Robert Dunn, 80, of Ogdensburg died February 21, 2013, at River Ledge Health Care Facility. The Allen-Nichols Funeral Home in Ogdensburg is entrusted with arrangements.
Calling hours will be at the funeral home on Saturday, February 23, 2013 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., with the funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. with Reverend Thomas Nichols officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Ogdensburg Cemetery.
Robert is survived by his mother, Luella Dwight Denny, Ogdensburg; a son, Larry Dunn; daughters, Becky Dunn and Brenda Dunn; brothers, Donald Dunn, Harrison, Ohio, Wally and Janet Dunn, Whitesboro, Ronald Dunn, Ogdensburg, Wayne Dunn, Clinton, and Wendell Dunn and fiancé Sally Hardin, Verona; sisters, Deanne and Allen Powers, Ogdensburg, Kathleen Waite, Ogdensburg, and Judy Rutherford, Harrison, Ohio; and several grandchildren, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a sister, Mary Dunn.
He was born on May 7, 1932, in Plainfield, New Jersey, the son of Luella Dwight. A marriage to Arlene Lumbard ended in divorce. Robert served in the Army from 1952 – 1956, he was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, National Defense Service Medal, and the United Nations Service Medal. He was a maintenance worker at the Carrier Dome and worked on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Robert was a kind gentleman who enjoyed lending a helping hand to others. He loved listening to country music. He was a very caring and devoted son.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Disabled American Veterans. Online condolences can be made at www.allennicholsfuneralhome.com.