MARLIN DUNMIRE OBITUARY
Marlin Dunmire, 71, of Rochester Mills, PA went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 30, 2020 from Indiana Regional Medical Center in Indiana, PA.
The son of Thomas E. and Erma E. (Lawson) Dunmire, he was born on January 1, 1949 in Smith’s Town, Indiana County, PA.
Marlin was a veteran who served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1968-1969 in the B Battery 2nd Battalion 33rd Artillery earning the rank of PFC (P).
On May 20, 1972 he married the former Constance Louise McMahan and they have shared over forty-eight years of marriage together.
Marlin retired from deep coal mining and was a member of UMWA Mineworkers Local 1257.
An avid fisherman, he also enjoyed hunting; woodworking and cooking. He was known as being a jack of all trades who could do anything. You name it and Marlin could do it.
Marlin is survived by his wife, Connie of Rochester Mills, PA; his three children: Rhonda Kwaak and husband Shawn of Fort Lauderdale, FL; Marlin Dunmire of Erie, PA Mark Dunmire and wife, Ines of Blairsville, PA; his three grandchildren: Kayla, Vivian and Ziva Dunmire; his special nephew: Thomas “Fleet” Dunmire of Coral, PA; his siblings: Mary Ellen Fisher of Black Lick, PA; Shirley Stiffler of Kennewick, WA; Carol Olechovski of Jamestown, NY; Glenn Dunmire of Black Lick, PA; Floyd Dunmire and wife Donna of Rochester Mills, PA and Len Dunmire and wife Twila of Blairsville, PA.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his seven brothers: Thomas, Blair, Dwight, Ralph, Harold, Kenneth and Barney Dunmire and his three sisters: Alice Conrad; Betty DeVinney and Helen Conrad.
In accordance with Marlin’s wishes, there will not be a visitation or service.
Cremation arrangements are with the assistance of the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd. in Hillsdale, PA.
In recognition of Marlin’s love of animals, contributions may be made to: Indiana County Humane Society at 191 Airport Road, Indiana, PA 15701 or Four Footed Friends at 220 Beck Road, Indiana, PA 15701.
Visit www.rairighfh.com to sign Marlin’s guestbook and share a condolence message.