Margret Leigh Cole

August 26, 1945November 29, 2013

Cole, Margret Leigh (born Gretchen Barnes) age 68 passed away Thursday, November 29, 2013 at Kettering Medical Center. Margret was born in Detroit, Michigan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas & Hedwig Barnes. Daughter, Heather Fallis and her 3 children: Taylor Leigh, Cole Morgan and Isaac Benjamin Fallis survive. Also 3 brothers: Thomas and Timmy Barnes, and Raymond Rawlens. Margret graduated from Dominican High School 1963, Providence Hospital School of Nursing 1966 and University of Michigan for Nurse Anesthesia 1972. She also attended Wright State University. She was a very special person and wonderful mother. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at St. Luke's Catholic Church, 1440 N. Fairfield Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio. Father Terry Schneider celebrant. Burial will take place in Detroit, Michigan at Mount Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the American Kidney Foundation. Condolences can be expressed to the family at


  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, December 7, 2013

Margret Leigh Cole

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December 10, 2013

I remember fondly Margret's wonderful smile and laughter as we worked together for many years in anesthesia. She was always skilled and caring in her role as an anesthetist, in spite of her own serious health problems. We will miss Margret so much. John Reinsch MD, Kettering Anesthesia

December 6, 2013

She was a competent, compassionate nurse anesthethist, a valued member of our team at Kettering Medical Center.
Dean Johnson MD, retired anesthesiologist

December 4, 2013

I remember your mom helped deliver my daughter Emily. She Gave me a baby Locket when she was born, I still have it! I will always hold your mom in my heart she was truly an inspiration.
Ruth morter

Rosie&Chuck Barhorst

December 3, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.