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Kevin Dillon, 71, of Lake PlacidFla., passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Florida Hospital, Lake Placid.

Born Dec. 12, 1941, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Catherine and Thomas Martin Dillon, he spent his younger years on the east coast of Florida before moving with his wife and children to Fort Myers in 1972. After retiring as a manager in the insurance industry, Mr. Dillon moved to Lake Placid in 1996 where he was an active member of the American Legion Placid Post 25, Elks Lodge 2661, VFW Post 3880 and the local order of Moose Lodge 2374. Mr. Dillon was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed playing cards with family and friends.

Preceded in death by his first wife of 27 years, Diane, and their son, Michael, Mr. Dillon is survived by his wife of 20 years, Katrine; son Jeff Dillon; stepson Clint Smith; seven grandchildren; a step-great-grandson; a brother, Thomas Dillon, as well as many nieces and nephews. Mr. Dillon also cared for several foster children over the years and is especially remembered by two foster children, Sammy Bullock and Donna Wilkinson.

A service to celebrate Mr. Dillons life was Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Scott Funeral Home, Lake Placid with Ft. Michael Cannon officiating.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted with Scott Funeral Home, Lake Placid.