|Birth: ||Apr. 7, 1943|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||May 11, 1992|
New York, USA
Dale Winter Succumbs at 49; Was Athlete Turned Minister
Ithaca, NY - The Rev. Dale Edward Winter, who was raised in Hampton, NJ, died of cancer May 11, 1992, in his home. He was 49.
A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, 16th, at 3 p.m. at Hampton United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Winter was pastor of the Jacksonville (NY) Community Church from 1984 until 1990, when he became coordinator of the Syracuse-based Onondaga Pastoral Counseling Center.
He was born in Glen Gardner and live in Hampton for many years, graduating from North Hunterdon Regional High School and Springfield College in Massachusetts. He was an accomplished football player and wrestler at North and twice won the New England Intercollegiate Wrestling Championship in the 157-pound class.
While attending Crozier Theological Seminary in Chester, PA., he did field work in VISTA, the domestic Peace Corps, working to improve housing for the poor in Camden.
He was ordained in 1967 as a Methodist minister. He entered the campus ministry at Penn State University, where he formed an abiding interest in Quaker beliefs and traditions. He counseled conscientious objectors during the Vietnam War. In 1973,he was appointed Protestant chaplain at Ithaca (N.Y.)College.
As "Dr. Duke", he created and directed a band of characters, jugglers, clowns, and puppets in a morality play about justice and world hunger. Known as the Bread Truck Medicine Show, it was a frequent attraction at parks in the Ithaca area during the early 1980's.
The Rev. Winter was an elder of the North Central New York Conference of the United Methodist Church. He was involved in a number of groups and associations and was a strong proponent of providing information about unorthodox treatments to people with cancer.
He was a son of the late William Winter, a former county freeholder who died in 1988. He is survived by his mother, Mildred Stephens Winter of Hampton; his wife, Janet E. Morgan; two sons, Jesse and Adam Winter, at home; a step-daughter, Sara Demenkoff, at home; a sister, Patricia Neuner of Hampton, and two brothers, Warren (Bill) Winter of Hampton and T. Peter Winter of Washington.
A memorial service was held Sunday in the Jacksonville Community Church.
William Warren Winter (1916 - 1988)
Mildred Stephens Winter (1918 - 2004)
Adam Stephens Winter (1979 - 2011)*
Musconetcong Valley Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Dee Winter
Record added: Apr 14, 2009
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My dear cousin, I miss you and the fun times we had as children. May you enjoy your reunion in Heaven with Susie and your mom and dad.|
Added: May. 17, 2010