OLEAN, N.Y. - Gary L. Cochran, 69, of Limestone, passed away Tuesday (May 15, 2012) from injuries sustained in a tractor accident at his home.
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Gary was born April 28, 1943, in Bradford, Pa. He was raised by his mother and stepfather, Alvin and Clara Buchanan, Falconer.
Gary graduated from Bradford Area High School with the Class of 1961. He retired from the Laborer's Union of Pennsylvania after working for more than 30 years. He continued working for the Laborer's Union of New York until about 2004, when he retired to work around his house and on his farm, which he enjoyed doing.
He loved the company of his dog, "Homer."
He is survived by his two sons, Alvin (Denise) Cochran of Limestone and Paul (Jeanna) Cochran of Sugar Hill, Ga.; two daughters, Shirley Hatch (Dale Magee) of Rixford, Pa., and Teresa (Darrell) Cockrell of DeCatur, Ala.; one sister, Joy (John) Tarasek of Limestone; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
At his request, there will be no public services at this time.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Limestone Volunteer Fire Department #1, 5886 Church St., Limestone, N.Y. 14753; Limestone Volunteer Fire Department #2, 580 Parkside Drive, Limestone, N.Y. 14753; or the SPCA, 2944 Hinsdale Highway, Olean, N.Y. 14760.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home Inc., 646 East State St., Olean.
Online condolences may be made to www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralhome.com
Published in The Bradford Era from May 18 to May 31, 2012