Margaret M. Cole, 85, of Manahawkin, died peacefully on February 20, 2019, under her daughter’s care. Born in Yonkers, she was raised in Belleville and lived many years in Union before moving to Manahawkin. Mrs. Cole was employed in Pharmaceutical Industry many years and retired to Manahawkin in the late 90’s. Margaret was an accomplished water colored artist. She enjoyed painting wildlife scenes, especially birds and, attending and setting up art shows. She was predeceased by her husband William in 2007.
Surviving are; three children, James W. Cole, Patricia A. Oppel and her companion Mark Nichols and Donna Giovanni and her companion Daniel Conklin. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Michael Giovanni, Matthew Giovanni, Geena Oppel, Amber Nichols and Christina Nichols.
Visiting hours will be Monday, February 25th, from 4pm to 6pm, with a Prayer Service at 5:30pm, in the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 270 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville.