Leeann Sylvia Cole (86) of Ormond Beach, Florida passed away surrounded by family members on March 16, 2022.
Leeann was born December 10, 1935, to Max and Rose Cooper in Youngstown, Ohio. She was the oldest of three girls, Leeann, Shirley, and Adrienne (who preceded her in death). She graduated from South High School in Youngstown in 1953. After graduation, she married Donald J. Cole and they were married for almost 67 years.
Together, Leeann and Don had three children, Maxine, married to Curtis McGuire living in Ohio, Robert, married to Julie (Cochran) Cole living in Colorado, and Tim, Married to Missy (Helton) Cole living in Florida. Leeann had 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Leeann was a faithful military wife, joining Don on numerous assignments around the world. After they retired, Leeann and Don moved to Florida in 1996, where she found joy in volunteering over 15,000 hours at the local hospital.
The love of her life, besides Don, was Benji, her spoiled Yorkshire Terrier who preceded her in death. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Leeann’s name to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).
Thank you for joining us to celebrate Leeann’s beautiful life – Her family.