Ritchie LeRoy Cole
Ritchie L.(Honey) Cole of Harvey, York Co., NB passed away on July 18,
2021 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. He was born on November
16, 1949, a son of the late Carl and Glenna (Henry) Cole.
Honey was a self-employed woodsworker and made his living off the
land. He loved hunting, fishing, telling yarns, eating homemade ice
cream, KFC and drinking lots of Pepsi. Most of all his greatest love
was for his Lord and his family.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra (McFarlane) Cole; his children,
Fonda Johnson (Allan) and Melodie McLean (Andrew); grandchildren,
Brittany Cuff (Aaron), Jordon Johnson, Isaac Johnson, Haley McLean,
Brianna McLean, Rebecca McLean, Caleb McLean and three chosen
grandchildren; four great grandchildren, Sadie, Emmie, Willow and
Jonas; his siblings, Laurie (Angela), Gordon (Pat), Joanne Cole, Rev.
Roger (Kathy), Myrna MacDonald (Charlie), James (Ronda) and Sandra
Ferris (Bill); brothers-in-law, Roger Leckey, Edwin McFarlane (Barb),
Ronnie McFarlane (Nancy), David McFarlane (Joyce), Peter McFarlane
(Cathy) and Robin McFarlane (Wanda); sisters-in-law, Wendy Barry
(Blaine) and Jonelle Prescott (Harold); several nieces, nephews and
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister Lorna
Leckey; a brother Raymond Cole (late Deborah) and a brother-in-law
Friends and family are welcome to attend a time of visitation with the
family at Hope City, 429 Clements Drive, Fredericton, NB on Thursday
from 5 to 8 pm. Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021
at 2 pm with Rev. Joseph Beesley and Rev. George Clark officiating.
Interment at Magundy Sand Bank Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers will be Wendell Gillespie, Bob Card, Jim Ward and
Active pallbearers will be Isaac Johnson, Jordon Johnson, Aaron Cuff,
Caleb McLean, Tony Cole and Dana Cole.
For those who wish to make a donation in memory of Honey, the family
has suggested the Kidney Foundation, Hope City or a charity of the
Arrangements by Flewelling Funeral Home, Nackawic, NB.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ritchie LeRoy Cole 19492021..
Death notice for the town of: Nackawic, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick