Thomas J. DiMicco, 82, of Kingston
Thomas J. DiMicco, 82, of Kingston, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, at Thompson House, Rhinebeck, following a brief illness.
Born of Feb. 18, 1934, in East Kingston to Gaetano and Catherine Nusco DiMicco.
Tom graduated with honors from Kingston High School class of 1952. For the next eight years, he worked at Terry Brick Corp. In 1960, he started a career in banking at the National Bank of Orange and Ulster County in Rosendale, then at Bankers’ Trust. In 1975, he fulfilled a longtime passion, graduating from Richard the First in Kingston and Vidal Sasson, New York School of Hair and Cosmetology. He owned and operated several salons in Kingston, retiring in 2015 from “A Class Act.”
Music was an important part of his life; he sang with the Old Dutch choir and Fair Street Reformed Church for several years. He was a former member of the Kingston Mendelssohn Club, serving as president; a former member of the Kingston Lions Club and served as its treasurer; and was past president of the Ulster County Businessmen’s Association.
He was well-read and knowledgeable on Egyptian history and was an avid photographer.
He was predeceased by three sisters, Santa (Dolly) DiMicco, Lucy Mayhon, and Mary DiMicco; and dear friends Francis (Bud) and Janet Kolts. Surviving are his son, Scott Thomas DiMicco; his wife, Aileen Kiff DiMicco, whom he married in 1960; his brothers, Louis and Frank (Nancy) DiMicco; his nieces, Stephanie Mertine, Pam Demming, and Dr. Kelly Gaddis; nephews, Gary (Judy) Mayhon, William (Robin) Mayhon, and Jeffrey Gaddis; dear friends Ed and Margaret Napoli, Vince Liotta, Dr. Nassar Habeeb, Charlie Landi, and Sharon and Charlie Fisher.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the entire staff at Northern Dutchess Hospital, Vassar Medical Center, and Thompson House for their care and compassion, not only for Tom, but his family.
Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at Lasher Funeral Home Inc., 100 Tinker St., Woodstock. The funeral procession will form at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. At 11 a.m., a service will be conducted at Hurley Reformed Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may directed to Heart of the Catskills, P.O. Box 88, Delhi, N.Y. 13753.