Anthony Cola, Jr.

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February 7, 2011

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11:00 a.m. Saturday February 12, 2011


Anthony A. Cola Jr., given to us by God on August 1, 1931 and called by God on February 7, 2011 after a long battle with cancers. Survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Jacquelyn (Forde); children Catherine (John) Perkins of Westerville, Mark (Amanda) Cola of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Carolyn (Peter) DeMarco of Westerville, and Michele (Markus) Penix of London, OH; grandchildren Jonathan and David Perkins, Nicholas Hrovat, Jordan and Lauren Penix, Ava Cola and Kadin and Gracie Swensen; and sisters Violet (Frank) Novak and Doris (Joseph) Sanitato of Parma, Ohio. Preceded in death by son, Andrew and parents, Anthony Sr. and Mary (Bottinelli). Anthony was born in Cleveland, Ohio, raised his family in Willowick, Ohio, retired to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Westerville, Ohio and will be missed by his family and friends. Special thanks to Senior Independence Hospice for their care and support.
Friends and family if they wish may contribute to any of the following charities in honor of Anthony: St. Vincent de Paul Society c/o St. Paul Catholic Church 313 North State Street, Westerville, Ohio 43082, Multiple Myeloma Opportunities for Research & Education (, Leukemia, Lymphoma, & Myeloma Society 2225 City Gate Drive Suite E, Columbus, OH 43219, Caringbridge (, Senior Independence Hospice ( A Funeral Mass of Resurrection is scheduled for Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:00 am at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 313 North State Street, Westerville, Ohio 43082. Arrangements by MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, Westerville.

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