Dorothy Virginia Orben Cole

December 18, 2014

Orben Cole, Dorothy Obituary

Dorothy Virginia Orben Cole, Milford, PA passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice, Newton, NJ. The daughter of the late Percy and Mary Orben, she was born August 22, 1918 in Milford.

Dorothy graduated from Milford High School and after her marriage in 1937 she became a military wife traveling to the Far East living in Japan and to Europe living in France. Returning to the United States in 1953, the Cole's settled in Palmyra, PA. Dorothy was an exceptional homemaker and devoted mother and wife. She was an avid knitter and loved music. She loved her Milford front porch surrounded by flowers. Her warm smile and kind heart always shined through in her everyday life. She was a lady with a gift of great character and common sense. A grand lady, extraordinary counselor and friend.

She is survived by her son Robert S. Cole and his wife Paula of Smithfield, VA. She was predeceased by her husband Stanley Watson Cole and her son Donald Edward Cole.

A viewing will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Milford, PA on Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 1 to 2 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the church on December 21, 2014 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Benjamin Willis officiating. Burial will follow at Milford Cemetery, Dingman Twp., PA.

Memorial donations may be made to the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave, Newton, NJ 07860.

Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA.




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December 21, 2014
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First Presbyterian Church

Milford, PA 18337
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December 21, 2014
2 p.m.

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First Presbyterian Church

Milford, PA 18337
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December 21, 2014

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Milford Cemetery

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