COLE, Verna

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Verna (Mills) Cole passed away at the Robbinston Bridge Home, Robbinston, ME, surrounded by loving family members. Born on June 9, 1921, Verna was the daughter of the late Byron and Ina (Getchell) Marshall.

She was predeceased by one son, Wayne (Ruth); three sisters, Madeline, Alma and Doris; two brothers, Leo (Betty) and Gilbert.

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She is survived by her three sons, Dale (Patty), Ron (Jean) and Gary (Joanne); one daughter, Elaine (Ken) and sister, Irene Porteous; ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, stepchildren, step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2- 3 p.m.

For those who wish, remembrances to the Cancer Society, Diabetes Association or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Verna’s family wishes to thank the staff at the Calais Alternative Care Home, Union Village and the Robbinston Bridge Home for their kindness and care.