CERES - Diane J. Cole, formerly of 251 Main St., Ceres, passed away Thursday (Feb. 18, 2016) after a brief illness at Manor Hills, Wellsville, where she resided.
Born on Aug. 2, 1942, in Olean, a daughter of the late Victor P. and Jeanne Washburn Cole. Diane was a graduate of Bolivar Central School. She worked at Olean Tile Co., Bradner's and AM&A's before her retirement.
Surviving are five siblings, Michael E. (Bernadine) Cole of Valparaiso, Ind., Victoria C. Payne of Farmington, Dennis L. (Lillian) Cole of Olean, Terry B. (Jan) Cole of Allegany and Martha J. (David) Fitzsimmons of Ceres; 11 nieces and nephews; and 10 grandnieces and grandnephews.
Friends may call at the Guenther Funeral Home Inc., 1303 E. State St., Olean, Saturday (Feb. 20, 2016) from noon to 2 p.m., at which time a memorial service will be held in the funeral home. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in East Portville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Manor Hills, attn: activities director, 4192B Bolivar Road, Wellsville, NY 14895; or to the
American Cancer Society .