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Donald S. "Don" Cole
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1899
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1999
New York, USA

Don Cole was born Feb. 19, 1899, in Newark, the son of Albert and Mary Hallahan Cole.

For more than 70 years, he operated Don's Cycle Shop, first in Newark and then, relocating in 1946, to Port Gibson. He was an authority on the repair of Indian motorcycles.

Don had worked for many years for Reed Manufacturing, then as the manager of the maintenance and repair shop at Hallagan Manufacturing for 23 years, retiring in 1969 at the age of 70.

Don was a life member of the Port Gibson Fire Department. In 1934 he was a founding member of the Wayne County Motorcycle Club and was a charter member of the American Motorcyclist Association. He was also a member of the North American 40+ Touring Riders, Inc.

He is survived by three daughters, Phyllis, Marion, and Barbara and son Paul; 23 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; a sister, Kathleen and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, Bernice, in 1992; two sons, Robert in 1985 and William in 1995; and a daughter, Eleanor in 1997.

*(Daughter Phyllis deceased 2007) 
 
Burial:
Port Gibson Rural Cemetery
Port Gibson
Ontario County
New York, USA
 
Created by: AngelWings
Record added: Jan 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46246667
Donald S. Don Cole
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Donald S. Don Cole
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- Lance
 Added: Mar. 31, 2013
Rest in Peace Don....
- JoyColeღ
 Added: Jul. 23, 2011

- GeorgiaCA
 Added: Jul. 23, 2011
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