Wayne Cole

It is with heavy hearts that our family announces the passing of Wayne Cole of Vienna, Ontario on Tuesday November 8, 2022.  He passed away at home peacefully with his wife by his side.

Beloved husband and best friend of Patricia.  Loving Father of Shawn and his wife Joelle.  Papa Wayne of Casey Cole, Ben Cole (Rachel), Molly Cole (Steve), Dylan Hallowell (Jade), Sarah Hallowell (Taylor), and Maddy Hallowell.

Loved and missed by his brother Larry (Debbie), sister in law Betty Cole, brother in law John (Maria) MacDonald, sister in law Wendy (Bob) Hamilton, and by his many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Russell Cole and Fay Kissner, sister Joanne, and brothers Russell, Dennis, Kevin, Bill and Bob.

In keeping with Wayne’s wishes cremation will take place.  Family and friends are invited to join us for a Celebration of Wayne Cole's Life on Sunday January 29, 2023, from 2 to 5 pm, at the Vienna Lions Community Centre, 26 Fulton Street, Vienna, Ontario.

Wareing Cremation Services, 346 Simcoe Street, Tillsonburg, Ontario has been entrusted with Final Arrangements.  Your messages of remembrance and condolence may be shared at www.wareingcremation.ca

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  • Pat and family: we are so sorry to hear about the passing of Wayne. He was truly a very good man, sincere and there was no grey, it was black or white. I will always treasure our long phone conversations and visits in Vienna. Sorry, I just heard about his passing today, January 27, 2023. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time of sorrow.
    Jim and Pam D’Hondt

    James D’Hondt
  • Pat, I send my deepest condolences, to you and your family at this sad time. Lynda Van De Maele

    Lynda Van De Maele
  • My sincerest condolences to all of your family and friends…. Wayne was a unique man, I got to know him about 20-25 years ago and he had a huge heart or he was just a sucker for a young girl’s smile 😂😂😂 he made my daughters 18th birthday with a plane ride I don’t think she’ll ever forget . A definite loss for everyone 😥🙏🙏🙏

    Kathleen Steele
  • My Deepest Condolences to you Pat Shaun and families ! Wayne was a great man ! He always had some great stories to tell and we’re very interesting ! May his memories live on in each and everyone ! “ A great man “ 🙏

    Sue White
  • Murray and I offer our sincere condolences to Pat, Shawn, and family who I know will miss you forever.
    I remember 75 years of family, love, laughter, and so much fun. We never did write that book.

  • Dear Pat,
    My deepest condolences for your loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time.

    Dr. Donna Sykes
  • I am going to miss Wayne’s warm greetings. “Don’t tell me those snakes ate poor Gilbert?” He always put a smile on my face. I enjoyed our conversations and hearing about his adventures. My deepest sympathies to Wayne’s family and friends.

  • Pat and family,sorry to hear of Wayne passing.Wayne and I go back a long time,and had many good times together and a lot of laughs.Our thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time .RIP Wayne.

    Murray and Kathy Alward
  • Pat and Family, I am so sorry for your loss.
    Sandy McPhail (Shaw)

    Sandra Mcphail
  • I’m sorry for your loss. Wayne was one of the best, we had many chats during my time as airport manager in Tillsonburg. I’m flattered to see you chose one of my pictures of Wayne as his obituary picture. We had a lot of laughs and I have fantastic memories of Wayne.

    Vic Whitcroft
  • Condolences Pat and the Cole family. Wayne was an incredible source of information of all things crop dusting . I will miss him. Jeff Gurdebeke

    Jeff Gurdebeke
  • My condolences

    Mike Marath
  • So long Wayne. I will miss the conversations about your knowlege and history full of details of this area and the vintage planes.

    Vern Shaver
  • Pat & family your loss is great and my prayers are with you all. There is a new bright star in the sky. Wayne, Norm, Renie & I were a close-knit cousin force. Wayne was a great protector of Renie & me. Peace of Christ to all.

    Colleen Mc Intyre
  • My condolences to the Cole family

    Richard Luce
  • I know Uncle Wayne will be missed so much by all those that have had the privilege of being close to him over the years. The memories I have of Uncle Wayne are ones of a man that had a great sense of humor, full of kindness and valued family. I thank you Uncle Wayne for being there and talking to me about your time with mom in the past. You helped me more than you know. Aunt Pat and Shawn my heart goes out to you. Virtual hugs all around. You are in my Prayers. Love to you all.

    Bobbie Yelvington
  • So sorry for your loss, Pat. Love and hugs!

    Vic and Dora Fisher
  • Sadly missed of that Im sure RIP Wayne keep liking my comments on facebook .

    Condolences to all a life well lived

    Richard Brackenbury
  • Such a sad loss to the Cole family. I will always remember Wayne’s smile ,always a pleasure to be around. Sadly missed

    Eric Crofts
  • Rest In Peace

    Doug park
  • I remember Wayne made me a cowboy hat and gave me a ride to Vienna from port Burwell he was a really really nice man he sure will be missed

    Sharon Neale
  • So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

    Angie Collins and Randy Claus
  • So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

    Angie Collins and Randy Claus
  • So sorry for your lose Pat. He was a great guy alway Sfull

    Willie Smithson
  • I will never forget the time Wayne took me flying and we hedged hop the fields. Best time ever!! He was one of those people you met and you knew he was a great guy. Sending thoughts and prayers to his family. So sorry for your loss. Pat know I am keeping you in my prayers. You both are terrific people and I am glad I got to know you both over the years. Hugs.

    Cindy Franklin
  • Wayne was a good friend and a great man. Many memories and we had some good laughs while in his shop working on his cars, bikes or planes. He will be missed

    Larry Van de Maele
  • Dear Pat
    Sincere condolences to you and your family. We send you warm thoughts and prayers to let you know we are thinking of you.

  • With all the love in my heart I send you all condolences. I will miss popping in on Uncle Wayne for an unannounced visit. The nick names, the pops, but mostly the stories and laughter. He was so very loved!!! He will be so missed.

    Tracy Ryall
  • Our heartfelt sympathies to Pat and families.

    Janice Kunderman
  • Our most sincere condolences to you,Pat,and your family..

    Carl and Laureena Smith
  • I’m sending condolences to you and Shawn, Larry and the family. My heart goes out to you at this time of Waynes’ passing. The memories built over the years will be a great comfort to you all.

    Valerie Donnell
  • Sorry to hear of Wayne passing

    Gordon Leonard Crocker
  • So sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing Pat. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. Also, please reach out if there is anything we could do for you. Hugs

    Alan & Diane Soper
  • I was saddened by the news of Wayne’s passing but grateful I was able to visit with him and Pat a few weeks ago….he was always kind to me and I will always remember how he treated my mom with such respect and genuine friendship…whenever it was my mom’s bday and we were collecting cards to take her..Wayne always had one for her….and he never failed to write something heartful and she enjoyed reading what he wrote….he will be missed by many…fly high Wayne…fly high

    kathy napier

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