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Jan. 3, 1953-Oct. 9, 2008

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. -- Marcel (Skip) Dimorier went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday at the Adirondack Medical Center surrounded by love from his family.

A memorial service will be held at the Circle Drive Alliance Church in Sidney, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m.

He will be remembered by all for his valiant fight with cancer. Skip's kind heart and gentle ways led him to a lifetime of caring and helping others. He will be missed by those who were blessed to have known him.

Skip was born Jan. 3, 1953, in Sidney, N.Y. to Gordon Elton Dimorier and Wilhma Jones Dimorier He graduated from Sidney Central High School, class of 1971, and then joined the Air Force. Skip served his country for 20 years being stationed in many parts of the world. He met and married Chantra Sridarwan in Korat, Thailand.

He was preceded in death two years ago by his wife of 33 years.

They had five children and two grandchildren; daughter, JoAnn Dimorier, Goldsboro; daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Second Lt. Richard Palz, Naval Air Station in Whiting Field, Fla., Jane and Rex Sims of Abilene, Texas; sons, Bert Dimorier of Abiline, Texas, and Joe Dimorier of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandchildren, Tyler Grady of NAS Whiting Field, Fla. and Lexi Dimorier of Goldsboro.

Skip is also survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law; twin sister Cookie and Earl Polster of Sidney, N.Y., Suzanne and George Titus of Tolland, Conn., Cherie and Don Duso of Saranac Lake, N.Y. and Sandra and Bill DeCocker of Sidney Center, N.Y.

Surviving as well are many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. Regretfully, Skip also leaves behind his fiancé, Willowan Wongwareethip in Bangkok, Thailand.

Skip retired from the Air Force as a Tech. Sgt. in 1991 from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro. He and his family became permanent residents of Goldsboro where the children attended school and Skip entered the civilian work force. Employment at Mount Olive Pickle Company added another dimension to his life. He enjoyed meeting new people and making many new friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tri Town Relay for Life c/o Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake, N.Y., 12983.

Family and friends are invited to view and share memories in the online guest book at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on October 14, 2008 1:50 PM