Glenda Lee Cole, 54, of Newport, formerly of Troy, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 after a long illness. She was born in Hartland on April 10, 1957, the daughter of George and Beverly Sargent Cole.

Glenda graduated from Mount View High School in 1975, Kennebec Valley Vocational School and Beal College with honors. She enjoyed playing cards, cribbage, family outings at camp and spending time with her grandsons.

She was predeceased by her father and her grandfather, Preston Sargent.

She is sadly missed by her mother; her son, Justin Cole and his partner, Jennifer Laselle; two grandsons, Gavin and Nathaniel Cole, all of Troy; four siblings, Darlene Curtis and her husband Richard of Pittsfield, Mary Woodbury and her husband Paul of Burnham, Steve Cole and his partner Samantha Reed of Troy, and Clifton Fuller of Palmyra; maternal grandmother Mary Sargent of Palmyra; and many family and friends.

There will be a celebration of Glenda’s life at Troy Union Church on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m. with Elizabeth Sullivan officiating.

Arrangements are under the care of Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Condolences may be offered online, at: ripostafh.com.