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ROFFA member/Former OFD Captain Doug Cole passed away

Cole, Douglas James

Doug passed away February 27, 2022, he was our dad, grandfather, and great-grand father and friend.

Doug was born and raised in Ottawa Westboro, the second oldest of the 9 siblings, his parents were Fred and Ann Cole.

Doug joined the Navy when he returned, he joined the Ottawa Fire Dept. in 1953. Doug served in a number of stations across Ottawa. The Department was not only a job but a fellowship of life long friendship. Doug retired in 1989. His last post was at the Departments Training Centre where he shared his knowledge and skills to many of the men and women who served our city well.

Doug enjoyed many activities he enjoyed the outdoors, Hunting, Fishing, Curling.

Doug is pre-decreased by his wife Margaret, brothers Murray, Don, Fred, Frank, Ken, Guy and sister Beverly.

Doug will be missed greatly by his daughter Susan (Sullivan), Paul son in law to Doug he was a friend and a companion. Proud Grandpa of grand-daughter Shannon Murphy, grandson in law James Murphy cherished great grandfather of Hunter and Chase Murphy who loved their Grandpa Dougie.

He will be missed by his daughter Donna (Perin) and son-law Rob and his granddaughter Bailey.

Celebration will be held Saturday March 26, 2022 for family and friends 2:00PM-3:00PM at the Pinecrest Visitation Centre 2500 Baseline Rd Ottawa Ontario.

Reception will follow at Royal Oak Pub 117 Centerpointe Dr 3:15-5:00 pm. Let’s raise our glass one more time.


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