Gertrude L. Dicob, 95, Castorland

CASTORLAND, NY – Gertrude L. Dicob, 95, of Resha Road, Castorland, died Thursday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2018, at the Lewis County General Hospital.

A funeral Mass will be said 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Croghan, with Rev. Donald Manfred, pastor, officiating. Burial will be St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Croghan. There will be no calling hours.

Mrs. Dicob was born Sept. 6, 1923, in Croghan, NY, a daughter of the late Dennis and C. Albertine Hoch Martin. She graduated from Beaver Falls High School and worked as a waitress in Number Four before her marriage to Francis N. Dicob at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Croghan, on Jan. 18, 1943, with Rev. A. Burke, O.F.M. officiating.

Together with her husband, they owned and operated a dairy farm on the Resha Road until 1963. She raised her family and worked for Beaverite Products, Beaver
Falls for a short time.

Gertrude enjoyed being home and babysitting for her grandchildren, whom she loved.

She also enjoyed going for rides, eating out, and sewing.

She was a communicant of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Croghan.

She is survived by her children, James Dicob, Castorland, Sally Huppke, Florida, Nicholas Dicob, Castorland, Anthony Dicob, Castorland, Kathy Walseman, Castorland, Kristy Muncy, Lowville, and Jane and Randy Peters, Croghan, 15 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Shirley and Lois Martin; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, Francis N. Dicob; a son, William F. Dicob; a grandson, William J. Walseman; a daughter-in-law, Merry J. Dicob; a son-in-law, Glenn Huppke; and five brothers, Robert, Leon, George, Howard, and Gordon Martin.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lewis County Search and Rescue, 7782 West State Street, Lowville, NY 13367.

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