Robert J. Cole

Robert J. Cole

Robert J. Cole, 80, of Stockton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 at Heritage Village R.&S.N.

Born Jan. 13, 1939 in Jamestown a son of the late Jack and Eunice M. Nelson Cole. A Chautauqua County resident most of his life, he was a 1957 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School.

Jack served in the United States Army from 1961-1963 and the Army Reserves until 1967.

He was employed at Dahlstrom’s as Receiving Clerk for 34 years until their closing in 1994 and then at Larson Metal Manufacturing until his retirement.

Jack cared about children and several times, served as a foster parent.

He was an member of the Stockton VFD (exempt), Stockton Community Church, serving in several ministries and Life Member of the Chautauqua County Firemen’s Fraternity.

Husband of Catherine “Katie” Walters Pierce Cole; brother of Frederick (Cheryl) Cole and Sandra (late Robert) Belovarac both of Stockton, Shawnee (Bruce) Galbraith of Sinclairville and the late Jack H., Jr. (May 31, 1904) and infant sister Susan May Cole; step-father of, Cindy and Gerry (Melody) Pierce, Sue (Dennis) Ocosta, Addie Lexow and the late Cookie Miller; step-grandfather of 19. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Memorial service 11 A.M. Tuesday in Stockton Community Church, 4554 W. Railroad Ave., Stockton. Military honors provided by Cassadaga Memorial American Legion Post 1280. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Stockton.

Memorials to: Stockton Community Church.

Arrangements by Jordan Funeral Home, Sinclairville.