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George E. Dighero

George Edwin Dighero, age 93, of Lamar, Missouri passed away September 22, 2019, at the Missouri Veterans Home, Mt. Vernon, MO. George was born September 11, 1926 in Irwin, MO to John Dominic Dighero and Mable Claire (Spurling) Dighero. He served his country by joining the U.S. Army. On September 3, 1950, George married Delores Jean Burke in Nevada, MO. George worked as a construction supervisor, plowing underground telephone cable for Frank Horton. He also enjoyed raising cattle. George was a member of the American Legion, Liberal AF & AM Lodge, Odd Fellows Lodge, Abou Ben Adhem Shrine, and the Lamar AF & AM Lodge. Survivors include two sons, Steve Dighero and George (Tammy) Dighero, Lamar, MO; four grandchildren, Casey (Tammye) Dighero, Holly Shay Dighero (Fernando Mendez), Justin (Chelsea) Dighero, and Tyler (Jenna) Dighero; five great-grandchildren, Lily Dighero, Georgi Dighero, Andrew Mendez, Summer Mendez, Cheyanne Dighero. Preceding George in death were his parents; his wife Delores Jean Dighero; a son, Dennis Dighero; four brothers, Dominic, Loyd, Johnnie and Herb Dighero; two sisters, Margaret Metcalf, and Mary Morrow. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar, MO. Masonic Rites will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. followed by the funeral service. Burial will be in Bluff Cemetery with Military Honors. Contributions are suggested and made payable to Bluff Cemetery in care of Daniel Funeral Home.
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