Lawrence H. Dibble
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Summit Volunteer Fire Dept.
    PO Box 400
    Summit, NY 12175
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc
    PO Box 40
    Howes Cave, NY 12092

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“Eva: you probably don't remember me. It's been a lot of years since I saw you guys, but Larry was often in my thoughts. Vic and I were in the Marines...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Gene & Gloria O'Neill - MN

“His former classmate have fond memories of Larry as we went through school and life together ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: MCS Class of 1953 - Middleburgh, NY

“My condolences to the family. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Sarah DeMarco - Schenectady, NY

“rest easy we got it from here ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Travis Hofmann - NY

“To Dibble family, So sorry for your loss. We enjoyed his company when ever visited Deirdre & Steve. He was true gentleman. ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Danny & Doris Seip - The Villages, FL

“To Eva and family My deepest sympathy to you and all the family for you lost. Larry was a very plesant person to be around and work with during...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Randy Treadwell - NC - Friend

“I send condolences to the family of Larry. Fond memories come to mind from being friends over the many years we knew each other. In 1966 we were...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Marjorie Armao Wilcox and husband RIck - NY

“Eva,Terri,Steven,Jimmy with my deepest sympathy to all of you Larry was a great neighbor and person.our family has alot of memories!!! just one thing...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Edie Christie Cooke

“To the Dibble family; I'm so sorry for your loss. My thougts and prayers go out to you all. Larry was a good kind hearted guy. I always like his...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Shirley Sperbeck - Richmondville, NY

“Eva, Jimmy, Steve and Terrie you are in our prayers and thoughts, sorry for your loss, your husband and father was a great man. Everytime I smell...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Jim & Cindy Christie - Downsville, NY

“Eva, Terri, Steve and Jimmy, Deepest sympathy , thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of need. Larry was a great person. I have fpnd...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Christie Clinton

“Although I never had the honor of MEETING 'Dad Dibble' in person, I feel as though I knew him. I heard many wonderful things about him, and many...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Kris & Ron Spranger & Family - NY

“Although our time was brief, it was appreciated. His dedication lives on. With our condolences. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Al & Kathryn Sorrentino

“My deepest condolences. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Ted Volkert - Cobleskill, NY

“he was a great neihbor always keeping tabs on us when we were growing up and or kept us in line.Rest in peace Larry you will never be forgotten you...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Patricia Carnevale - Summit, NY

“Our deepest sympathy goes out to Eva and family. It was a joy knowing Larry. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Bill & Phyllis Bruns ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Bill & Phyllis Bruns - Summit, NY

“Steve, Deirdre and family. I am sorry for your loss. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Joan Radliff

“Rest in peace my friend. Having you as a neighbor and a friend brightened my life. You will always be in my thoughts. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Darrin Bruns - Summit, NY


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Summit- Lawrence H. Dibble, 78, of Sawyer Hollow Road, died Monday, December 3, 2012 at his residence with his loving family at his side.

Born January 29, 1934 in Jefferson, he was the son of Omar and Ora (O'Neil) Dibble.

A lifelong area resident, Larry attended Middleburgh Central School and enlisted in the United States Army serving in the Korean Conflict from 1951 until receiving an honorable discharge in 1954. He was decorated with the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal.

Larry was a dairy farmer for much of his life, and had retired from the Summit Highway Department, where he was superintendent. He also served on the Summit Town Board for eight years. He was a member of the Schoharie County Highway Superintendent Assoc., the Democratic Club, and the Summit Volunteer Fire Department.

Larry cherished his family and had a great fondness for animals. He took pride in caring for his property, enjoying cutting the lawn and foresting the wood.

Survivors include his wife, Eva (Brooker) Dibble, whom he married August 28, 1954; three children: Terrie (James) Gaida, Steven (Deirdre) Dibble, and James (Santa) Dibble, all of Summit; five grandchildren: Matt Gaida, Melinda Gaida, Hannah Dibble, Chelsea Dibble, and Steven Dibble, Jr.; four great-grandchildren: Ethan Gaida, Mikayla Gaida, Logan Eggleston, and Gabriel Eggleston; and two brothers: Roger Dibble of Hartwick and Carlton Dibble of South Worcester.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill with Rev. Victor Zaccaro officiating. Family and friends are also invited to a period of visitation to be held from 6 to 8 PM on Wed. at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Summit Cemetery with military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to Summit Volunteer Fire Dept., PO Box 400, Summit, NY 12175 or Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley, Inc., PO Box 40, Howes Cave, NY 12092.