OAKFIELD — Richard F. Cole, 78, of Oakfield, passed away on Tuesday (June 8, 2021) at United Memorial Medical Center.
Mr. Cole was born Dec. 1, 1942, in Batavia, a son of the late Floyd and Roberta (Dixon) Cole.
Richard retired from Niagara Mohawk12/31/05 as a meter reader. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Oakfield Rod & Gun Club. He enjoyed hunting, tractors and had a knack for fixing anything. Richard will be remembered for his willingness to help anyone and his great sense of humor.
Richard is survived by his wife, Barbara (Scroger) Cole of Oakfield; his daughters, Rachel (Thomas) Fogerty of Columbus, Ohio, and Alicia (Scott) Cook of Oakfield; grandsons, Devin and Colin Fogerty, and Mason Cook; sisters, Cheryl (Ken) Moore, and Susan (David) Mudrzynski, both of Elba; a sister-in-law, Sharon Cole of Elba. Several nieces and nephews also survive.He is preceded in death by brothers, Gerald and Wayne (late Susan) ColIn keeping with his wishes, there will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Avenue, Batavia, NY 14020. Arrangements were entrusted to the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue in Oakfield. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.burdettandsanford.com.