Hume —- Glenn M Cockle of 11321 Flanagan Road passed from this life due to kidney disease on Monday, November 23, 2020 in the home he built for his and his wife’s retirement years. He was born on April 7, 1935 in the Town of Hume, the youngest son of the late Roy and Alice Buffey Cockle. On August 1, 1958 in the Town of Hume he married Maxine Dunn who survives.
Glenn was a lifelong dairy farmer and spent his entire life on Flanagan Road. He also worked for various auctioneers, custom hay baling and worked during the apple harvest at the Sherman Fruit Farm in Castile. In his later years he transported his Amish neighbors.
His grandchildren and deer hunting were his passion and he was a fixture at Kent’s Maplehurst livestock auction every Monday for many years.
In addition to his beloved wife of 62 years he is survived by their two sons, Jay (Joanne) Cockle, Joel (Kimberly) Cockle, both of Fillmore, a daughter, Janet Cockle of Fillmore, four grandchildren, Kristin Cockle, Elizabeth (Tom) Hagen, Clancy Cockle, Reid Cockle, five great-grandchildren, a sister, Olive “Polly” Miller of Hume and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a beloved granddaughter, Angela Marie Cockle, two brothers, Allen Cockle, Roy “Junior” Cockle, four sisters, Sadie Hatch, Irene Bennett, Bernice VanName Shaver and Linda Kingsley.
Per Glenn’s wishes there will be no visitation or services. There will be a private family internment at a later date.
Memorials if desired to: Former Troopers’ Helping Hands, PO Box 432, West Seneca, NY 14224, Wounded Warriors or the American Kidney Foundation
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