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Cole, Patrick

The service was held on 30th April for the late Patrick Cole who died on 18th April 2005 aged 79 years. Patrick was born in Dublin in November 1925. He met Joan, in Galway in the 1950ís, when Joan returned to England in 1978 Patrick followed her. They bought a little house in Southwark, Londonís oldest borough and Patrick began work at Babcocks Nuclear Power. Patrick attended English Martyrs Church where he was a Eucharist Minister. They married at Mobberley Parish Church in August 1981. Patrick followed Joanís interests; he enjoyed organ concerts at the International School of Organists of which Joan is a student. They were also members of the Cinema Organ Society. Joan is a church bellringer and Patrick also learned to ring, they travelled all over the country ringing. They were both keen sailors, having a vessel on the Thames called the Heron. Later they enjoyed going on cruises twice a year to faraway places and visited Joanís relations in New Zealand, who emigrated in 1910. Patrick had many health problems over the years, but died peacefully at home in London. The funeral at St Vincentís RC Church, Knutsford was conducted by Rev Father John Joyce, prior to interment at Mobberley Parish Church. Family floral tributes were received. Arrangements by Dodgsonís Funeral Service, Knutsford.

Cole Patrick