Russell E. Dillenbeck Sr. passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2023, at Albany Medical Center with his loving family by his side.
He was born on March 6, 1972, in Little Falls to Chester Dillenbeck Sr and Ruth Triumpho.
Russell attended local schools for a short time before beginning work as a farmhand. He enjoyed working with his hands and loved to be outside. He was a passionate farmer who loved what he did. He was most recently employed by Mead's Farm in Canajoharie.
In his later years, Russell decided to complete his education and was proud to receive his High School Diploma through the St Johnsville Library in 2008.
In his spare time, Russell loved to hunt and fish, but his favorite thing to do was attend family get-togethers. He loved being with his friends and family.
Russell is survived by his mother Ruth Triumpho, daughters Amber Dillenbeck and Trudy (Josh Robbs) Dillenbeck, son Russell Dillenbeck Jr. He also leaves behind his brothers Chester (Sandra) Dillenbeck Jr, George Dillenbeck, and David Dillenbeck as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and his beloved Dachsund Trixie who misses him dearly.
A Celebration of Life is being planned and will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Lenz and Betz Funeral Home, 69 Otsego St Canajoharie, NY 13317.