Donald K. Dalrymple
Former Town Supervisor Donald K. Dalrymple, 80, of Silver Creek, died Wednesday (Oct. 28, 2009) at the Lake Shore Hospital in Irving, NY.
He was born May 14, 1929 in Silver Creek, NY, the son of the late Erie and Hattie (Oldenberg) Dalrymple. A Silver Creek High
Donald K. Dalrymple
School graduate, Don worked hard his entire life, having been employed at the Irving Canning Factory and the J.L. Castiglia Construction Co. He also was
clerk of the works for the building of the TLC Health Care Center and the Silver Creek Central School addition. He loved doing odd jobs with his backhoe and
dump trailer and was also one of the caretakers at the Smith's Mill Cemetery. Don served as the Hanover Town Supervisor for 12 years. He also owned
and operated Don and Bob's Sno-Sled. He was a member of the Gowanda Moose No. 1362, and a lifetime member of the Huntley Hose Fire Co.
No. 1. In his younger years, he enjoyed horseback riding, driving stock cars and flying. An avid snowmobiler, he became one of the founders of the Sunset
Drifters Snowmobile Club, currently serving as its treasurer. He enjoyed NASCAR, wrestling, the Bills, the Sabres, watching John Wayne movies, working on his antique 32 Oliver tractor and going to antique tractor shows with his brother Chuck. He also liked telling stories and frequenting Aunt Millie's and
Tom's Restaurant. Survivors include his wife, Jean (Mosman) Dalrymple; two sons, D.K. (Alissa) Dalrymple Jr. of Norman, Okla., and Scott (Jen) Dalrymple of
Copenhagen, NY; one daughter, Joyce (Ed) Boedo of Irving; one brother, Charles Dalrymple of Eden, NY; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren;
several nieces and nephews and the Hilliker children extended family. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Pandora
Boktor; and one brother, Gerald Dalrymple. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 at 2 p.m. from the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, Silver Creek. Interment will be in Hanover Center Cemetery. The family will be present at the funeral chapel from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and Saturday. Memorial contribu-
tions are suggested to the Sunset Fire Department, Silver Creek Fire Department and the Silver Creek Emergency Squad. To send condolences, go to www.