Dale W. Tweedie, 82, of Chenango Bridge, passed away suddenly on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020.
Born June 12, 1938 in Walton, he was the son of the late Walter Tweedie and Alice Barnes Tweedie.
Dale graduated from Walton Central School in 1956. In 1961 he married Dolores Lakin.
Dale and his partner George Strong owned S&T Construction, specializing in crane services. He worked as a crane operator for many, many years.
As a young man Dale was a proud member of the National Guard. He was an avid square dancer and belonged to Shuffling Shoes Western Square Dance Club. One of Dales favorite pastimes was creating beautiful wooden ornaments, toys and puzzles in his home woodworking shop. He loved to goto flea markets to find treasures to add to his many collections. He enjoyed attending his high school class reunion get-togethers, looked forward to his daily morning trips to the coffee shop with his buddies, and was the #1 fan at his grandson’s soccer games. Dale was always eager to lend a helping hand to anyone needing one.
He is survived by his wife (of 59 years) Dolores Tweedie, his two sons Donald (Lynn) Tweedie of Walton and Dennis (Kathy) Tweedie of Painted Post; two grandsons, Cody and Shane Tweedie both of Walton, his brother Harold (Pam) Tweedie of Penhook, Va., his sister Sandy (Bill) Kerr of Chase Mills, many nieces
and nephews, and of course his furbaby, Daisy.
He is predeceased by his father Walter Tweedie, his mother Alice Tweedie, and brothers Gary Tweedie and Glen Tweedie.
Visitation hour will be 1 -2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango Street, Port Dickenson. A service to celebrate Dale’s life will be held at 2 p.m. directly after visitation.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society, 167 Conklin Avenue, Binghamton, NY 13903 or Heart of the Catskills Humane Society 46610-NY-10 Delhi, NY 13753.