Paul G. Cole

Passed away on September 11, 2015
Paul Gerard Cole of Boston and North Eastham, age 58, died on Friday, September 11th at his home in North Eastham which he shared with his partner of thirty years, Dennis C Gammon.Paul received his Masters Degree in English in 1983 from NYU. He was employed by Mass Mutual and lived part of each week at their home in Boston. Paul was an extremely intelligent man and an avid reader. He loved playing in the dirt, and just last weekend planted a yellow mum garden. Paul loved his home dearly and took great pride in designing their home by the bay. He loved socializing and entertaining. Paul was an amazing cook, able to create a meal from most any ingredient, especially appetizers. He was known to all as "The King of Puff Pastry". Paul was the kindest, sweetest gentleman, always forgiving and understanding. He kept a great perspective on life and was highly diplomatic.In addition to his partner Dennis he is survived by his mother, Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Cole; his siblings, Bobby (Betsy) Cole, Steven (Linda) Cole, David (Kathy) Cole, Patricia (Larry) Ward, and Marie (Robert Jones) Cole; and his nieces and nephews. Additionally, he is survived by his two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, as well as multiple dear friends and neighbors, his Eastham family.The visitation will be held at Nickerson Funeral Home, 340 Main Street in Wellfleet on Friday, September 18th from 4-8 PM. The funeral service will be held at St. Joan of Arc Church, 61 Canal Road in Orleans on Saturday, September 19th at 9 AM. In lieu of flowers, Dennis requests donations be made in Paul's name to: Women's Lunch Place, P.O. Box 170900, Boston,MA 02117.For online condolences and updated service information, please visit