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Date of Passing: Jun 06, 2019

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1933 - 2019

Albert Mervin Cole of Winnipeg passed away suddenly on June 6, 2019 at the age of 86.
He was predeceased by his parents, Peter and Mabel, brothers, Richard and Kenneth, half-sister Alice and half-brother Elmer; as well by infant son David in 1968.
He will be sadly missed by Nettie, his wife of 60 years, eight days shy of their 61st anniversary; his children, Chuck (Kelly), Eleanor (Kevin), Peter (Nancy), Gregory (Bonnie) and Michael (Andrea). He will also be missed by his nine grandchildren, Andrew, Jonathan, Samantha, Jordan, Alyssa, Joshua, Jeremy, Jessica and Mackenzie.
He will be missed by his sisters-in-law, many nieces, nephews and many friends.
Al or A.M. worked for Canadian National Railway as a Fireman and then as a Locomotive Engineer. In his last six years before retiring in March 1998, he worked for Via Rail as a Locomotive Engineer, he enjoyed this immensely as he met and talked to people from around the world as they journeyed across Canada.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Glen Lawn Funeral Home, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. at 10:00 a.m. with public viewing an hour prior. Pastor Jim Barber will officiate. Interment will take place at Glen Lawn Cemetery.

Family and friends may sign a
book of condolence at

Glen Lawn Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jun 15, 2019

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • Sincerest condolences! - Posted by: Cora Loewen (Friend) on: Jun 17, 2019

  • Dear Cousin Nettie - Our hearts are aching for you and your family as you now prepare to lay you dear husband and grandfather to rest. Fond memories of time spent together with you and Al will always be cherished. May the precious memories of Al sustain and comfort you now and always. May God bless you and your family. With much love and prayers. Doreen Marks and family. - Posted by: Doreen Marks (Nettie's cousin) on: Jun 17, 2019

  • We are sorry to hear of Uncle Albert's passing. We didn't find out in time to travel there for the funeral but you are all in our thoughts. He was always very kind to me (Vaedra) - Posted by: Vaedra, Don, Jacob and Cole (Niece and family) on: Jun 16, 2019

  • Much love and sincere condolences to the whole Cole clan. - Posted by: Paul Turenne (Former neighbour/Family friend) on: Jun 16, 2019

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