Richard Cahoon

Richard Paul Cahoon

1927 - 2022

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Hilton- Richard P. Cahoon age 94, passed peacefully on February 27, 2022. He is pre-deceased by his wife of 42 years, Elisa Ventura Cahoon. Richard is survived by his daughter Paula (Michael) Crawford, son John Richard Cahoon, daughter Alana (Adam Frank) Cahoon, six grandchildren: Zachary and Oxana Crawford, Leon R. McDaniel, Julius R. Cahoon, John E. Cahoon, Emily Koretsko, seven great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.


Richard was attending Geneseo High School and left early to join the United States Army. He was stationed in Germany and became Sergeant during World War II in 1945 – 1947. Geneseo High School granted him an honorary degree upon his return home. He earned his degree in Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, began his career at 3M Wollensak Company, and was a traffic engineer for Monroe County for 25 years before retirement.


Richard loved traveling with his wife, singing and dancing, enjoyed working on cars, and repairing electronics. He was a proud member and committee council leader of Hilton-Parma Senior Center.


A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at 9:30 am at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.


A service of remembrance will be on Saturday, April 9th at 10:00 am held at Spiritus Christi Church.


Those who wish to remember Richard may make gifts in his memory to Spiritus Christi Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh St., Rochester, New York 14614.





9:30 am
Thursday, March 3, 2022
GRAVESIDE-Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Lake Ave
Rochester, New York, United States

Memorial Service

10:00 am
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Spiritus Christi Church
121 N Fitzhugh St.
Rochester, New York, United States