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Ron Cole
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Ron "Pudge"
1934 - 2019
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Obituary for Ron "Pudge" Cole

Ron "Pudge"  Cole
Ron “Pudge” Cole passed away peacefully at the age of 84 years on March 2, 2019.
He will be greatly missed by his partner Sandra Gagnon, his children William (Billy) and wife Marla, daughter Bonnie Lee and husband Carl, his grandsons Cody and Tyler and his sister in law Marion (Renee) Payne. Ron was predeceased by his parents William and Olive (Featherstone), his 12 brothers and sisters, and his wife Jackaline (Payne) Cole.
A lifelong resident of Smiths Falls, he will be fondly remembered for his quick wit, infectious smile and outgoing personality. Ron will also be remembered for his love of sports. A talented baseball player and golfer, Ron was inducted into the Smiths Falls Sports Hall of Fame in May 1998.
Friends are invited to a celebration of Ron’s life at the Royal Canadian Legion (Canadian Room), 7 Main Street East, Smiths Falls, on Saturday, March 9th from 2:00 – 4:00. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital.
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