Harold Emmanuel Dowoo Cole

COLE - Harold Emmanuel Dowoo


Of Buffalo, entered into rest April 28,
2022. Beloved husband of 47 years to
Barbara Clawson-Cole; devoted father
of Elmira “Elly” Young, Harold Cole,
Jr. and Bradley (Etana) Cole; cherished
grandfather of Giselle Young and Isabella
Cole; loving son of the late Bankole E.
Cole and Annie Elmira (nee Elba) Cole;
dear brother of Bamiwole Oni Cole,
Arthur (Julie) Cole, Daisy Cole and
the late Claude Cole, Arnold Cole and
Taiwo Thomas; also survived by nieces
and nephews. Harold immigrated from
Freetown, Sierra Leone in his early
20’s. He attended University at Buffalo,
where he achieved his Master’s degree
in Economics. He was a professor for
Erie Community College and Daemen
College, and worked at Buffalo Public
Schools. Relatives and friends may visit
the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Snyder
Chapel), 4614 Main St., near Harlem
Rd., on Wednesday (May 4th) from 6-8
PM. A Funeral Service will be held at
St. Michael and All Angels Church, 81
Burke Dr., Buffalo, on Thursday at 12
o’clock (please assemble at church).
A private entombment will be held for
the family at Forest Lawn Cemetery.