Richard William Truax
Richard W. Truax, age 85 of Gasport/Rochester, died October 7, 2019 in Highland Hospital following a long illness. He was born January 22, 1934 in Gasport, a son of Perry and Mary (Sneiker) Truax and had lived in the Rochester area over 30 years.
Richard was a U.S. Army veteran serving as a Sergeant and paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne from 1952-1955 and was also a member of the VFW. He was an admirer of the outdoors and enjoyed a good cigar and cold beer.
Mr. Truax was predeceased by six siblings. He is survived by his sister, Jeanette Hamminga of Olcott; as well as several nieces and nephews.
At Richard's request, there will be no formal calling hours or services. Interment will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.
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Published on October 8, 2019


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