Natalie Cole’s mother, Maria Cole, who is the widow of singer Nat King Cole, died of cancer at age 89, her family said Thursday. Mrs. Cole died at a hospice in Boca Raton, Fla., Tuesday. Maria Cole, an accomplished jazz singer, was married to Nat King Cole for 17 years before his death from lung cancer in 1965.
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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.