Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late Emerson Nordahl and Shirley Johnson Nordahl Cole.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson and the Nicholson Masonic Lodge #438.
Alan was the former owner of the Farmer’s Supply and Alan’s Archery in Nicholson.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Alan is survived by two sons, Chad of Scranton and Wade of Nicholson; and a stepbrother, David Cole of Hot Springs, Arkansas.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2pm in the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson with services by Pastor Margaret Hartmann.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given to the First Presbyterian Church of Nicholson, 65 State Street, Nicholson, Pa. 18446.
Arrangements by the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State Street, Nicholson.