Coal Township – Lucille Irene (Mertz) Dimmick, 95, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Mountain View Manor.
Born in Northumberland, on June 13, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Byron M and Laura (Dailey) Mertz. She graduated from Coal Township High School. Lucille was employed at Arrow Shirt Factory and retired from Shamokin State General Hospital. After retirement she continued working part-time at Mountain View Manor.
On April 28, 1944 she married Bert L. Dimmick, who preceded her in death, together they shared 49 years of marriage together.
Lucille was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church, where she was responsible for communion set-up. She was a member of Sweet Adelines and The Choraliers. She loved music and singing. Her hobbies included animals, traveling, and crafts.
She is survived by two sons, Robert Dimmick, Brian Dimmick and his wife, Kimberly (McWilliams); a daughter-in-law, Linda (Foura) Dimmick; grandchildren, Cindi (Dimmick) Zigarski and her husband, Ron, Megan (Dimmick) Romanoskie and her husband, Cody, Matthew Dimmick; a step-grandson, Blaine Feese; three brothers, Russel Mertz, Kenneth Mertz, and Thomas Mertz; two sisters, Frances (Mertz) Weaver and Lois (Mertz) Walburn; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, Lucille was preceded in death by a son, David L. Dimmick; four sisters, Ruth Snyder, Cleo Mertz, Rachel Raker, and Margery Stametz; and three brothers, Byron Mertz Jr., Jack Mertz, and Joseph Mertz.
Lucille Irene (Mertz) Dimmick, 95, of Coal Township – Graveside service will be held Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 11:00 am with Reverend Bonnie Allman, officiating at Northumberland Memorial Park, Sunbury. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. To send condolences to the family please visit www.farrowfh.com
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