June M. “Junebug” (Beatty) Cole


June M. “Junebug” (Beatty) Cole, 65, of Newport News, VA., formerly of Warwick, R.I., passed away peacefully on Monday, September 5, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Edgar J. Cole.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Beatrice (Paulhus). June worked at Jordan Marsh for twenty plus years and was a dental assistant for several years. She was an enthusiastic Boston sports fan. “Junebug” loved life and made friends easily with anyone, she had a passion for Persian cats. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, participating in cat shows and pleasing everyone.

She was a loving mother survived by her four children: Dawn (Stern) Brown and husband, Michael of Smithfield, N.C., Brian Stern of Denver, CO., Steven Stern and his wife, Sarah of Newport News, VA. Danielle Marchesi and her husband, Mark of Johnston, R.I. She was the sister of Robert Beatty and his wife, Lee, and Cheryl Lattin and her husband, Paul. June was a cherished grandmother of Jordan, Alexis, Olivia, Ayden, Victoria, Mikey, and Matthew and great-grandmother of Mason and Connor. She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews and other loving relatives and friends.

The memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at St. Mary’s Church Cranston, R.I. Burial will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery in West Warwick, R.I.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to: Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, 41 Old Oyster Point Road, Suite D, Newport News, VA. 23606.


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