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Eleanor Virginia (Cole) Joshua, 94, of Frostburg and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at La Resulta Assisted Living Facility on St. Thomas.
Born on Oct. 23, 1923, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of Ernest E. Cole and Deanna (Williams) Cole. She is preceded in death by brothers, Jack Cole, Fred Cole, Jim Cole, Leroy Cole, Ernest Cole, and William Cole, and sister, Betty Green.
She served her country honorably and retired from the U.S. Army. She was a Jehovah's Witness.
Surviving are husband, Austin Joshua, St. Thomas; sisters, Deanna Ross, Frostburg, and Genevieve Dorsey, Rochester, N.Y.; brothers-in-law, Pedrito Lanclos Sr. and Leonard Joshua, St. Thomas; sisters-in-law, Rena Joshua, Orlando, Fla., Inger Lanclos, Jacksonville, Fla., and Bernice Lanclos, St. Thomas; special niece-in-law, Sharlene Diggs; and caregivers, Rhona Morton, Norrine Morgan, and Kirsten "KeKe" Greenway, St. Thomas.
Memorial services will be held at Sowers Funeral Home on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Steve Jackson officiating.
Published on December 3, 2017
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