COLE\nThomas J Cole, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 1, 2022 at the age of 79. \nBorn and raised in Philadelphia, Tom was a graduate of the former North Catholic High School.\nTom was a hard working man and dedicated a lengthy career of over 50 years working with Carpenter’s Local #1856 in Northeast Philadelphia. After his retirement he continued his dedication to being a carpenter by volunteering with their retirees club. He truly enjoying helping others. \nTom was the beloved husband of 54 years to Tina; cherished father of Christy Cole-McCarthy, Coleen Cole, Shannon Cole and Tom (Erin) Cole; and loving Pop of Jack McCarthy, Tom McCarthy, Kevin ( Andrea) McCarthy, Ben Cole and Ella Cole. He is also survived by his sister Peggy Kerwick, Sisters-in-law Carol Cole, Joanne Cole and Bobbie Guido as well as many nieces and nephews. Tom was preceded in death by a sister Alice Coffey, and 3 brothers Joseph, Edward and Dennis Cole. Relatives, friends and members of the former Carpenter’s Local # 1856 are invited to attend his viewing on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 10 AM at Saint Dominic Church, 8504 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, Pa 19136, followed by his Funeral Mass 11 AM. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Tom’s memory may be made to the Vitas Hospice Inpatient Unit at Nazareth Hospital by visiting www.vitascommunityconnection.org. \nTo share a memory of Tom, please visit www.tjfluehr.com\nFlorists, all deliveries must arrive at St. Dominic Church on Tuesday, April 5th by 9:00 AM.