Ida Dillenbeck 93, Limerick

LIMERICK —  Ida “Dutchie” Dillenbeck 93, formerly of Limerick, NY, died at the home of her daughter in Troy, NY, where she was under the care of her family and Community Hospice.

A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021, at the Johnson Funeral Home with burial to follow in Dexter Cemetery.

Born in Watertown, NY, she was the daughter of Roswell P. and Ida L. (Villeneuve) Belcher, and the stepdaughter of Wesley Harris.

Ida was the widow of Carl Dillenbeck, and was the former postmaster of Limerick Post Office until her retirement.

Ida was a member of the Vida Chapter 342 Order of the Eastern Stars in Sackets Harbor, where she had been a Past Matron. She was also a former member of the Dexter United Methodist Church. Family members remember her fondness for puzzles and for reading.

She is survived by her three daughters, Leah, Lisa, and Laura and two sons in law; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. Also, she is survived by her best friend of 85 years, Hilda Fitzgerald of Glen Park, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Dexter United Methodist Church at 210 W. Kirby Street, Dexter NY 13634, to the SPCA at 25056 Water St. Watertown, NY 13601, or Community Hospice Foundation 310 Manning Blvd, Albany, NY 12208.

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The family wishes to thank Community Hospice for her care.