Cole, Virginia Anne (née Ford) (Died on 5 Oct 2011)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Oct 2011, p. 38

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Cole, Ginny Virginia Anne Cole (nee Ford), 79, of Evanston, died peacefully among her family after a long illness on October 5, 2011. Born in Chicago, she was educated at Longwood Academy and Loyola University (B.S. 1956). During a junior year abroad in Vienna, Austria, she met Douglas Cole of New York, whom she married in 1957 at Notre Dame, IN. They raised their four childrenDavid, Stephen, Karen, and Kristinin Connecticut and, after 1969, in Evanston. Ginny earned her Master's degree in Reading Education in 1968, and taught at the Dewey School in Evanston for twenty years. After her early retirement, she served as part-time teacher and assistant librarian at St. Athanasius School. She was an active member of the League of Women Voters, and Northwestern's University Circle, Her later years were saddened by the death of her son Stephen in an airplane accident in 2004. but gladdened by the happy times spent with her eight grandchildren, Dylan, Cole, Aidan, Jasper, Sarah, Leo, Warren and Paris. Memorial Service October 22 at Sheil Catholic Center, 2110 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, 9:30 am; reception following at The Mather, 425 Davis St., Evanston. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Cure PSP, 30 E.Padonia Rd., Suite 201, Timonium, MD 21093.

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Nickname: Ginny
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20 Oct 2011
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5 Oct 2011
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Cole, Virginia Anne (née Ford) (Died on 5 Oct 2011)