MILLINOCKET and PRINCETON, W.Va. – Dennis John DiMarco, 81, of 1102 North Walker St., Princeton, W.Va., died Monday, June 13, 2011, at Princeton Community Hospital. Born Sept. 14, 1929, in Millinocket, he was the son of the late Berardino DiMarco and Angelina Cianchette DiMarco.
He was a graduate of Stearns High School, Millinocket, and a graduate of Becker College, Worcester, Mass. Dennis was a retired clerk with the U.S. Postal Service, Orlando, Fla., and a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II. He was a member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Millinocket, and was a volunteer at Princeton Community Hospital for 10 years. He had been a resident of Princeton, W.Va., since 1996, moving there from Orlando, Fla. Dennis made many friends after moving to Princeton, W.Va., who will sadly miss him.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Armando DiMarco and Peter DiMarco; and one sister, Polly Swanson. Survivors include two sisters, Carmella Hikel of Millinocket and Josie Coleman of Eugene, Ore.; one brother, Asperino DiMarco of Hampden; several nieces and nephews; and extended family, Steve Brooks of Princeton, W.Va., Wiley and Ada Brooks, and Danny and Paula Brooks, all of Jessee, W.Va.
In keeping with his wishes, Dennis has been cremated. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Millinocket, with the Rev. Joel Cyr, celebrant. Inurnment will be at Millinocket Cemetery. A memorial visitation for his friends in Princeton, W.Va., was conducted 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at Seaver Funeral Home, Princeton, W.Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heaven Sent Ministries, P.O. Box 5392, Princeton, WV 24740 or Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462. Local arrangements are by Lamson Funeral Home, Millinocket. Seaver Funeral Home, Princeton, W.Va., is serving the DiMarco family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting