Bergen ~ Richard S. "Dickie" Cordaro, age 68, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019, doing what he loved. He had a passion for skydiving, completing 7,355 jumps.
He was born October 1, 1950 in Batavia, a son of the late Samuel L. and Rose M. Onorati Cordaro.
He is survived by his daughter, Heather (Brian Dobra) Cacner; grandchildren, Steven T. Cacner Jr., Abbey L. Cacner, Jazlyn J. Stone, and Selina M. Stone; significant other, Megan J. Ellinwood, her children, Jessica (Peter) Delcour, Richard (Liz) Mills and her grandchildren, William, Seth, Logan, Erik, Drake, Ryleeann, and Grace; brother, Samuel C. Cordaro; sister, Susan M. Cordaro, beloved canine child, "Sweetie", along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, dear friends, and skydiving family.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday, August 7 from 4 ~ 8 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road (Rt. 19), LeRoy. His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 8 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake Street, LeRoy. Interment in St. Francis Cemetery will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Volunteers for Animals, 3841 West Main St. Rd., Batavia, NY 14020 or International Skydiving Museum & Hall of Fame, 1648 Taylor Road, Suite 514, Port Orange, FL 32128.