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100 Bridge St.
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Phone: 717-436-6252
Fax: 717-436-6912
C. Richard Dimm

C. Richard "Dick" Dimm

Tuesday, January 4th, 1927 - Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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C. Richard “Dick” Dimm, 92, of Mifflintown, passed away at 11:43 PM on Monday, June 3, 2019 at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey surrounded by his loving family.

Born on January 4, 1927 in Delaware Twp., Juniata Co., he is a son of the late Charles Olan and Pearl Anna (Rumbaugh) Dimm.

On August 24, 1950, he married his wife, Anna Pearl (Gingrich) Dimm with whom he was blessed to share over 45 years of marriage with before her passing on October 27, 1995.

Surviving him are: three children, Marvin Richard Dimm of Wormleysburg, Cynthia D. Kerstetter and her husband Warren of Dauphin, and Daryl D. Dimm and his wife Sandy of Mifflintown; five grandchildren, Tricia E. Seaman and her husband Daniel, Adam R. Dimm and his wife Jessica, Kelly N. Kerstetter, Jon T. Kerstetter and his wife Tracie, and Shellie R. Kratzer and her husband Kenny; and ten great-grandchildren, Anna Wisner and her husband Derek, Jenna Seaman, Emma Seaman, Noah Seaman, Wesley Seaman, Owen Dimm, Parker Dimm, Addison Dimm, Rylie Kerstetter, and Coltin Kerstetter.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth E. Dimm and Evelyn M. Dimm, making him the last of his generation.

Mr. Dimm was a 1944 graduate of Thompsontown High School and was self- employed and the former owner of C. Richard Dimm TV and Appliance Sales and Service.

He was a member and attended Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Thompsontown where he was involved on the Church Council. He was also a member of the McAlisterville Lions Club, a member of the Board of Directors at Juniata Mutual Insurance, and a former member of the Board of Directors at Omega Bank in Thompsontown,

Dick enjoyed rebuilding and restoring Massey-Harris tractors, in earlier life playing the trombone, deer hunting, being a local dirt track racing supporter, NASCAR, and was a life long learner with computers and modern technology.

Being involved with Go Kart racing for many years, he started in 1977 with his son Daryl, and continued with his grandsons Adam and Jon, his great-grandson Owen, and several generations of local drivers. With his grandchildren affectionately calling him “Pappy,” he will be remembered throughout the community, especially the racing community, as Pappy Dimm.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 19 N. Mill St., Thompsontown with the Rev. James Park Bricker officiating. Interment will follow in the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Thompsontown.

A viewing will be held from 9 AM until the time of the funeral services at 11 AM on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Dimm’s memory can be made to the Emmaneul Lutheran Church, 19 N. Mill St., Thompsontown, PA 17094 or to the McAlisterville Lions Club, 158 Lions Den Drive, McAlisterville, PA, 17049.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville.

Online condolences and tributes can be shared with the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Emmanuel Lutheran Church
    Address
    19 Mill Street
    THOMPSONTOWN, PA 17094
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 8th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Emmanuel Lutheran Church
    Address
    19 Mill Street
    THOMPSONTOWN, PA 17094
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    Officiant
    Rev. James P. Bricker
  • Interment

    Location
    Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery
    Address
    THOMPSONTOWN, PA 17094
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Jackie R

Posted at 02:37pm
Dear Family, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one, Richard. My sincere condolences to you. May you think of the many beautiful memories that you shared with him, and cherish those precious moments. May the God of all comfort caress your heart with his loving promise to one day reunite you together again, in the future paradise mentioned at Revelation 21:4,5. Our Dear Heavenly Father Jehovah (Psalms 83:18) knows the many tears you cry, and He will sustain you, if you let him. I hope that you can find comfort during this difficult time. If you would like to learn more from the bible about why we die or why does our loving Heavenly Father allow so much suffering and injustice, please feel free to go to jw.org to find satisfying answers.
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Jackie R

Posted at 02:37pm
Dear Family, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one, Richard. My sincere condolences to you. May you think of the many beautiful memories that you shared with him, and cherish those precious moments. May the God of all comfort caress your heart with his loving promise to one day reunite you together again, in the future paradise mentioned at Revelation 21:4,5. Our Dear Heavenly Father Jehovah (Psalms 83:18) knows the many tears you cry, and He will sustain you, if you let him. I hope that you can find comfort during this difficult time. If you would like to learn more from the bible about why we die or why does our loving Heavenly Father allow so much suffering and injustice, please feel free to go to jw.org to find satisfying answers.
JR

Jacob Rayson

Posted at 10:11pm
From Jacob and Jeff Rayson, On behalf of Seven Stars Speedway and employees, the track wont be the same without you here. Thoughts and prayers!
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Natalie Kramer

Posted at 02:33pm
Pappy Dimm was a wonderful man. Always asking about others and a big smile on his face. I have so many fond memories of him from the days at the Greenwood racetrack. Thanks for sharing your grandpa with everyone. He touched so many in the juniata county community. ❤️❤️

RonandVal Berrus

Posted at 09:34am
Our deep sympathy and prayers for God's comfort for your entire family. Love in Christ from the Niemonds Church family.
John 14:1-6
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