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Richard R. Cole Richard R. Cole

Richard R. Cole

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

building mechanic at Agere

Richard R. Cole, 67, of Allentown, died May 8, 2018.

He and his wife Kathleen A. (Weikel) Cole were married 46 years.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Richard J. Cole and June (Wagner) Zoppi, and stepson of Vincent Zoppi.

He was a building mechanic at the former Western Electric and Agere for 32 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children Debra L. and Christopher M.; grandchildren Lacey and Tyler; brothers Roy and wife, Sigrun, Timothy, Pearson, Sterling and his wife, Barbara, Corey Sr. and his wife, Mary Ann, Brad, and Michael Zoppi and his wife, Tammy; sisters Karen, wife of Hugh McGinley, Marlene, wife of Kenneth Bailey.

Contributions may be made in his memory to Woodlawn Fire Department, 1651 Whitehall Ave., Allentown, PA 18104 or to Cetronia Ambulance Corps, 4300 Broadway, Allentown, PA 18104.

Arrangements were made by Trexler Funeral Home, Allentown.