Brenda Joyce Cole, age 77, of Waynesburg, PA, passed away at home, January 8, 2018 with her family by her side.
Born June 17, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Oscar Harold and Melinda Anne (Kerr) Richmond.
Brenda was a lifetime resident of Wayne Township. She married Paul Maynard Cole on Aug. 27, 1956, they were married for 59 years. Brenda and Paul Co-Owned Cole Plumbing & Heating for 32 years when they retired in 2008. She was a member of Pursley Baptist Church where she was the treasurer for 17 years. Brenda was also a member of the Waynesburg Moose Lodge #461 and the Waynesburg Elks Lodge #757. Brenda was active in the Arbor Terrace Bowling league from 1974 to 1996. She loved spending winters in Florida with her husband. Brenda was an avid bird watcher and could name most just by sight. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, and making sure her grandchildren were well loved.
She is survived by her three children, Pam (Lindsey) Kiger, of Wayne Twp., PA, David (Tracy) Cole, of Wayne Twp., PA, and Paula (Bruce) Johnson, of Youngwood, PA; eight grandchildren, Jonathan and Trent Hopkins, Tristan, Hannah, and Brendan Cole, Kenneth and Kayla Duvall, and Desarae Johnson; five great grandchildren; two sisters, Vicki (Bud) McHenry, of Pompano Beach, FL and Ruth (Terry) Tewell, of Arizona.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Cole, and daughter, Joyce Hopkins in 2015.
Friends may be received on January 11, 2018 from 2-9 P.M. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy Rogersville, PA 15359. Phone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held on January 12, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in the funeral home with Dave McElroy officiating. Graveside service will follow at Pursley Baptist Cemetery, Wayne Twp., PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at www.cff.org.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.