John Dingell
1926 - 2019
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John Dingell was the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history. He represented his Michigan district for nearly 60 years, from 1955 to 2015. A member of the Democratic party, he supported comprehensive healthcare legislation, supported Civil Rights, and fought against government fraud. Generally a strong advocate for environmental protection, he was also an unwavering supporter of the auto industry and argued against environmental regulations for car makers.

Regarded highly for his legislative abilities, he also had a keen sense of humor. After his retirement from Congress he became active on twitter and amassed a following for his biting critiques of politics and commentary on pop culture.

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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Feb. 8, 2019.
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October 26, 2019
May the family and friends find comfort in the Heavenly Father.
Lena
September 29, 2019
My condolences for the loss of your husband. Even though time has passed,may the God of comfort continue to be with all of you to help you continue to endure your loss.
Karen
March 19, 2019
Matthew McGuire
February 19, 2019
Sorry for the family loss , May God's word give you hope and comfort.
John 6: 40.
February 18, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Alishia
February 15, 2019
Rest in Peace
Scott Chamberland
February 14, 2019
Sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the God of comfort give you strength and peace. Psalms 20: 1,2
February 12, 2019
A Great Man!! Thank God for giving him to us for the number of years he was here with us.
w walker
February 12, 2019
I am writing this in memory of my Mother, Ann Rogaczewski, and brother, Walter Rogaczewski. Being a Dearborn resident for many years, my Mother said she would always vote for John Dingell. And here is why: Back around 1969 my brother was in the army and slated to go to Viet Nam. We were concerned for his safety of course, but even moreso because his vision in one eye was very poor. No matter whom he talked to he could not convince his superior officers that his poor vision would make it very difficult for him to be a effective soldier in battle. My mother wrote to John Dingell and asked for his help. John was able to arrange for my brother to continue his time in the service here in the states. This is exactly what Vice-President Biden was talking about when he explained how John treated all of his constituents with dignity and understood their concerns as parents. I pray for John's family that they feel his love and strength even now. And I pray that our representatives in Congress learn from John's beautiful example.
Christine Thompson
Acquaintance
February 12, 2019
WORK WELL AND THANK YOU. RIP MR.DINGELL.
sylvia blake -agers
February 12, 2019
Eternal rest grant unto John, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen
February 12, 2019
John Dingell was one of the best Congressmen that Michigan had. He will truly be miss.
Stevetta Johnson
Friend
February 12, 2019
Our deapest sympathy to Debbie, family and friends on the passing of your loved one. "Do it for the right reason" message is needed in such a broken philosophy of People and Politics. John's message is so widely and worldly distributed at this time. Rest in Peace John Dingell "You dream't well"
Acquaintance
February 12, 2019
Thank you for your great service for our great country....RIP John Dingell
Larry & Billie Sue Cavins
February 12, 2019
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Robert Park
February 12, 2019
Form State Representative Robert Dean and the New Life Church extend our heartfelt sympathy to the Family of the former US Representative John Dingell by sharing our condolence letter with them.
Dr Kimberly Kennedy
Coworker
February 12, 2019
Gloria Shell Mitchell
Friend
February 12, 2019
May the God of Loving-Kindness comfort the Dingell family and friends at this difficult time. Jeremiah 29:11
L J
February 12, 2019
Thank you for your thoughtful, compassionate, and bipartisan service to our nation. Prayers to your family and your friends. Blessings to you.
Marilyn Gehrig
February 12, 2019
FELICIA YATES
February 12, 2019
PEACEFUL
FELICIA YATES
February 12, 2019
AMERICA IS STRONG BECAUSE OF YOUR SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE.
FELICIA YATES
February 11, 2019
To The Dingell Family and Extended Family, I am very sorry for your loss. I had the Great Honor Of meeting Mr. John Dingell on two occasions. I'm a singer/songwriter, my name is Kevin Daniels and Mr. Dingell attended two events that I performed at in Monroe Michigan. He was the Kindest Man and the thing that I will never forget is that at the second event Mr. Dingell called me by my first name, remembering me from the first! He walked up to me and said this exactly hello Kevin, are you going to be playing any of that great Van Morrison tonight. With love and respect, he was just a very cool dude!!! Kevin Daniels.
Kevin Daniels
February 11, 2019
I am sorry for your loss. My condolences to family and friends. May the God of comfort give you strength during this difficult time. 2Thessalonians 3:16
February 11, 2019
With Virgil & Carolyn Ciungan. I was honored to be a page him. They are hunting now!
Very honored to know Mr. Dingell. Virgil and he go way back to Ciungan Shrimp House. This picture was taken at the Vets gala in the hanger off Grosse Ile. Actually that is where Virgil was in the Navy and was a pilot & retired as a Captain.
Carolyn Ciungan
Friend
February 11, 2019
My condolences to the family. As a student in Detroit Public Schools we sent postcards to Mr. Dingell. If I recall we had visits from him. He was a nice man. May his legacy be his gift to the children of Detroit from the 1950s. To his family thank you for sharing.
February 11, 2019
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
February 11, 2019
My sincere condolences goes out to the family and friends of Mr. John Dingell. May God continue to comfort you.

