Ronald G. Dietrich, longtime Southold resident, local woodworker, avid fisherman and owner Coastal Fishing Products, died June 8, 2019 at a nursing facility in Island Park, New York. He was 63 years old.

He was predeceased by parents Robert and Virginia Dietrich and is survived by two children, Nicole Dietrich of Southold and Ron Jr. of Milford, Connectucut as well as his ex-wife Wendy Normoyle of CT.

As per his wishes, no services will be held. Those who wish can make a donation to Southold or Greenport Fire Department who were there for many years with emergency services.

DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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