Clare B. Cole (nee: Bonskowski), of O’Fallon, MO, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at the age of 88. Loving wife of the late Jess Cole, Jr.; beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Bonskowski; devoted mother of Marsha (Bob) Martin, Jeffrey Cole, Jonathan (Mary Therese) Cole, and Missy (Tom) Rooney; cherished grandmother of Sarah Martin, Jeremy Martin, Shannon Rooney, Rebecca Rooney, Donovan Rooney, Madeline Cole, Jonathan Cole, Jr., and Olivia Cole. Clare is preceded in death by her husband Jess and her son, Jeffrey Cole; four brothers, Joseph Bonskoski, Jr., Francis Bonskowski, Jack Bonskowski, Robert Bonskowski; and five sisters, Mary Burke, Helen Goodman, Jeanie Macinski, Marcella Farwig, and Martha Kohl.
Clare was a member of Assumption Catholic Church in O’Fallon, Missouri. She loved her family and spending time with them, especially her Grandkids. Clare was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Memorials may be made in Clare's name to Special Olympics of Missouri.