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Dorothy Catherine "Dot" Summers Cole
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1924
Maryland, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 2013
Frederick County
Maryland, USA

My friends Grandma who raised her

Mrs. Dorothy C. Summers Cole, 89, went peacefully with the Lord on Nov. 3, 2013.

She was born on Oct. 7, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Mamie and Jacob Summers. Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Cole, Sr. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren of Frederick. In her younger years, she worked for Rose's Steak House, Jenkin's Canning Factory, and then for Meridian Nursing Home for 20 years until her retirement. She also was a member of the Red Men's Club, Eagles, Moose, and the Democrats Club.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas E. Cole, Jr. of Frederick, William F. Cole, Sr. & wife Shirley of Thurmont, and a daughter, Dianne Lynn Roberts and husband Gary of Frederick. Dorothy reared up a granddaughter, Sherry Campbell, and is survived by a sister, Patsy Miss of Gaithersburg, MD. Dorothy had eight grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her devoted companion, James Stone, and her beloved dog, Annie.

Dorothy was predeceased by a son, Austin Reed Rippeon, Jr., and by a daughter, Tammy Eckenrode. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Leroy Summers, and sisters Lucille, Mildred, Florence, Lillie May, and Mary. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, November 6th in the Garden of the Christus at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 9501 U.S. Route 15 N in Frederick. Honorary pallbearers will be Travis Cole, Thomas J. Cole, Edward Shelton, Jr., James Stone, Richard Curran, and Sheldon Lawrence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702, or to the Frederick County Humane Society, P.O. Box 3185, Frederick, MD 21705. Arrangements are with Resthaven Funeral Services in Frederick.

Published in The Frederick News-Post on Nov. 5, 2013
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  Jacob K. Summers (1885 - 1950)
  Mamie M. Summers (1882 - 1953)
  Thomas Edward Cole (1925 - 1983)
  Thomas Edward Cole (1947 - 2014)*
  Tammy Joanne Cole Eckenrode (1958 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Resthaven Memorial Gardens
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
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