St. Johnsville - Daniel X. Dineen, 78, of St. Johnsville, passed away peacefully on Thursday April 1, 2021 at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
He was born October 21, 1942 in Malden, Massachusetts, the son of the late Gerald and Edythe (Tobin) Dineen. Dan was a graduate of Matignon High School, Cambridge Massachusetts, Class of 1960. He was of Catholic Faith.
Mr. Dineen was a United States Army veteran, enlisting on March 19, 1964 and was honorably discharged on March 18, 1966 with the rank of SP4.
On November 11, 1965, Dan was united in marriage to Patricia Countryman in Washington, DC. The couple shared a blessed union of 49 years until the passing of Patricia on April 8, 2015.
After his time of service to his country, Dan started his working career at The United States Postal Service in Boston, Massachusetts, The Boston Garden, Tricot, Dolgeville, the former Palatine Dye Co. and the former Fowler Finishing, St. Johnsville, Lee Dyeing Co., Johnstown. His last place of employment was at Townsend Leather in Johnstown where he worked in quality control.
Dan was a quiet gentleman who enjoyed the quality time he spent with his children and grandchildren. He was an avid golfer and was a devoted fan of the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Celtics.
Survivors include his daughter, Debra Claus of Malta, NY; three sons, Daniel M. Dineen and Diane Jackson of Hudson Falls, NY, William M. Dineen and wife Deborah of Whitman, Massachusetts, and Jack F. Dineen of St. Johnsville; his grandchildren; Jordan Claus and wife Telisa of Malta, NY, Dana Kubat and husband John of Salisbury Center, and Matthew Dineen of Whitman, Massachusetts; four great grandchildren, Ava and Maya Claus and Barron and Aydin Kubat; a sister, Frances Bidwell of Haverhill, Massachusetts; a brother-in-law, Paul Tully of New Hampshire; a special friend who was like another son to Dan, Kevin Blair and wife Jennifer of St. Johnsville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was pre-deceased by a sister, Mary Tully and a brother Gerald Dineen.
In keeping with Dan's wishes funeral services and burial at West St. Johnsville Cemetery with be private and held at the convenience of his family. Arrangements are under the caring guidance of the Vincent A. Enea Funeral Service, (next to the Masonic Lodge), 20 Bridge St., St. Johnsville, NY. In lieu of flowers all memorial contributions may be made to either the American Cancer Society, (Pancreatic Cancer), PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123 or to the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 7 Timmerman Ave., St. Johnsville, NY 13452.
The family would like to express their sincere thank you to the nurses and staff of the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and especially the C- wing for the care and compassion shown to Dan and his family during his stay. Also a special thank you to Dr. Shareef and the staff of St. Mary's Cancer Center, Amsterdam.
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