PAUL W. DICKOVER, 70 ROCKFORD - Paul W. Dickover, 70, Rockford, passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at home surrounded by family. He was born June 28, 1942, in Buffalo, N.Y., son of M. Ward and Dorothy (McCaig) Dickover. He was a 1960 graduate of New Trier High School and a 1964 graduate of Indiana University. Paul also received his masters degree from Indiana University. He was an educator in the Rockford public schools more than 30 years, most recently as a home school counselor. He was active in many organizations in the Rockford area including as a long time member of Winnebago County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) board of directors, the Rockford YMCA and was a dedicated friend of Bill W. Survived by sons, Brian Dickover of Union Pier, Mich., and Dan (Katie Knox) Dickover of Milwaukee, Wis.; grandchildren, Cecelia, Amelia, Simon and Elsie; sister-in-law, Patricia Dickover of Eugene, Ore.; his friend, Mike; and his furry friend, Reggie. Predeceased by parents; brother, Donald Dickover; and his partner, David. There will be a visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Road, with a time of sharing at 8 p.m. Please bring a photo of Paul to the visitation to be placed on a memory board. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Winnebago County CASA, 403 Elm St., Rockford, IL 61101, in Paul's memory. To share condolences, please visit www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
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Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Rockford
1860 S. Mulford
Rockford, IL 61108
Published in Rockford Register Star from Dec. 11 to Dec. 12, 2012