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Donald W. Dibble, 60, of South New Berlin passed away within the comfort of his own home on September 28, 2017. Don was born the son of Donald J. and Yeska (Kroes) Dibble on September 4, 1957. Ending a 14 year courtship, Donald married the love-of-his-life, Lucinda Pickens on September 2, 2017.
Don was employed by Amphenol in Sidney, NY where is worked as a machinist. He was a passionate hunter and fisherman. He had traveled as far as Alaska to hunt caribou and especially enjoyed fishing for walleye. He was an Eagle Scout. Don appreciated the game of baseball; being an avid San Francisco Giants his entire life. Everyone that knew him would agree that he had the most easy-going and well natured personality of anyone they had ever met. These attributes were the primary reason why he and Lucinda just clicked, and the cause of how they went so long in each others life without a single disagreement.
Donald is survived by his loving wife, Lucinda Pickens; parents, Donald J. and Yeska Dibble; sister, Katherine (Alan) Zogg; mother-in-law, Sally Pickens; sister in law, Lindora (Mike) Malloy; brother in laws Lenny Pickens (Monica) and Mark (Eva) Pickens; aunts and uncles, Johnnes Kroes, Shirley and Charlie Dibble, Wanda Dibble, Dorothy Dibble, Jackie Dibble and Verne Hiatt and several cousins and countless remarkable friends who were always there for Don.
Friends and family are invited to calling hours on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 10AM- 12 Noon at the Johnston Funeral Home, 60 Broad Street, Morris, NY. A memorial service will commence at 12 Noon on the same day with Pastor Kurt Funk, officiating.
Memorial donations in memory of Donald may be made to: Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta NY 13820 or to the American Cancer Society by visiting- https://donate3.cancer.org/ .
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris, NY.
Published on October 2, 2017
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