Des Cole – deceased

Des Cole – Deceased

Old Wesley has learnt with great sadness of the death of Des Cole after a long illness.  Des joined Old Wesley in the 1960s and was a regular 2nds player during the 60s and 70s. He had a number of runs on the 1st XV and played in the Leinster Senior Cup Final against St. Mary’s in 1975. After retiring from playing he coached for a number of years on various teams.

We extend our sympathies to his wife Irene, children, Peter, Jonathan and Alan, and to his wider family and friends at this very sad time.  The funeral details are as follows:

COLE Des, (Rathfarnham, Dublin 16) November 3rd 2017, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband and best friend to Irene. Dearest Dad to Peter, Jonathan and Alan. Sadly missed by his daughters-in-law Tara, Ciara and Rose Marie, grandchildren Andrew, Ellie, Rachel, Heidi, Katy, Harry and Sara, brother Roy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends.

Funeral service at 12 noon Monday, 6th November 2017, in Whitechurch Parish Church, Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 and burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin.

Photo below shows Des (bottom left) in the Leinster Senior Cup Final in 1975