Fred Dini, 67 of Hillcrest Ave, Kingston, died at Westchester Medical Center on October 9, 2017. He was born August 19, 1950 in East Meadow, Long Island, the son of Ferdinande Dini and Theresa Peluso Dini. He attended Pharmacy School at the University of Connecticut. After getting his degree, he became a pharmacist in New Hyde Park, Long Island; Grand Union in Highland, NY; Rite Aid in Kingston; Eastern Correctional in Napanoch, NY and Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, NY, where he met his wife, Dawn.
Fred was a generous and loving man who had an interest in animals and animal rights. He leaves behind his precious rescue animals, Mason and Tazzy. He was an avid sports lover and a bench press World Champion. His weight lifting trophies fill a room. Survivors include his wife, Dawn Poskitt Dini, his step daughter, Tara Poskitt, his sister, Elissa Dini, his brother in law, John Stanzione, as well as several extended family members.
Entrusted to the care of A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Ave, Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 4 to 7pm. The funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10am with burial following in Hurley Cemetery, Hurley, NY. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to, Ulster County SPCA, 20 Wiedy Road, Kingston, NY 12401 or at www.ucspca.org .