Norman Dymond, of Schooley Avenue, Exeter, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in the Kingston Commons, Kingston.
He was born Feb. 8, 1936, a son of the late Fred E. and Marion B. Cook Dymond.
Norman attended Tunkhannock High School and early in his career was employed by the Gunite Corp. He was an accomplished masonry contractor, and his work can be witnessed in the beautifully laid stone at the Nativity BVM Catholic Church, Tunkhannock, the Tunkhannock High School and numerous other locations in Wyoming and Luzerne counties. Norman was a longtime resident of Vernon. He was a member of the Franklin Township Fire Department.
Norm married Eleanor L. Ray on Sept. 3, 1955 and later divorced. He married Beverly Harrison on June 13, 1985.
Norman always will be remembered for his honesty, kindness, generosity, patience and sense of humor.
In addition to his parents, Norman was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Dymond Jr., and sister-in-law, Betty Montross Dymond.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly; children, Patricia (Curtis) Peterson, Salt Lake City, Utah, Eleanor (Dan) Ketcham, Bountiful, Utah, Bradley (Alison) Dymond, South Jordan, Utah, Margaret (Layne) Batty, Payson, Utah, Jeanette Jorgensen, Murray, Utah, David (Tracie) Dymond, Moroni, Utah, Timothy (Marianne) Dymond, Edmond, Okla., Daniel (Jennifer) Dymond, Salt Lake City, Benjamin (Jacelyn) Dymond, Salt Lake City, Donald (Norma) Cooper, Exeter, Gary (Wendy) Cooper, Exeter, Douglas (Julie) Cooper, Exeter Township, Jeffery Cooper, Edwardsville, and James (Trudy) Cooper, Danville; brothers, Carleton E. Dymond, Falls, and Russell L. Dymond, Centermoreland; 48 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Friends may call from noon until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wyoming County Historical Society, corner of Bridge and Harrison streets, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.