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Richard A. Cowell

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Richard A. Cowell

Penn Yan, NY - Richard A. Cowell, Age 68, of Penn Yan, NY, passed away peacefully at home on December 20, 2021.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years Linda and his Mom, Joyce Trombley of The Villages of Florida; sisters-and-brothers-in-law, Edie Cowell of Las Vegas, Polly (Rod) Bush of Williamson, Doug (Patti) Scott of Fairport, Carol (Ted) Cox of Penn Yan, and Karen (Michael) DeFazio of Penn Yan; step-brothers and step-sisters, Molly (Jim) Towslee and Bill Corcoran, of Washington state, Don McNeal of Dundee, Edward (Rachel) Trombley of The Villages, FL, Joseph Trombley, Stephen (Jennifer) Trombley, Tim (Margarita) Trombley, Andrew (Joni) Trombley, and Chris (Steve) Bloom and special friends, Jerry "Smitty" and Donna Smith, all of Penn Yan; as well as several nieces and nephews. He will be especially missed by their kitty, Socks.

He was predeceased by his dad, Kenneth and step-mother, Beverly Cowell; step-fathers, Donald Corcoran and Richard Trombley; and brothers, Steven Cowell and Dan McNeil .

Dick was a mason for the Brick Layers and Allied Craftsmen Local #3 of Rochester. He also worked for Terry Carlson Masonry in Penn Yan and Jeff Jolly Masonry in Geneva. He loved his visits with his beloved friends, Joe Trombley and Paul Marble to the Trombley home in the Adirondacks.

A private celebration for family and friends will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Yates County, PO Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527.

You may share a memory with Dick's family by visiting his obituary at Arrangements entrusted to Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.

Posted online on December 30, 2021

Published in Penn Yan Chronicle-Express