The Honorable John David Dingell

The Honorable John David Dingell

Thursday, July 8th, 1926 - Thursday, February 7th, 2019

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Obituary for The Honorable John David Dingell

AGE 92 FEBRUARY 7, 2019

Devoted and beloved husband of Debbie. Dearest father of John Dingell, The Honorable Christopher (Cindy) Dingell, Jennifer Dingell and the late Jeanne Dingell. Loving Grandfather of, Gabrielle Dingell, Robin Dingell and Romy Lagodka. Dear brother of James Dingell, Jule Walowac and the late Grace Dingell. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Public Visitation Monday 11:00am-8:00pm at City of Dearborn Ford Community and Performing Arts Center 15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, Michigan 48126. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11:00am at Church of the Divine Child, 1055 North Silvery Lane, Dearborn Michigan 48124. Burial Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to International Wildlife Refuge Alliance, 9311 Groh Road, Grosse Ile, Michigan 48138. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Chas. Verheyden, Inc. Share a memory at

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  • First Visitation

    Monday, February 11th, 2019 | 11:00am - 8:00pm
    Dearborn-Ford Community & Performing Arts Center
    15801 Michigan Ave
    Dearborn, Michigan
    Monday, February 11th, 2019
    11:00am - 8:00pm
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to International Wildlife Refuge Alliance, 9311 Groh Road, Grosse Ile, Michigan 48138
  • Service

    Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Church of the Divine Child
    1055 North Silvery Lane
    Dearborn, Michigan
    Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
  • Interment

    Arlington National Cemetery
    1 Memorial Ave.
    Arlington, Virginia

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Christi Kane

Debbie you spoke at FCA and talked about John being the love of your life. Your speech resonated with me. I am sorry for your loss and the loss of someone who did so much for the state of Michigan. May God comfort you and your family at this time.
Comment | Posted at 01:54pm via Condolence

Jessica Battaglia

Dear Dingell family and loved ones, I am so sorry for your great loss. Losing a loved one in death is one of the hardest things to endure. To bring us comfort, our loving Creator promises us a time in the near future when mourning, outcry, pain, and even death itself will be no more. (Rev. 21:4). I hope this thought will bring you some solace as you grieve. To receive additional information and comfort from the Bible, please visit My deepest condolences.
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Stacey Hickman-Jackson

My deepest condolences to the Dingell family. May the peace the passes all understanding be with you and forever. Amen
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Mike Lashbrook

Deepest sympathy to Debbie, Chris and all the Dingell family. The Chairman was a huge influence in my life and will forever be remembered for his wit, wisdom and public service. I was privileged to share a duck blind with him! Mike Lashbrook
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Jay Daves

I am sorry to learn of John passing on. During his first few years of his being Ann Arbor's Congressman I was a volunteer in his Ypsilanti office primarily working on the newspaper file. A few times during the Christmas season I got plants from the florist sent by John to me as a thank you for your service. I appreciated that. Sincerely, Jay Daves
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