George Edwin Dighero

George Edwin Dighero, 93, of Lamar, passed away Sept. 22, 2019, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon.
Dighero was born Sept. 11, 1926 in Irwin to John Dominic Dighero and Mable Claire (Spurling) Dighero. He served his country by joining the U.S. Army. In 1950, he married Delores Jean Burke in Nevada.
He 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: sons, Steve Dighero and George (Tammy) Dighero of Lamar; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were: his parents; his wife; son, Dennis Dighero; brothers, Dominic, Loyd, Johnnie and Herb Dighero; sisters, Margaret Metcalf, and Mary Morrow.
Services were held Sept. 26, 2019. Burial followed in Bluff Cemetery with Military Honors. Memorials may be made payable to Bluff Cemetery in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


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