Brendan Charles Cole
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Brendan Charles Cole

March 01, 1991 - January 04, 2014

Brendan Charles Cole

March 01, 1991 - January 04, 2014

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Obituary for Brendan Charles Cole

COLE, Brendan Charles age 22 of Allendale died Saturday, January 4, 2014. Born in Englewood, Brendan lived in Midland Park before moving to Allendale 15 years ago. He was a 2009 Graduate of Bergen Catholic High School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Richmond. Brendan is survived by his loving parents, Brian and Gail (nee Feldner), his younger brothers, Connor and Colin and his grandparents, Eleanor Cole and George Feldner and his wife Patricia. Brendan was pre-deceased by his grandmother, Gloria Feldner and grandfather, Lewis “Chick” Cole. Brendan is also survived by many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. While he was not with us for nearly long enough, Brendan lived life to the fullest. He loved life and collecting friends-he truly touched everyone he met with his outgoing personality and totally infectious laughter. He treasured all of his friendships, especially his friends from Bergen Catholic, Richmond and his fraternity, Sigma Chi. Full of life, laughter, happiness and adventure, Brendan will be deeply missed-for who he was and who he could have been. He will live on in our hearts forever. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday 10:00 Am at the Church of the Nativity, 315 Prospect Street, Midland Park, NJ. Interment will follow in the George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus. The Cole family will receive family and friends at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home (www.vpfh.com), 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff on Tuesday 7:00 to 9:00 PM and Wednesday, 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Brendan’s name to Bergen Catholic High School, ATT; Joe Branciforte, 1040 Oradell Avenue, Oradell, NJ 07649.

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