Richard E. Moll, 79, Cape Vincent

CAPE VINCENT, NY – Richard E. Moll, 79, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home, Cape Vincent.

Born March 23, 1940, award-winning carver, Formula 2 racer, and fine dining restaurateur, he was known for his love of family, racing, art, and music—particularly jazz and opera. Charismatic, curious, and open-minded, Moll garnered a large following of loyal customers upon opening his first restaurant in Rochester at the age of 30, Dick Moll’s. Despite his unique path, Moll remained the quintessential family man, devoted to his wife, son, and daughter Nancy, who passed from cancer in 2005.

He is survived by his wife, Rosalyn Moll; a son, Rick Moll; grandchildren, Matthew Abernathy (wife Rachelle Abernathy) and Ian Abernathy, a brother Mike Moll (wife Ellie Moll); and many other loving family and friends.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 5, at Cleveland Funeral Home 188 W. Broadway St., Cape Vincent, NY.

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