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Anthony  Charles  Cole, Jr.

Anthony Charles Cole, Jr.
  • April 19, 1955 - February 5, 2021
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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“I just learned of Anthony's passing and was saddened by it. Rest in peace Anthony. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Kenneth Guice - New Orleans, LA

“Dearest Peggy and family, Anthony keep Vernon on his toes at the HOA meeting. At any gathering we all were at Anthony and Vernon always said, "Go...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Vernon and Karen Gibbs - LA

“So sorry for your loss. Prayers are the answer now. Love you ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Joan Morris - Pearl River, LA

“My earliest childhood memory was when Moma brought Anthony home from the hospital. I sat on the couch with a pillow in my lap. Anthony was placed on...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Darlene Ward - Concord, CA

“Peggy and family, I am so saddened to hear about Anthony. Tom and I were so happy to have you at our home this past October for the golf tournament....Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Nanette Piccirillo - Charleston, SC

“Anthony was such warm, friendly and loving man. He will be greatly missed. My sincere condolences to Peggy, Amy, Chuck, the grandkids, and the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Cathy Corcoran - Dallas, TX

“Our deepest condolences and love to Peggy and family. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Priscilla and Mary Faucheaux - LA

“Peggy, we are heartbroken over your loss. Anthony was so friendly and welcoming each time we would see you guys. You and your family, we will hold...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Peggy Keller - Metairie, LA

Anthony Charles Cole, Jr., of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington on Friday, February 5, 2021, at the age of 65. He was born on April 19, 1955, in Wilmington, North Carolina, the son of the late Anthony Charles "Tony" Cole, Sr. and Mary Angela Harvey Cole. Anthony was a devout Roman Catholic and lived his faith every day. He never missed watching the Tigers and the Saints play. Above everything, Anthony loved his family dearly. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, his favorite pastime was playing golf with his brother, and he kept in touch with his family in Charleston. Anthony leaves behind countless cherished memories.

Anthony is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Peggy Whitaker Cole; son, Anthony Charles "Chuck" Cole, III and wife Allison; daughter, Amy Cole Cheek and husband Jason; grandchildren, Madelynn, Andrew "Charlie," Harper, Lucy and Caroline; siblings, Samuel Harvey Cole and wife Cheryl, Mary Darlene Ward, Angela Julian, and Michael Cole; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 9:00 am until 10:30 am.

A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 600 North Oak Street, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Wednesday at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow at Rosaryville Cemetery in Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Face masks are mandatory to attend any visitation or service and we ask that you maintain a respectful distance with the family. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Rosaryville Cemetery

39003 Rosaryville Road Springfield, LA 70454