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Robert Dymond Jr.

Robert Dymond Jr., 65, of West Scranton, died Saturday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Mary Krupski Dymond. Wed on Sept. 11, 1971, the couple had been married for 41 years.

Born in Havre de Grace, Md., on Sept. 5, 1947, son of the late Robert Sr. and Grace King Dymond, Bob was a graduate of Lackawanna Trail High School, class of 1965. A Navy veteran during the Vietnam War, he was honorably discharged from service before working at both Ford and Mercury car dealerships. He would eventually retire from Banner Tire Systems and the Globe Store of Scranton. He regularly attended St. Patrick's Church and was a member of the church's Society of the Faithful. A charter member of the Northeast Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, he was also an active member of the West Side Hyde Park Neighborhood Watch.

A gentle man with a generous spirit, Bob will be dearly missed.

His family would like to acknowledge and thank Doctors Paul Remick, Mario Sebastianelli and Martin Hyzinski and his staff, for the extraordinary care given to Bob throughout his illness.

He is also survived by sisters, Barbara Pearson and husband, Ken, East Montpelier, Vt.; and Donna Cannon, West Palm Beach, Fla.; a brother, Thomas Dymond and wife, Brenda, Amargosa Valley, Nev.; sisters-in-law, Ann Krupski and Paticia Walsh; brother-in-law, Joseph Walsh; and uncle, James King, all of Scranton; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Also preceding him in death was his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles and Mary Krupski; his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Sushannah King; and his paternal grandparents, Leo and Mary Edna Dymond.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 125 N. Main Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, Oram Street, Scranton, to be con- celebrated by the Rev. Philip Altavilla; the Rev. Martin Boylan, pastor; and the Rev. Walter F. Skiba. Entombment will follow at Cathedral Cemetery Mausoleum, Scranton.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Church's Food Pantry, 1403 Jackson St., Scranton, PA 18504.

Visit www.Kearney FuneralHome.com for directions or to leave an online condolence.

Published in Scranton Times on July 15, 2013
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