Francis H. Dinet, 90, of Liverpool, departed from this life on February 19, 2020. Born in Syracuse, he was a communicant of St. Margaret's Church for 43 years. He was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was employed by Greyhound Bus Lines for 22 years and retired from Onondaga County Sheriffs Dept. as a Court Attendant.
He was predeceased by his wife, Sally (Mautz) Dinet and his son, Francis P. Dinet. He is survived by his children, Frederick, H. (Julie) of Central Square, Daniel J. (Darlene) and Jeffrey A. (Coleen) both of Ormond Beach, FL and Mary S. (John) Phillips of Liverpool; 13 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; his brother, Paul E. (Maxine) of N. Syracuse; several nieces and nephews.
Francis will always be remembered for his many activities. He was a volunteer at WCNY for over 50 years where he read for the print handicapped, did Travel and Tel-Auc and many other things and had almost 7000 volunteer hours. He was a member of the Bernie Schmidt Singers and a volunteer for the Otter Lake Fire Department and the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Francis loved to golf, sing, do crafts and wood turning.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 10 AM at St. Margaret's Church. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Baldwinsville. Calling hours are Monday from 4-7 PM at Sears Middleton Mathewson Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St., N. Syracuse. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306 or http://www.tunnel2towers.org Leave condolences for the family on the Tribute Wall
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