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Dr. John “Steve” Cole Jr., 75, Fleetwood, formerly of Quakertown, Bucks County, and Nazareth, Northampton County, died Jan. 20 at 12:45 a.m. in Wyomissing Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Reading, where he had been a patient since Jan. 18. He was the husband of Caroline B. (Bruch) Cole. Born in Easton, Northampton County, he was a son of the late John S. Cole Sr. and Gertrude (Miller) Cole. Cole had been employed for more than 21 years as a technician by the Miller-Keystone Blood Center, Bethlehem and Reading, last working in September. Previously a self-employed physician, Cole operated an obstetrics-gynecology practice in Quakertown, a family practice in Nazareth and was co-operator of a practice in Massillon, Ohio. He was a graduate of Easton High School, received his degree in medicine from Lafayette College, and his degree in obstetrics and gynecology from Temple Medical School. Cole was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Fleetwood. He was a Navy veteran. Also surviving are two sons, John S. III and Frederick A., both of Fleetwood; and two daughters, Amy E. (Cole) Schurr, Birdsboro, and Ruth Ann Cole, Wyomissing. Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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