From a press report: June 20, 2002
Harry Dingman Jr., 80, of Winston-Salem, formerly of Rotterdam, New York, died Monday evening at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born February 13, 1922, in Bronx, New York, to Harry Dingman Sr. and Anna Cecelia Ennis Dingman.
Originally from the Bronx, Mr. Dingman lived the last 30 years in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he retired from AT&T-Lucent Technologies as a technical writer.
He served his country in the U.S. Army in World War II in the 101st Airborne Division, 5063 I Company, and received the Purple Heart Medal after being wounded at the Battle of the Bulge. He was an active member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and the Disabled American Veterans, the Elks Club and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Preceding him in death are his parents and a sister. Dingman was a beloved patriarch of a large family. Surviving are his wife, Maria Carlino Dingman; a son, Harry Dingman III and his wife Barbara, their children Peggy, Joey, Sabra and Harry IV and his daughter, Tiffany; three daughters, Deirdre Dingman, Anna Cecelia Brahler and husband Tom and their children Francis, Jack, Annemarie and Anita and their children, Erica, Toby, Sarah, Alex, and Anna Cecelia and Antoinette Plowman and husband Clifford and their children, Clifford Jr. and Teresa; a sister, Lyna Christy; and he was also a special grandfather to Danny, Tommy and Billy Brahler and Molly, Zach and Jacob Plowman.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Vogler & Sons Reynolda Road Chapel. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, in honor of family members who have died of cancer, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27405
DINGMAN, HARRY JR
PVT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
- DATE OF BIRTH: 02/13/1922
- DATE OF DEATH: 06/17/2002
- BURIED AT: SECTION 67 SITE 4320
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