Richard J. Mondore

May 11, 1951November 4, 2018

Richard J. Mondore, 67, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.

He was born on May 11, 1951 in North Franklin, the son of John and Vivian (Epps) Mondore.

A life-long area resident and graduate of Franklin Central School, Richard was employed for many years as a truck driver for Cobleskill Stone.

He loved to hunt, fish, and bowl, having been honored by the USBC for 25 years of consecutive membership activity.

He thoroughly enjoyed spending time on his land in Franklin and building his house with his sons.

He is survived by his fiancé, Diane Winfield of Franklin; his children children, Andrea (James) Hill, Daniel (Kate) Mondore and Richard Mondore; grandchildren, Alex, Meadow and Evan Hill; 3 sisters, Kathy Winas of Sidney; Donna and Ralph Amatuccio of Franklin; and Stephanie and David Wright of Sidney; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; and his brother, Ronald Mondore.

Friends are invited to greet the family on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm at the Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home, 425 Main Street, Franklin.

Donations in Richard’s memory may be made to the Franklin Community Education Foundation, PO Box 43, Franklin, NY 13775.

Condolences to the family may be made online at

Arrangements are by the Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home, Franklin.


  • Calling Hours Friday, November 30, 2018

Richard J. Mondore

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Lana & Art Hilton

November 10, 2018

Art and I are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and our prayers go out to you.