|Death: ||Apr. 25, 2010|
Wayne Merrill Dimmick, 92, lifelong resident of Montour Falls, died peacefully on April 25,2010. After graduating from Cook Academy, he served in the U.S. Navy during WW II from 1943 to 1946 on the USS Burrows, developing harbors in the Pacific Theatre. He was a mechanical engineer at Shepard Niles Crane & Hoist for 41 years. He served in the Schuyler Co. legislature for 12 years, as well as on the NYS Fish & Wildlife Board. He was a lifelong volunteer in his community through the PTA, Boy Scouts, Meals on Wheels, Hospital Auxiliary and Montour Methodist Church. He proudly built his own home for his family. Always an avid outdoorsman, champion hunter, fisherman, gardener and a sought-after dance partner, he was especially fond of his summer cottage at Lodi Point, where on his 92nd birthday he demonstrated to his great-grandsons how to do a flip off the diving board. He was predeceased by his parents, Wilson and Mae Perry Dimmick; sister Esther Sue Gauck; and brother, Roy Dimmick. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Margaret Tucker Dimmick; children, Maureen (Jack) Huebsch of Cazenovia, Janet McKnight of Tully, Nancy (Bill) Bennett of Trumansburg, Paul Dimmick of Seneca Lake and Perry (Lindsay) Dimmick of Waterloo; grandchildren Brian (Amy) Huebsch, Todd, Benjamin and Matthew McKnight, and Chad (Anna) and Danny Bennett; great-grandchildren Ethan and Owen Huebsch and Orion Bennett. Family and friends are invited to call 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Vedder & Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee Street, Montour Falls, NY, with Mr. Dimmick's funeral to immediately follow at 3 p.m., with committal following at Montour Cemetery, Montour Falls, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to Montour Falls Rescue Squad, PO Box 369, Montour Falls, NY 14865 or the Leukemia Foundation of your local community.
Published in Syracuse Post Standard on April 28, 2010
Bridget Margaret Tucker Dimmick (1915 - 2012)*
New York, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 42.34182, -76.85423
Created by: Frank K.
Record added: Apr 30, 2010
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