John R. Sole, a retired food broker who served as chairman of the Buffalo Water Board, died Thursday in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga. He was 72.
il,8l,4p3 Mr. Sole was born in Buffalo and attended the University at Buffalo. From 1957 until 1961, he served in the Coast Guard.
Mr. Sole was on the Water Board for many years and was chairman from 1992 to 2000.
An avid boater, he was a life member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include a son, Jason; a sister, Carole Maggio; and a brother, Joseph.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9 a.m. Monday in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 1035 Delaware Ave.