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Mr. Maurice  Y. Cole, Jr. Esq.

Obituary for Mr. Maurice Y. Cole, Jr. Esq.

April 22, 2014
Brigantine, New Jersey


Maurice Y. Cole, Jr., Esq., 86, of Brigantine, died on Tuesday April 22nd 2014 at Meadowview Nursing Home following a long illness. He was a graduate of ACHS, Dartmouth College, and Cornell Law School. He served his country during the Korean War as an officer in the JAG at the Pentagon where he tried cases for the Government. Maurie joined his family firm, Cole, Koury, Cole & Tighe -later Cole & Cole, where he was a trial lawyer for 55 years. He married his high school sweetheart, Linda (nee Stewart) and they raised three children, Jeffrey, Daniel and Laurie. Their nine grandchildren: Amanda, Zeke I Rebekah, Justin, Rob, Ryan, Dani, Lulu and Deke are his pride and joy. Maurie was attorney for the Brigantine Planning Board and the Brigantine Board of Education. He served as Past President of Kiwanis Club, the State of NJ on the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee for 31 yrs., President of the Atlantic County Bar Association and on the Board of Directors of the United Way. He was an avid golfer.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Maurice's Life Celebration on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 10 to 11:30am at the Community Presbyterian Church, 1501 W. Brigantine Ave Brigantine NJ 08203. Memorial service will follow at 11:30am. Interment is Private. The family requests in lieu of flowers please send donations to the church at the above address. To share your fondest memory of Maurice please visit Family services by Keates-Plum Funeral Home, Brigantine.

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