Vincent 'Jimmy' W. Dinardo

Jun 3, 1930 - Jan 9, 2017

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Hampden and Bangor - Vincent 'Jimmy' W. Dinardo, 86, of Hampden and Bangor, died on January 9, 2017, at a Bangor hospital. He was born June 3, 1930, in Berlin, NH, the son of Antonio and Thelma (Robinson) Dinardo. Jimmy grew up to become a professional boxer, and later went on to work for Brown Co. paper mill in Cascade, New Hampshire. He worked his way up from a shop steward, to become vice president of Local Union 75 before eventually becoming its president. He later became a representative for the UPIU and ended his career as a Regional Vice President.
Jimmy loved and was loved by his family, his friends, and his horses. He loved playing cards, telling jokes, and the Boston Red Sox. Jimmy enjoyed a long life and will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of fifty years Patricia (Daniels) Dinardo, a daughter Darlene D. McNeil, a daughter-in-law Shirley (Morgan) Dinardo, two brothers Anthony and Paul Dinardo, and his second wife Ella (Gomes) Dinardo. His spirit is carried on by three sons: Jimmie of Hampden, ME, Warren and wife Marianne of Hampden, ME, and Florida, Antonio "Kemo" and wife Cheryl of Glenburn, ME, and daughter Angela and husband Timothy McCluskey of Bangor, ME, his nine grandchildren and their spouses, Amy and John Nye, Cynthia and Donnie Grover, Vincent Dinardo, Paula Dinardo, Jessica Dinardo, Jeb and Sandra McCluskey, Anthony and Becky Dinardo, Dominic and Stacy Dinardo, and Morgan and Zach Meehan, his twelve great grandchildren, sister Charlene Bergeron of NH, sisters-in-law: Carol Trainer and Judy Currier, several nieces and nephews, and a special friend Bette Brehm of Bangor, ME.
Relatives and friends are invited to call 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, where a celebration of his life will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  January 14, 2017
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