Obituary of Charles M. Dingee Jr.
CHARLES MONTGOMERY DINGEE Jr. (Monty) - of Hobe Sound, Florida and New Canaan, Ct. entered eternal rest on October 14, 2021 at the age of 87. Monty was a general manager of an automobile dealership in New Milford, Ct. and after his retirement from the automobile business, he joined his wife Janice at the Canaan Parish Sweet Shoppe which she opened in 1975. Monty enjoyed making fresh ice cream daily, serving fresh Italian Ices, chatting with the customers and enjoying the chocolates which featured their private label New England style favorites and gourmet chocolates from around the world. Monty was an avid sports fan of the NFL and MLB and a loyal supporting fan of the New Canaan High School Rams football, baseball and hockey teams attending all the practices and games for more than 45 years. After attending Greenwich High School he joined and served 3 years in the US Army and received his honorable discharge in 1957.
Monty was predeceased by his parents Almeda Calder Dingee of Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Charles Montgomery Dingee of Old Greenwich, Ct. his brother Frederick Dingee of Old Greenwich and Stamford. Ct. and his beloved grandmother Louise Lutkins Dingee of Lucas Point, Old Greenwich, Ct. who took care of him after his parents early demise.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years Janice Moseley Dingee of Hobe Sound, Fl., a son,
Douglas M. Dingee of Celebration, Fl. a daughter, Miranda L. Dingee of New Canaan, Ct., three grandsons, Charles D. Dingee and wife Stephanie of Raleigh, N.C., Douglas M. Dingee Jr. of Oakland, Fl. and Kevin M. Dingee of Celebration, Fl.
After many years of traveling in through-out the United States with their children, Monty and Janice retired to Florida and enjoyed vacationing on cruises and playing golf especially at new courses along their vacation travels.
A memorial donation may be made to the New Canaan High School Athletic Dept. Services were held privately and a memorial will be announced at a later date.