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Bernard Cole Sr.

Date of Death: August 19, 2019

Date of Birth: October 15, 1947


Bernard Cole Sr., 71, of Augusta, Maine passed away on August 19th, 2019 in Augusta.

He was born on October 15th, 1947 in Gardiner, Maine to parents Max and Alberta (Pushard) Cole. He was educated in Augusta Schools, and attended Cony High School.

Bernard enjoyed the outdoors. He worked in the woods with his brother, Stanley and good friend George Baker. He also liked gardening and could grow just about anything. Bernard also was handy with automobiles, and would fix cars for friends and family.

He worked as a woodsman; he also worked at Statler Tissue, Augusta Tank and Culvert, Granite Pavement (Crooker), and BIW.

Bernard was predeceased by his parents; his companion of 22 years, Virginia Ferrarini;; and a sister, Caroline Lane.

Surviving him are his son, Bernard Cole II, and his fiance, Kathy of Augusta; and siblings, Stanley Cole and Shirley Taylor.

At his request there will be no services. Burial will take place at a later date.


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