Richard Appleton
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Obituary of Richard C. Appleton

(Albion) Richard “Dick” Appleton age 90 died December 29, 2019 at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was born June 24, 1929 in N. Tonawanda, a son of the late William and Kathleen (Parker) Appleton and had lived in this area most of his life. Dick served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a member of the Faith Alliance Church, he sang in the Barber Shop Quartet and loved to putter around his house. Dick worked as a model maker at Brake Shoe in Medina for 10 years, and after, was sole proprietor of Dick Appleton Tools; selling tools from his truck for 27 years. After, Dick worked for the Albion Post Office where many remember him as their rural carrier. In addition to his parents, Dick was predeceased by his wife Rosalie in 2001; his son Chris in 2013; grandson Jesse in 20019 and his sister Barbara Jean Carver. He is survived by his sons Steven of Brockport, Jeffrey of Albion; grandchildren Joshua and Micah (Erika) Waugh of PA, Michael Darr of PA, Jeremy Appleton of PA, Devon Appleton of Stafford; great-grandchildren Lyric, Akira, Ecko, Renee as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Ave. Albion on Friday 2-4 & 6-8 where his Memorial Service will be held Saturday at 11am. Interment and Military Honors will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Orleans County Veterans Administration, 13996 State Route 31, Albion NY 14411 or Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion NY 14411.
Friday
3
January

Calling Hours

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, January 3, 2020
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Albion
21 West Avenue
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471
Friday
3
January

Calling Hours

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, January 3, 2020
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Albion
21 West Avenue
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471
Saturday
4
January

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home - Albion
21 West Avenue
Albion, New York, United States
(585) 589-4471
Saturday
4
January

Interment with Military Honors

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Mt. Albion Cemetery
Rte. 31
Albion, New York, United States
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