Deidre M. Dix, 57, of Hulett Street in Schenectady, New York entered into the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Ellis Hospital. She was born on April 22,1963 in Schenectady, New York, the daughter of the late James Cross and Dorothy Hundley. She was a graduate of the former Mt. Pleasant High School and received a certification in Medical Coding. Deidre was a record setting basketball player while in high school.Deidre worked for the Golub Corporation for twelve years as a Front End Supervisor. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a life long member of Refreshing SpringCommunity Church.
Deidre enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and especially time with her grandchildren. She was an excellent pool player, bowler, and cook. Deidre loved to dance and wasthe life of the party wherever she was. The party didn’t start until Deidre arrived.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a brother Charles “Duke” Hundley and a sister Barbara Hundley. Deidre was also predeceased by her mother in-law, Dr. Georgetta Dix.
Survivors include her children, Richard (Kelly) Dix Jr., DrahcirDix Sr., and her loving daughter Denielle Dix, step-daughter, Samina Dix. She is also survived by her brothers, William (Margie), Jeffrey, Kevin and Brian Hundley and sister,Jacqueline “Jackie” Hundley and half brother Randy Cross. Five grandchildren, Darius, Drachir Jr., Isabella, Phoebe Dix, and Adrianah Miller and a step grandchild, DJ. She is also survived by her high school sweetheart and former husband Richard (Sara) Dix Sr. She is also leaves to mourn her best friend of forty seven years, Sabrina Holiday-Harder, dear friend Darlene Bradford-Williams and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, God children, extended family and friends.
Graveside service will be held on Monday, May 18th at 11:00 a.m. at Parkview Cemetery, Schenectady, New York. We ask attendees to arrive at 10:30am at the entrance to the cemetery. The proccession to the burial site will begin at 11am. Due to COVID-19 restrictions everyone must wear a mask and practice social distancing.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Refreshing Spring Community Church, 327 Georgetta Dix Plaza Schenectady, New York 12307.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted with confidence by the family to the Curtis Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc.
The family wishes to thank each and everyone of you for your prayers, kind words and support during this difficult time.