Carl E. “ Bob” Dillen, age 91, of North St., Jamestown passed away Wednesday evening, March 28, 2018 in St. Paul's after a lengthy illness.
He was born in Miola, PA on March 1, 1927 a son of Harvey E. and Edith V. (Gibboney) Dillen. He attended Clarion High School and served his country in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.
On September 23, 1945 Carl married the former Norma G. Cadman, she survives. He was employed for 39 years at Westinghouse Electric Corp in Sharon and previously worked many years at West Bay Boat Sales where he would fix outboard motors. He was an avid walker, archer, hunter and was a member of the NRA.
Carl loved spending time at his hunting camp near Cooks Forest. After his retiremment, he did a lot of ground hog hunting with his brother-in-law Frank.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Norma also of St. Paul's, three children; Daniel Dillen and his wife Diane of Erie, Thomas Dillen and his wife Marian of Jamestown, Cynthia Buchanan of Meredith, NH, a daughter-in-law; Sara Dillen of Charlotte, NC, eight grandchildren; Tammy, Richard, Dan, Tina, Bob, Kristy, Crystal, and Brad, 11 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his oldest son, Robert “Bob” Dillen, 6 sisters and 2 brothers.
As per Carl's wishes, cremation was chosen and there will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's, 339 E. Jamestown Rd., Greenville, PA 16125 or Jamestown Volunteer Fire Department, 208 Depot St., Jamestown, PA 16134.
Arrangements entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services 416 Liberty St. Jamestown.