VERPLANCK, N.Y. - Gerald (Dyck) Dyckman, a lifelong resident of Verplanck, died Dec. 14. He was 70.
Dyckman was born Aug. 25, 1943, in Peekskill, to Morris and Philacine (McGuire) Dyckman. He was a teamster in Local 456 retiring as a concrete truck driver for South Street Stone. He was a life member serving almost 50 years in the Verplanck Fire Department, serving as chief and currently as a commissioner for 17 years.
Dyckman is survived by his wife, Lillian; sons, Gerald Jr.(Sharon) and Robert (Dena); daughter, Kristene (Dave); six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; brother, Gary; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, John.
Calling hours are Wednesday, Dec. 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cortlandt Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20 at the Church of the Assumption, Peekskill. Interment will follow at the St. Patrick's Cemetery, Verplanck.