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John H. Dillon, 80, of Dogwood Place died Saturday (Aug. 22, 1998) in the home of his daughter and son-in-law here after a long illness.

Dillon was born in Utahville, Pa., and moved here in 1942.

He spent his career as a welder at the former Hooker Chemicals & Plastics Co.

Dillon was a deacon in Niagara Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Civil Defense Auxiliary Police, the 50 Club, Occidental Chemical Corp. Retirees, and the Lewiston Seniors, of which he was a past president.

He enjoyed gardening and camping.

His wife, Dorothy, died in 1997.

Survivors include his son, John R. of Niagara Falls; his daughter Barbara Smith; three brothers, Dean Dillen of North Tonawanda, Everitt Dillen of Whitehall, and Boyd Dillen of Utahville; two sisters, Martha Warholic of Patton, Pa., and Ellen Drass of the Town of Tonawanda; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Niagara Presbyterian Church, Military and Lockport roads. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.

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