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Julia M. 'Julie' Cole

July 2, 2018

Julia M. ColeJulia M. "Julie" Cole, 86, of Watertown passed away Monday evening, July 2, 2018, at Carthage Area Hospital.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., 320 John St., Clayton on Monday, July 9, from 6 - 8PM. The funeral service will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 10, at 11AM with Rev. Walter Giles presiding followed by burial in St. Lawrence Cemetery, town of Cape Vincent.

Julia was born in the town of Cape Vincent on July 6, 1931, daughter of William and Gertrude (Fisher) Turcott. She attended Clayton High School, received her GED in Harrisville, and her associates degree in Business Administration from JCC. On July 7, 1967 she married Maurice A. "Dude" Cole in Hallstead, PA and Mr. Cole died March 13, 1992.

She was a waitress in various Clayton restaurants, including McCormick's, was a seamstress at Clayton Manufacturing Co., and an assembler at Faichney's Instruments, Watertown. Most recently, Julia worked as a mortuary clerk on Ft. Drum. She enjoyed sewing and gardening in her spare time.

She is survived by her son, James H. Turcott and wife, Linda, Cape Vincent; daughter, Julie A. Bailey, Watertown; two stepdaughters, Keitha L. Peabody and husband, Dave, Harrisville and Delight M. Lee and companion, Tony Rouse, Raleigh, NC; 3 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and numerous step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; brother, Wendell Turcott, Stoney Brook, NC; sister, Vyta Smith and husband, Stewart, Clayton; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Along with her husband, Dude, Julia was predeceased by her daughter, Alta Mary Turcott, who died in infancy; four stepsons, Charles Cole, who died in infancy, and Gardiner C., Myron A. "Mike", and Terry D. Cole; four brothers, William, George, Kenneth, and Lyle Turcott;

The family would like to thank Jan Patchen and Donna Vout for their friendship, care, and concern on Julia's behalf. Donations in her name may be made to Alzheimer's Association of CNY, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204. Online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


#6 Yvonne Hawn Konzman 2018-07-10 10:32
Julie & Toby, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom and my aunt. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. She will truly be missed. We loved her more than you know.
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#5 Sue Sawyer 2018-07-09 13:14
Julie, I am sending my sympathy to you and your family. Be strong during this very sad time. I will be thinking of you.
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#4 Ann Cousins 2018-07-08 15:41
Toby and Linda I'm very sorry for your loss.
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#3 Joshua Bush 2018-07-07 21:06
To My Godmother, Julie,
Sorry that your Mom died. I am thinking about you. Take care of each other.
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#2 Al Kant 2018-07-05 22:13
Julie & Jim I am sorry for your loss. Your mom
Always had a way to bring a smile to everyone.
I will always remember the way your mom, Dude & Al would tease each other
At the house on Cemetery Road, Great memories.
I imagine now she is with Dude and putting that
Extra lather on his desserts.
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#1 Lou ann brown 2018-07-04 18:13
Our condolences go out to all of u from richard,meade,a nd louann
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