Ronald F. Dibble, 87, of Endicott, passed away on January 1, 2021 after a brief illness. He is predeceased by his loving wife, Margaret W. Dibble; parents, Floyd and Regina Dibble and brother Edward Dibble. He is survived by his children, William Dibble, Eric Dibble, Laura Smith, John (Denise) Dibble and Mark Dibble; grandchildren, Rebecca Dibble, Jessica (Ryan) Sypulski, Melissa (Christian) Scheller, Alan Smith, Mandy Johnson, Sean (Celene) Dibble, Caitlyn (Justin) Kambic and Connor Dibble: great grandchildren, Rylie Johnson, Blake and Dylan Sypulski, Cannon Scheller and Harper Kambic; niece, Corrine (Fred) Willis as well as several other nieces and nephews. Ron attended his tool and die making apprenticeship at Carrier Corporation in Syracuse, eventually to join IBM. He was particularly proud of his work on the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs. He was a member of the IBM Quarter Century Club. He enjoyed coaching all of his sons’ West Corners Little League teams, and making peanut brittle as the President of the UE Wrestling Booster Club. Ron was a long time member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Endicott, rarely missed mass and assisted for years as an usher, taking up collections and holding open the side door for other parishioners. He will be sorely missed.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday 10 am at St. Ambrose Church, 203 Washington Avenue, Endicott. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends Friday at church Friday from 8 am until Mass time at 10 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Ronald Dibble to the Dementia Society of America, P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901 or at www.dementiasociety.org/donate.