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HAMDEN - Stanley J. Dibble "Stan," 92, of Hamden, passed away on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at O'Connor Hospital, Delhi, surrounded by his family.
Stanley was born in Andes on Nov. 23, 1924, the son of the late Frank and Dora (Wilcox) Dibble.
Stanley was raised on Dibble Road in Andes.
He married Virginia "Ginny" Condon on May 19, 1945. The couple moved to Hamden in 1955.
Stan, as he was known by many, was a clerk for Aikins and Robinson Brothers auction services for more than 50 years. Stan had his own trucking service, was also employed by CE Kiff Inc. and he retired from SUNY Delhi.
He was a longtime member of the Delsenango Old Tyme Fiddlers Club and enjoyed going dancing. He was an honorary member of the Catskill Mt. Antique Machinery and Engine Club, as well as the Hamden Fish and Game Club.
Stan is survived by a son, Roger (Delores) Dibble of Hamden; daughter-in-law, Gail Dibble of Delhi; six grandchildren, Sherry Dibble of Cortland, Gary Dibble of Schenectady, Tammy (Matt) Retz of Mt. Upton, Lisa Jones of Morris, Courtney (Brett) Sage of Hamden and Stacy Dibble of Hamden; great-grandchildren, Troy and Christa Brock, Lexie and Lane Coughlin, Libby and Lathan Retz, Aden Miller, Hannah and Rachel Sage, Tyler Dibble and Brianna Eichhorn; sister-in-law, Barb Condon of New Kingston; and two step-grandchildren, Amber and Adam Jones.
He was predeceased by his wife, Virginia; two sons, Stephen and Lewis Dibble; and two sisters, Louise Tremper and Marion Spader.
The Dibble family extends special thanks to Dr. John Dorr and his wife, Pam; three special nurses at O'Connor, (Stan was very fond of) Laura Whitbeck, Sara Scobie and Ashley Scobie; and all who helped with Stan's care.
Friends and relatives are invited to call on the family from 4 to 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30, at MacArthur Funeral Home, 134 Main St., Delhi, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, with the Rev. Bert More officiating. Burial will follow in Hamden Cemetery.
Share condolences with the Dibble family online at www.macarthurfh.com.
Published on October 29, 2017
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