• REGINALD E. COCKAYNE

    February 8, 2019

    Reginald E. Cockayne, 76, of Chittenango, passed away Friday February 8th after a brief illness. Reggie grew up in Massena, NY, moved to Syracuse in 1964 and later to Chittenango where he spent most of his life. He graduated Canton A.T.I. and worked for several local companies as an Electrical Draftsman with Aqualogics Systems being his last place of employment which he enjoyed immensely. Reggie was an enthusiastic SU sports fan and enjoyed history and politics. He also supported The Wounded Warrior Project, St Jude’s and Shriners Children’s Hospital. He will be remembered as a loving husband and devoted father with a wonderful sense of humor and as a kind-hearted man who always put the needs of others before his own. Reggie was predeceased by his sisters Doris Premo, Patricia Small, Jean Cockayne, Sharon Carney and his brother Gerald. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Carolyn, daughter and son-in-law Lisa and Jim Whitbread, and son Mark. Calling hours will be at G.F. Zimmer Funeral Home, 702 Legion Drive, Chittenango on Sunday February 10th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday 10 a.m. at the funeral home with burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions be made to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave, Syracuse, NY 13208.

    G.F. ZIMMER F.H.

    CHITTENANGO 315-687-3366