Altamont – It is with profound sadness that the family of Bernie Dzingle, announce his sudden passing on September 28th, 2020, he was 69.
Born in Loup City, NE to the late Aledoris and Gladyce (Wysocki) Dzingle. Bernie was also predeceased by his baby sister, Rosanna Marie Dzingle.
Bernie made his way to the east coast as a sales representative for a construction enclosure system. While in the area he met his future wife, Deborah A. Mitchell, whom he married on May 1st, 1976.
After starting a family in 1986, Bernie worked as a stay-at-home dad and a real-estate broker. Most recently, he worked as an auto transporter for Lia Auto Group, self-proclaimed as Bernie Bahama, because of his Hawaiian shirt collection.
Bernie was an avid hunter and an outdoorsman. He was known for his green thumbs and took great joy in growing, propagating and caring for his many cactus, succulents and unique plants, and sharing them with others. A collector of many things, Bernie enjoyed estate sales and finding useful items he could repurpose and pass on to loved ones. He was creative, artistic and could fix just about anything. Bernie and Deborah enjoyed travelling, visiting and reconnecting with family across the US and seeing the world. He had a lot of love to share and during this social current environment had a difficult time holding back the hug he wanted to give.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 44 years, Deborah Dzingle, his four children: Ryan Dzingle of Las Vegas, NV; Ashley Sweet (Kevin) of Grafton, NY; Evan Dzingle (Karen) of Niskayuna, NY and Kendra Dzingle of Springfield, MA. He leaves behind 2 grandchildren: Jacob Sweet and Harper Dzingle, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews from across the country and 3 brothers, Steve, Jerry (Ann) and Daron (Marna) Dzingle.
A visitation will be held on Monday, October 12th, from 12-2pm at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 5216 Western Tpk., Guilderland, with a prayer service beginning at 2pm. Masks and social distancing will be required.
In lieu of flowers and because of Deborah’s connection to New York Oncology Hematology – a memorial donation in Bernie’s name may be made to the NYOH Community Cancer Foundation, 449 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 or newyorkoncology.com/donate.
To read more about Bernie's life visit- https://altamontenterprise.com/10082020/bernard-dzingle
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