Ellen Cole, age 73, of East Marion, died Nov. 12.
She was born July 9, 1942, in New York City to Marion and Louis Cole.
Ms. Cole received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Miami and for 20 years, was a manager for Bloomingdale’s book department in New York City.
Family members said she loved animals and the Humane Society, collecting sea glass, books and gardening. She adored her two granddaughters and also enjoyed spending time with her friend and companion, Victor Brown.
Ms. Cole is survived by her daughter, son-in-law and granddaughters.
Arrangements were private and in the care of Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport.