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Lorrant Anthony Cole

September 5, 2020


Lorrant Anthony Cole, age 74 of Asbury Park died on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick. Chip, as he was known, was born in Jersey City and had lived in Lakewood before moving to Asbury Park. He was the owner of T and C Auto Body in Asbury Park, where he had a gift of restoring old cars. Chip served his Country honorable in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. 

Surviving are his wife Gina Lucas Cole; his sons and step son, Anthony Cole, Jason Cole and John DeGaglia; his daughters and step daughter, Samantha Cole, Adrienne Cole and Carla DeGaglia; his brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Barbara Cole; his sister and brother-in-law, Yvonne and Ernest Leach; 9 grandchildren, David Patterson, Jr., Terrance Cole Woodson, Nicolette Cole, Jonas Cole, Isabella Cole, Xcellcious White, Savannah DeGaglia, Bryson Wilson and Mya Miller and several nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 9 from 5 pm until the time of service at 7:30 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. Funeral, Thursday September 10; 11 am from funeral home with interment to follow at Brigadier General Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Arneytown. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence through the Guestbook/Tribute link above. 

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September 9, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave. P.O. Box 567
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Funeral Service
September 10, 2020

11:30 AM
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave. P.O. Box 567
Long Branch, NJ 07740


Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
350 Province Line Road
Arneytown, NJ 08562

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