Frederick “Fred” Cole, Sr., 65, of Nichols, New York passed away unexpectedly, Monday, February 5, 2018. Fred is survived by his children, Frederick (Amanda), Charmaine (Alfonso), Donald (JoLynn), Thomas (Angela), Timothy and several other children who called him “Dad”; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Barbara (Dave), Betty Ann (Donald), Dawn; several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the Estey, Munroe & Fahey Funeral Home, 15 Park St., Owego with the Rev. Michael Eaton, officiating. Burial will be in the Nichols Cemetery, Nichols, NY in the Spring. The family will receive friends Friday from 3:00 to 3:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be made to Fred’s family at www.emfaheyfuneralhome.com.