Obituary Notice: Donald Avery Dimmick

Obituary Notice: Donald Avery Dimmick (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Donald Avery Dimmick (Provided photo)

Donald Avery Dimmick, 63, of Curwensville died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at the Ridgeview Eldercare and Rehabilitation Center, Curwensville.

He was born Jan. 1, 1951 in Altoona, a son of the late Harold Dimmick and Arlene (Shaffer) Dimmick Prisk.

Mr. Dimmick was employed in the coal mining industry by McDonald’s Coal Co. and had also worked for Guelich Explosives.
He was a member of Cherry Corner Bible Church, Grampian.

He is survived by his wife, Leah ‘Mae’ (Barrett) Dimmick, whom he wed Sept. 18, 1971 at the Cherry Corner Bible Church; two sons, Jason Dimmick and his wife, Talisa and Adam Dimmick, both of Curwensville; and a granddaughter, Alanna.

He is also survived by two step-sisters, Helen Geisler and her husband, William of Virginia and Mona Lippert and her husband, Dave of Washington, D.C.; three step-brothers, George Prisk, Don Prisk and his wife, Carla and Kenny Prisk and his wife, Patty, all of Curwensville; two brother-in-laws, John Barrett and his wife, Desiree of Wyoming and David Barrett and his wife, Rhonda of Curwensville; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Grace Dimmick.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Cherry Corner Bible Church, Grampian, with Pastor George W. Solley officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Curwensville.

Friends will be received from 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Cherry Corner Bible Church, 155 Nellie’s Rd., Grampian.

The Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Curwensville, is in charge of arrangements.

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