Frances Dibble

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Dibble, Frances V.
Frances Viola Dibble completed her circle of life surrounded by three generations of her family, on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Ridgefield Crossings, Ridgefield, CT. Frances was born to the late Thomas James and Elizabeth (Wallace) Bell on March 28, 1924 in Southeast, NY and moved to Danbury at the age of two. After graduating from Danbury High School in 1942, she went to work at Chance Vought in Stratford where she worked on the wings of the Corsair planes during WWII. She then went on to work at Risdon Manufacturing in Danbury for eighteen years. On October 9, 1943, Frances married Clarence W. Dibble and shared 63 years together. They enjoyed going on cruises with friends, family vacations, and spending time at home with their family. Frances is survived by her daughter, Candice Ribeiro (Edward) of Bethel; son, Clarence Dibble Jr. (Maria) of New Milford; daughter, Tania DeLucia (Joseph) of Danbury and daughter, Michelle Morits (Roger) of Bethel. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Edward Ribeiro (Tracy) of St. Charles, IL; Kristine Miller of Bethel; Matthew Ribeiro (Jeanette) of Garnerville, NY; Kelly Wilke (Anthony) of Bethel; Christopher Dibble (Lara) of Bethel; Brendan Denny of New Fairfield and Tyler Morits (Theresa) of Monroe as well as her sister-in-law, Alberta Greeley(Robert) of Bethel and many nieces and nephews. Victoria and Haylee Alves, Hunter Miller, Gehrig and Reilly Ribeiro, Leah and Jayce Wilke, and Cooper, Blake, and Gavin Dibble were blessed to have known and loved their great grandmother. She treasured every minute she shared with them. Frances is pre-deceased by her husband, Clarence W. Dibble; great grandson, Anthony Wilke and brother, William K. Bell. Funeral Services will be held in St. James' Church, 25 West Street, Danbury, Friday, February 7th at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Joseph A. Krasinski officiating. Interment will take follow in Bethel Cemetery, Route 302, Dodgington Rd., Bethel. Friends will be received in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury on Thursday, February 6th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Ridgefield Crossings, especially the Lighthouse Community, for all the love and care given to our mother, also to Diane Schlemmer and staff of Laurel Ridge and to Drs. Kaplan, Passik and Krichavsky.


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Published in News Times from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2014