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Ruth M. Cole

October 13, 1916 - May 9, 2014
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Ruth M. Cole, 97, died Friday, May 9, 2014 at home with family by her side. She was born October 13, 1916 in New Albany to the late Jesse and Bertha (Bauer) Cole. She is also preceded in death by her brothers, Marvin and Morris Cole. She retired from Union Federal Savings and Loan Association after 35 years of service. She was active in Pilot Club, Professional Women's Club, and D of I. She also served on the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army, was a Founder of Harvest Homecoming, and was the 1996 Older Hoosier of the Year. She was also a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. She collected unicorns, liked...
Ruth M. Cole, 97, died Friday, May 9, 2014 at home with family by her side. She was born October 13, 1916 in New Albany to the late Jesse and Bertha (Bauer) Cole. She is also preceded in death by her brothers, Marvin and Morris Cole. She retired from Union Federal Savings and Loan Association after 35 years of service. She was active in Pilot Club, Professional Women's Club, and D of I. She also served on the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army, was a Founder of Harvest Homecoming, and was the 1996 Older Hoosier of the Year. She was also a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. She collected unicorns, liked watching The Wheel of Fortune and was a beloved "favorite" aunt to many.

Survivors include:
Sister: Martha Jane Burden
Nieces and Nephews: Deborah Burden
Patsy Bolton
Donna Holt
Donald Burden
Beverly Cole
Morris Cole Jr.
James Cole
And many more friends and extended family members

Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm Tuesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana. Her Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany, Indiana with burial to follow in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in New Albany.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the church.

Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfuneralservice.net

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"I was so sad to hear about Ruth's passing. I haven't seen Ruth in years but I remember going to her and Granny Cole's house when my sister,Sharon and I..." Sandy Zinner (Jacksonville, FL)

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