Richard R. Cole Richard R. Cole

Richard R. Cole, 67, of Allentown, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018. He was the husband of Kathleen A. (Weikel) Cole, to whom he was 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. Richard was a building mechanic at the former Western Electric and Agere for 32 years.

He is survived by wife Kathleen, 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.

Services, 11:00 AM, Monday, May 14 at Trexler Funeral Home, 1625 W. Highland St., Allentown. Calling will begin at 10:00 AM.

Contributions can be made in his memory to Woodlawn Fire Dept., 1651 Whitehall Ave., Allentown,18104 or Cetronia Ambulance Corp., 4300 Broadway, Allentown, 18104.

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