2/03/2014 – George E. Dion, LaFargeville

2/03/2014 – George E. Dion, LaFargeville

Mr. George E. Dion, age 84, of County Route 15 in LaFargeville, died Sunday morning at the home of his son Steve, where he was under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1pm at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton. A calling hour will be from Noon until the time of the service.

George was born August 26, 1929, in Salem, Mass., the son of Hector and Alice Dion.  He graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School in Salem.

He married the former Helen Kos, September 3, 1950 in Salem.

George retired from Hamblet and Hayes Chemical Plant in Salem.

He enjoyed going to his summer cottage in Southern Maine. He also enjoyed fishing, boating, snowmobiling and playing horseshoes.

He is survived by his wife Helen; two sons, Stephen and his fiancé Sylvia VanVenVoet of LaFargeville and Gary (Leda) of Lynn, Mass.; 11 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Ten brothers and sisters died before him.

Donations can be made in his name to The Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St. Watertown, NY 13601.

The family would also like to do a very special Thank You to his caregivers, Gail Beach and Maryann Harding.


  1. Ray Pinault Posted

    Gary and Family,

    It saddened me to here the news about your Dad. The loss of a loved one is never easy regardless of age or timing. I know too well the many emotions that you are all going through. Please except my family’s deepest condolences and know that you and your entire family are all in our thoughts and prayers. Remember even though you are all individuals the strength to help you through this difficult time comes from the power of family.

    Your friend
    Ray and family

  2. kelly and jamie kirkland Posted

    our taught and prayers are with you and your family during the pasting of your dad, Tell your mom we are thinking of her, May he rest in peace, with the angels <3

  3. Paula Dion Fugate Posted

    Dear Grandpa, May You Rest In Peace Until We Meet Again. So Sorry You Didn’t Have A Chance To Meet The Twins. They Are Beautiful And I Hope You’re Looking Down On Us. We Love you And We’re Sorry We Couldn’t Make It Up To Say Goodbye.

  4. Donna Jeff Mike & Michelle Posted

    Rest in peace George .See you again someday .

  5. Pam & Tim Posted

    R.I.P. George.

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