In Loving Memory of

David Dimberio


Obituary of David Dimberio

DIMBERIO, David Mark

Surrounded by love, faith and peace, David passed away peacefully on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Welland Hospital, at the age of 57. Beloved husband and best friend of his wife of 31 years, Mary (nee Butera). Loving and devoted “Super Dave” and father of Christina (Dakota Egerter). Cherished son of Richard and Carol Dimberio. Dear brother of Philip (Patty), Donna Dimberio, and brother-in-law of Amy (Julio), John (Lydia), Angie (Albert), Rosie (Gino), Dominic (Angela) and Glenda. Dave will be missed by his Uncle Tony (Gail) DiPetta, Duana (Frank) Congin, Stephanie (Bill) Bishop, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. David has been reunited with his grandparents, mother and father-in-law Angelo and Rosa Butera, by his brother-in-law Antonio Butera, and by his fur baby Sammy (his schnoodle).

A devoted family man, he adored his cats Severus and Luna. David was a free spirit and loved life! Our family is so proud  of how strong, positive and determined Dave was. He was truly an inspiration and he never stopped smiling. A proud entrepreneur, Mary and Dave owned Bridgeburg Antique Village in Fort Erie and he was the President of William’s Gold Refining Company. Back in the day he was a Dental Technician in California and a Banker in New York City. Dave gave endless time to charitable work and to his BIA and Canadian Power-Squadron. He loved cooking, outdoor sports (fishing, he was a Spartan Football player, baseball and golf), and his favourite pastime was enjoying car shows for he was a car enthusiast and he even owned Corvettes! In the summer months, he enjoyed spending time with his wife Mary, picking up and collecting beach glass and enjoying the water and watching the sunset. Our family is left with a lifetime of memories and love.

A special thank you to the staff, nurses, and doctors of the Welland Hospital for their kindness and support right to the end.

In accordance with Dave’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). A Celebration of Dave’s Life will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 6-9pm with a service of remembrance held at 7pm, at Heartland Forest, 8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls. As we create a personal tribute for Dave, we would like to encourage family and friends to wear a Hawaiian shirt or bright colours to his celebration of life! In lieu of flowers, a crowd funding opportunity through “Go Fund Me- Dave Matters” would be appreciated by his family. Online condolences may be share on Dave’s tribute page found at

Service Information

A Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
June 5, 2019
6:00 pm until 9:00 pm
Heartland Forest , Niagara Falls

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Memorial Service

Date & Time:
June 5, 2019
7:00 pm until 7:30 pm
Heartland Forest , Niagara Falls
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Rudy Eugenio
2 years ago

Hi Everyone, my condolences to the entire family, can I please inquire if this is David Dimberio the same friend I attended high school with at De La Salle class of 1979 in Concord Ca. Please email me @ rberee3@hotmail I would love to share some stories in remembrance of David when we were freshman – seniors in high school.

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Karol Grant
4 years ago

My heartfelt condolences to the family. I feel terrible that I didn’t know until today after noticing a reference in our local paper.I’m so sorry for not having the opportunity to pay the respects I had for you as one of the good & honest,& decent men I ever had the great pleasure to know through the Brifgeburg BIA. Rest in peace my friend..

Donna Dimberio
4 years ago

Im coming to say my final farewell for now! I Love you and miss you ❤️

P.S. I bought a nice Hawaiian shirt for your Celebration 🌺🌴

Muriel Hall
4 years ago

My deepest condolences go out to you Mary and Christina. To Dick, Carol,
Donna and Phillip , may God comfort you all.

Pam Skinner
4 years ago

My heart goes out to you my special friend Mary. Dave will be deeply missed. ❤️

Leigh Whyte
4 years ago

My condolences to the family. It was reassuring to know that he’s in a better place. Even at the very end when I visited him on Monday expecting to sit and pray in his presence, he opened his eyes and acknowledged Jesus Christ as his saviour nodding his head. It was obvious that he was loved by family and his service to his community was greatly appreciated.

Vince and Andrea Frisina
4 years ago

Mary and Christina we would like to send you our heartfelt condolences. We feel very blessed that we got to meet Dave. May your beautiful memories carry you through this very difficult time.

Laurie Elcich
4 years ago

Mary, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband

Janice Matteo
4 years ago

I am so sorry to hear of the tragic loss of David.You are all in my thoughts and prayers.Be strong for one another.💔

Cathy (Avondale)
4 years ago

Mary and family im very sorry for your loss. Mary my heart goes out to you and my prayers.

Karen Simpson
4 years ago

Mary and Christina I am so sorry for your loss. May your memories bring comfort in this difficult time. You have another angel looking over you.

Donna Penfield
4 years ago

Dear Richard, Carol and family,
Our cousin Sharyn (Colonna) Schneider just sent me David’s obituary. I’m so sorry to hear about your son. He sounded like a wonderful guy and I was happy to read that he was a fellow antique and cat lover. I’m sure he will be missed by everyone who loved him. It’s so hard to lose a child; it’s certainly not the way we thought it would go. My heart is with you at this sad time.
Your cousin,
Donna (Cappelli) Penfield

Phillip Dimberio
4 years ago

Brother, I will miss you. Phil

Glen Cox
4 years ago

Rip Dave a great guy and a condolences to all of the family

Gary & Betty Matteo
4 years ago

Our condolences to all of Dave’s family and friends. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” Helen Keller

Gary & Betty Matteo family

Dale & Claudia Danyluk
4 years ago

Mary, Christina & family – We are thinking of you during this very sad time. Please accept our deepest condolences.


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