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“I am so sorry to hear about Philip's passing. David was a student of mine in high school. I remember taking a tour at DANA in Fort Wayne. He also...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Chris Moore - Spencerville, IN

“I'll see you in Heaven my old Friend. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sam Westfall - Texarkana, TX

“Phil will be missed by all who knew him. Prayers for healing and comfort to Diane and family. May you find some peace in the loving memories of your...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Mike & Donna Cole - Scott, AR

“My memories are all filled with the happiest of times. younger years and special friends. Phil, you will be missed by all. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Myra Schoonmaker Carlisle - Ogden, UT

“My sympathies. I heard about Philip's passing from my sister Linda. We were old neighbors from Columbia St. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: John Lawlor - Princeton, IN

“Dear Cole family so sorry to hear of the loss of my cousin Diane Edwards Cole Husband Phil Cole, Phil grew up and ran around New Haven, Indiana he...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sylvia Kite,Betancourt - IN

“I'm so sorry for your loss, sending hugs and prayers. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa Ogden - Bryan, OH

“Lisa ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Ogden - Bryan, OH - Family Friend

“I love you so much and miss you then anyone will ever know. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Dianna Cole - Spouse


Philip K. Cole. 61 passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way, WA. He was born in Fort Wayne, IN to the late Harold Wendell and Phyllis Beatrice (Cole) Cooper. Philip was a lifetime resident of Fort Wayne, until moving to Auburn WA. after retirement. He graduated from Oakland Community College. Philip was an Engineer and Quality Control Manager for DANA in the R&D/Samples group for 18 yrs and retired from DANA in 2007. Philip's joys in life most of all were his kids. He enjoyed Friday night racing and Avilla Raceway and watching weekend football games with his family. He is survived by his loving wife Dianna Cole of Auburn WA; Two children; Daughter: Teressa Cole of Butler, IN and Son: David Cole (Caresse) of Auburn, IN and Grandson Lucas Strachan. Sister: Suzanne Mohr (James); Brothers: Michael Cole (Donna); Alan Cole (Sue); Larry Cole (Peggy); Donald Cole; Scott Cole (Jacque). He loved all of his Nieces and nephews. Philip was preceeded in death by his Mother Phyllis Cooper; Father Harold Wendell Cole; Brother Timothy Cole; Nephew Jason Cole. A Celebration of life will be 3:00PM Saturday January 12, 2019 at D.O McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home 4017 Maplecrest Road Fort Wayne, IN with a gathering 2 hours prior to the Service. Memorials may be made to (American Lung Association/IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis). To sign the online guestbook go to www.mccombandsons.com