John E. Dingman
Dingman, John E. NASSAU John E. "Poppy" Dingman, 70, died Saturday, November 21, 2020, doing what he loved best, hunting deer. John was born in Chatham, N.Y., the son of the late Francis and Mildred (Tiffany) Dingman. He was predeceased by a sister, Shirley Nichols, and a brother, Charles "Buddy" Dingman. John was a graduate of Maple Hill High School and went on to serve his country in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Vietnam War from 1968-1972. After his time in the military, he was employed for 40 years at GE Plastics, Selkirk. John was an avid fisherman, camper and hunter. He was also a hunting education and safety instructor. His favorite getaway was the Adirondack Gateway RV Resort. He was known as a loving husband, father and grandfather. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Linda Jewett Dingman; daughters, Beth (Joseph) McDade and Melanie (Jason) Corbin; son, Jason Dingman; sisters, Lydia (David) Teator and Eleanor Wood; brother, Frank Dingman; grandchildren, Justin, Jordan, Abby, Alexa and Aliana. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be Tuesday, November 24, from 4-7 p.m. at Ray Funeral Home, Castleton, N.Y. His commital service will be at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery at a date and time to be determined. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute to the Stratton VA Hospital 113 Holland Ave., Albany, NY 12208 or the National Rifle Association at

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Published by Albany Times Union on Nov. 24, 2020.
Calling hours
4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Ray Funeral Home
, Castleton, New York
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Ray Funeral Service, Inc.
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Linda and Family , so sorry to hear that John , Oscar , had passed away. I enjoyed working with John for 30 + years . As an engineer , I could always count on his expertise and honesty . He was a ferociously hard worker and his commitment to excellence was fabulous . But his smile and calm , determined manner made him a pleasure to work with . I am sure he will be sorely missed by all . John , you did great in life and the Lord will see to it that you have good hunting in heaven . God Bless !
John Gerhart
November 24, 2020
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November 24, 2020
Linda and family,I worked for all of John’s 40 years at the Selkirk plant. As was normal most people got a nickname. John’s was “Oscar”.
I’m deeply saddened to hear of his passing. Please accept my sincerely condolences.
Mark Jubie
November 24, 2020
Linda and Family I worked with John for years at GE, We affectionally called him Oscar. John was a dedicated hard working co worker who could always be counted on. John had this contagious smile and loved doing crossword puzzles during break time, Hopefully John will find that 30 point buck in heaven.
Mike Stannard
November 24, 2020