Roderick Hamilton Dinnen “Rod/Papa” of New Smyrna Beach, FL, age 83, passed away peacefully on Good Friday, April 14. He was a Cleveland Heights, OH native who had relocated to Florida. Dear son of the late David and Eleanor Dinnen, loving husband to the late Kathryn (nee McAlpine), proud father of David (Becky), “Papa” to Patrick and J.D. (OH), brother-in-law to Dr. Fred and Barbara McAlpine (MA), uncle to Chris & Lisa McAlpine (FL), Dan & Beth McAlpine (MA) and Karen Healey (NH) and great uncle to several nieces and a nephew.
US marine, retired business man, who enjoyed fishing, golfing, photography and spending time with his family, especially his beloved grandsons.
Memorial visitation will be offered in the Cleveland area at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The American Cancer Society, cancer.org or Halifax Health Foundation, 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114.