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Richard P. Tower, age 77 of Ransomville, died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in Niagara Hospice House in Lockport. He was born August 12, 1940 in Niagara Falls, NY, the son of the late Richard and Margaret (Truesdale) Tower.
Richard was a 1958 graduate of Lewiston-Porter High School and received an Associate's Degree from Erie County Technical College. He had worked as an Estimator for Apollo Steel in Niagara Falls.
Richard enjoyed traveling with family and loved to do word search puzzles. He was especially proud of the Tower Family Farm and being the oldest of the 12 generations of Towers.
He is survived by his children, Amy (Daryl) Luchak, Richard James (Rebecca) Tower, and Patrick (Danyelle) Tower; a brother, Tom (Kate) Tower; a sister, Jan (Doug) Howard; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Joan Gatrost and his former wife, Eleanor (Sharples) Tower.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094.
Arrangements have been entrusted to HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville. Please visit hardisonfuneralhomes.com to leave online condolences.
Published on September 21, 2017
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