October 31, 2019

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