Richard A. Fogel died June 27, 2020 at his home.
He was born on January 14, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, the second son of Louis and Clara Fogel. In 1960 he married Jeanne Grimm and together they raised two sons, Richard, and Matthew. They moved from Cleveland to Clearwater, Florida where Dick ran his own business Red Bird Cabinetry. He was an accomplished woodworker and finish carpenter, making many beautiful pieces of furniture.
In 1990 the family moved to Vermont where they had enjoyed visiting for many years before. They settled in East Hardwick at “beau meade.” Dick loved boating and skiing which he did well into his 70’s. He played the organ and accordion and enjoyed spending time with friends and family, telling many stories.
He was an active member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation in Hardwick, VT, sharing his faith with others in the community. Dick was loved by all. He was a truly kind and gentle man, loving husband, and father.
He is survived by his wife Jeanne and his two sons; Richard Fogel of Florida, and Matthew Fogel and wife Melissa of Stowe; four granddaughters; Samantha, Mallory, Bridgette and Brianna, and a brother Robert Fogel of Arizona.
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