Paula Cole Davidson

December 23, 1950 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 69)


Paula Cole Davidson, 69, of Murrells Inlet, SC passed away peacefully Thursday January 2, 2020 at her home.  

Paula was born December 23, 1950 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Paul W. Cole and Ann E. Kennedy.

She was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. Paula’s hobbies included reading, poetry, genealogy and Scottish Terriers. Paula enjoyed cooking and entertaining for her family and friends as well as watching old movies. She was a member of the Delta Gamma Fraternity, the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Scottish Terrier Club of America.

In addition to her parents, Paula is preceded in death by her stepfather Elmer Dattola.

Surviving to celebrate Paula’s memory are her husband Ronald J. Davidson of Murrells Inlet; two sons, Alexander K. Brown and wife Stephanie of Long Valley, NJ, and Aaron W. Davidson of Denver, CO; one stepson, Ryan T. Davidson of Los Angeles, CA; two brothers, Dr. Richard Dattola and wife Catherine of Morgantown WV, and Christopher Dattola and wife Mary of Cheswick, PA; two grandsons, Zachary and Patrick Brown.

A private service is being planned for a later time.

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