Fishing 05

Jeffrey A. Dinger

December 8, 1954 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Jeffrey Dinger Obituary

Jeffrey A. Dinger, 69, of Oil City, PA., passed away on Saturday at 7:00 A.M. in his home .

He was born Dec. 8, 1954 in Brookville, PA., he was the son of the late James E. & Mildred Henry Dinger.

He was married in Franklin, PA. on July 5, 1986 to Judith M. Flis and she survives.

Jeff followed in his Dad’s footsteps, retiring from National Fuel Gas in 2015 after more than 40 years.

Jeff was a dedicated fisherman spending many a day on the local streams with friends Kim, Scott and Denny and his brother Calvin.  He was a member of Fish Erie.  He was a sprint car enthusiast, often spending 3 and 4 days in row with his friend Mark at Tri-City, Sharon and Lernerville.  He even made trips to the Knoxville Nationals.  He loved the change of seasons: Trout season, Steelhead season, Racing Season, Ice Fishing Season.

Jeff made the best fudge and he truly loved making and delivering batches to relatives and friends.  He always shared his recipes when asked, but he never told his secrets for how to make it perfectly.  

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son

Shawn T. Dinger of Oil City

A daughter

Monica A. Kline of Phoenix, AZ

A granddaughter

Haley Kossman and her fiancé Keri

One brother

Calvin Dinger and his wife Tina of Tippery

Two sisters

Pamela Dinger of Oil City

Robin Harris and fiancé Ken Snyder of Franklin

and a step sister Dianne Maskrey of Cumming, GA.

As well as many nieces and nephews

He is also survived by a sister in-law

Peggy Flis of Oil City

And the best neighbors who did so much for him 

Sam & Joyce Fisher

He was preceded in death by a sister Roberta Wielandt

Friends will be received from 4:30P.M.-6:30 P.M. Thursday in the Reinsel Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held at 6:30 P.M. with Rev. Mark Elliston, Presiding.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery

Memorials may be made to Nittany Greyhounds in honor of his special buddy Cinder Lou or Special Olympics

Condolences may be sent at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jeffrey A. Dinger, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Jeffrey A. Dinger?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Jeffrey's memory.


March 21, 2024

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Bissell Ave.
Oil City, PA 16301

Funeral Service
March 21, 2024

6:30 PM
Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Bissell Ave.
Oil City, PA 16301


© 2024 Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility