Ilion – Brian F. Dzimitrowicz, Sr., 65, of Ilion (Town of Columbia), passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, from natural causes at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY.
He was born on November 19, 1956 in Herkimer the son of the late Anthony J. and Marion D. (Waite) Dzimitrowicz and was educated in Ilion schools.
On August 14, 2021, Brian was united in marriage to the love of his life and longtime companion, Nancy (Hitchcock) Nabinger at their home in the Town of Columbia.
Brian was last employed at Steet - Ponte Chevrolet in Herkimer, in the body repair department. Prior to that, he worked for Safelite Auto Glass for over 18 years.
Brian was a man devoted to his family. He was a caring and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Brian enjoyed helping his friends and family with their projects and was always the first to lend a helping hand. He had a great sense of humor and no matter what kind of day you were having, Brian could make you smile.
Survivors include his loving wife Nancy; a daughter, Jessica Dzimitrowicz and Matt; a son, Brian F. Dzimitrwoicz, Jr. and his mother, Jill Dzimitrowicz; two step-sons; Mathew Stegich and wife Suzanne and Andrew Owen and wife Renee; two sisters, Beverly and James Kemper and Susan and William Ozog; three brothers, James, Thomas, and Richard Dzimitrowicz and Claudia; a grandson, Casey; several nieces and nephews including a special nephew, Andy(Amish) Ozog; and numerous friends with special mention of his best friends, Jeremy Polley and Jen, and Eddie Devins.
He was pre-deceased by a brother, Anthony Dzimitrowicz; nephew, James Kemper and a step-son, Jonathan Nabinger.
A celebration of Brian’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 6:00 pm from the Vincent A. Enea Funeral Service, (next to NBT Bank), 527 E. Albany St., Herkimer, NY 315-866-1500. The family will be receiving relatives and friends on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 from 4:00 pm until the time of the services at 6:00 pm. In keeping with New York State Mandate, facemask and social distancing is required.
In lieu of flowers, please make all memorial contributions to either, St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Herkimer Humane Society, 514 State Route 5s, Mohawk, NY 13407. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.