February 11, 2019
Cheryl Auflick
February 11, 2019
Mr. Dingell was a brilliant man with a great sense of humor. No matter what happens In the future, continue to stick together as a family and show each other love.
February 11, 2019
Rest John, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.
Harry Simpson
February 11, 2019
I remember Mr. Dingell since I'm from Mi. and now live in Fl. I want to express my sincere sympathy the Mr. Dingell's family and friends.
-Emil Janda
EMIL Janda
February 11, 2019
I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his contribution to legislative history. May you find comfort and help in God during this time of sorrow.
February 11, 2019
My deepest condolences for your loss. May the God of all comfort prove to be your strength during this difficult time.
Psalm 18:2
Christian
February 11, 2019
Our deepest sympathies to Debbie and the Dingell family. John will long be remembered for his very important service to our country and his sense of humor.
Walter and Andrea Briggs
Acquaintance
February 11, 2019
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
SueAnn
February 11, 2019
met John in ann arbor as he got off an amtrack train. he was on crutches but still took the time to speak with me and allow a photo. What a great kind considerate man. God BLess sir.
larry skrdla
February 10, 2019
I met John Dingell in the mid 1960s when we lived in Allen Park, Michigan. He was a real champion for national health issues for which we all should be thankful. I will sorely miss him.
Hayward Mayfield
Acquaintance
February 10, 2019
May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories as you celebrate a life of longevity and joyful times you had together. May God's loving kindness give you the strength you need to endure.- Psalms 29:11.
Lynn
February 10, 2019
S Mcbean
February 10, 2019
My deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr John Dingell....
Shelvie Smith
February 10, 2019
Debbie My thoughts and prayers go out to you. I have many good memories of the times that Don and I spent with you and John. With sympathy
Corlyn Oetman
February 10, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Adrian Taylor
February 9, 2019
Heartfelt condolences to the family. Mr. Dingell was a loving husband with a genuine love for all, he will be missed greatly. May God grant his loved peace and comfort.
February 9, 2019
Thank you so much for you service to our country. You are a true patriot and hero. You have made my life, my children's lives and my grandchildren's lives more meaningful and more enriched. I cannot count on my hand how many people in this world can state they have been able to do that for so many people. Your love, kindness and profound gift to always find the positive is one I will strive for. Thank you and rest in peace. Your life has served as a template for others.
Donna Cangemi
February 9, 2019
May the Father of tender mercies be with you.
February 9, 2019
Rory and I thought John Dingell was an honorable man indeedie.may he rest in peace.
faith/rory tobin/dockett
Acquaintance
February 9, 2019
I would say about John Dingell that he was a very caring man especially to Deb his wife.
faitht tobin
Acquaintance
February 9, 2019
May your family feel comforted and loved by the tender mercies from our Lord and savior Jesus Christ.

2Thessalonians 2:16,17
Stockbridge Ga
February 9, 2019
A true patriot. A proud Michigan native son. A genuine public servant. A sharp wit. And a Polish-American Roman Catholic, to boot!
God bless you, sir.
Fr. Mike Petroski
February 9, 2019
A Special Thanks for your Hard Work for we the people also your Father before you and NOW a Wife that is left to carry on...Thank you, Thank you, Thank You.... AND I'll be along...
jimmy green
Friend
February 9, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort, sustain your family during these challenging times.
thomas brown
February 9, 2019
My deepest condolences to to the family of mr John Dingell a man who was larger than life .He will be greatly missed.
February 9, 2019
Sorry for the loss of your dear loved note, John. Keep all those memories of him in your minds and hearts, and they will help all of you cope with your loss. John 6:28, 29 tells us that God will resurriec all those in His memory..,
Hazel Banks
February 9, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the family. May the God of comfort grant you strength during this difficult time.
February 9, 2019
To The Family 0f John Dingell
My condolences to the family on the loss of your dear beloved one. May the God of all comfort,comfort you and grant you peace now and in the days ahead .
February 9, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
February 9, 2019
Matthew 11:28-30.......Romans 10:9-13.
Jim Martin
February 9, 2019
The demise of Congressman Dingell is a great loss to the Democratic Party. He will be missed. Rest in Peace.
Kathryn Irby
February 9, 2019
The loss of a love one is difficult. May the precious memories you have help you cope and bring you peace. 1 Thes. 4:14 can bring you some comfort knowing that there is a future for the ones we have lost in death can be reassuring. May the God of peace be with you and your family.
Terry
February 9, 2019
So sorry for your loss.
Sheila Dane
Friend
February 9, 2019
Condolences to the Dingell family.
February 9, 2019
My sincere condolences to the family and friends.Make God your stronghold during this difficult time.
Lee
February 9, 2019
My sincere condolences to family and friends. May God comfort and give you strength to endure this difficult time and days ahead.
Rdr
February 9, 2019
Dear Dingell family and friends:
I am truly sorry for your loss of John. May the peace of God be with your family during this most difficult time. 2 Corith. 1:3,4
A. W.
February 9, 2019
Sorry for your loss, my sincere condolences. May the God of all comfort give you strength during this difficult time.
February 9, 2019
Ann Stokman
February 9, 2019
A final salute to a fine man.
Matthew Fitzgibbons
Friend
February 8, 2019
My condolences to family and friends may the good memories be comforting to you in this difficult time and may you remember to rely on the God of comfort he will help you. So sorry for your loss.
NM
February 8, 2019
The Dingell, Bielamowicz and Stanford families are so sorry for your loss. We will never forget the VIP service he gave us when we were his guests in the Congressional dining room for lunch in June of 1998. He was a gentle giant and he will be missed. Your family will be forever in our thoughts and prayers.
Angela Bielamowicz Stanford
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