Obituary of Alice Marilyn Dippold
Alice “Marilyn” Dippold passed away peacefully in her home on November 12, 2023 at the age of 91.
Born in Brooklyn, NY on May 8th 1932 to Rudolph and Alice Jasper, Marilyn was the oldest of three children. She grew up in St. Albans Queens, NY and graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in 1950. On May 4th 1952, she married her high school sweetheart, Edwin Dippold. They raised their family of four children in Massapequa, NY.
In 1967 they purchased what became known as “The Farm”, a 100+ acre property in the Spruceton Valley that would later become their permanent residence and haven for many friends, family and animals. It was a place where everyone gathered for countless holidays, family reunions and summer vacations.
She worked as a secretary, supporting her husband’s CPA business and was an amazing wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. She had an unwavering faith and was an active member of the Lexington-West Kill United Methodist Church. She was a great cook, seamstress, avid reader and was very active in the community. Her door was always open and there was always an extra seat at the table or rocking chair on the front porch.
She was predeceased by her parents Rudolph and Alice Jasper, husband Edwin Dippold, sister in laws Marjorie Hroziencik, Marilyn Jungen and Joan Jasper, brother-in-law John Jungen, grandsons Eric Schwarzenegger and Richard Dippold. She is survived by siblings Roger (Pat) Jasper and Louis Jasper, her children Skip (Lori) Dippold, Bill (Nancy) Dippold, Dale (Karl) Schwarzenegger and Nancy Dippold, grandchildren Amy (James) Enkler, Lexie (Brett) Sommers, Karyn (Ben) Schalet, Wesley (Sarah) Dippold and Greg (Dawn) Schwarzenegger. She was cherished by 15 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and her beloved dog Jack.
Calling hours will be held at the Lexington-West Kill United Methodist Church: 54 Route 13A, Lexington, NY 12452 on Saturday, November 18th from 11am -12pm with a service to follow at 12pm. Interment at the West Kill Community Cemetery 2308 Rt 42, West Kill, NY. A reception to follow at the church.
In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to these organizations that were close to her heart:
Ladies Aid of the West Kill United Methodist Church
PO BOX 26
West Kill, NY 12492
West Kill- Lexington Community Improvement Association
PO Box 113
West Kill, NY 12492
Lexington-West Kill United Methodist Church
54 Route 13A
Lexington, NY 12452
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