Mark Dimant

July 16, 1928March 26, 2013

Mark Dimant, 84, of Oxnard, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. He faced this challenge as he had faced many other challenges in his life with strength and courage. Mark was a Holocaust survivor having been liberated from Gunskirchen Lager in May of 1945, by the 71st Division of the United States Army. Mark was born July 16, 1928, in Lodz, Poland, to Aron and Sara Dimant. He had been a resident of Oxnard for the past twenty-one years moving here from Encino, and was a member of Temple Beth Torah in Ventura. Mark was a Manufacturer’s Representative for a women’s clothing company for fifty years, retiring in 1998. He was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force after serving three years during the Korean War. He enjoyed the outdoors and especially enjoyed sailing and skiing. Mark is survived by his wife of 56 years, Phyllis; daughters, Deborah Remer (Allen), Alexandra Feldman (Jeff), and Kim Hydorn; grandchildren Ariel, Yehuda, Ezra, Itta, Deena, Joshua, Jeremy, Emma and Hannah; great grandchildren, Bella, Noa, Hannah, Asher, Dov and Dahlia, plus one on the way! Services for Mark will be held Friday, March 29, 2013, 9:30 A.M. at Temple Beth Torah, 7620 Foothill Road, Ventura, with Rabbi Lisa Hochberg-Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, 5400 Valentine Rd.,Ventura. Memorial donations may be made in Mark’s memory to your charity of choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home, 3150 Loma Vista Rd., Ventura.


  • Funeral Service Friday, March 29, 2013

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Jillian Alexander

April 6, 2013

Mark, Michael and I were so lucky to have known you. You and Cookie were the first people to welcome us into the TBT community and we love you very much. We especially enjoyed your sense of humor and will miss seeing you at TBT!! Thank you for sharing your life with us, and may you rest in peace. Love and prayers to Cookie & your family! Xoxoxo Jillian &Michael Alexander

Lisa Ball-Rosecrans

April 4, 2013

I was sorry to hear of Mark's passing. I am sure that he and Peter (my dad) are together, sharing laughs and stories. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Bob Pondt

April 4, 2013

God Bless...It was a pleasure knowing a true gentleman.

Karen Barnes

March 30, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. We had many years of fun and laughter while on G dock together. Mark, RIP. Cookie and their family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Janet Ball

March 30, 2013

Celebrating a long life, well lived. Janet Ball

Jon & Jeannette Warwick

March 28, 2013

Our most heartfelt sympathy to Cookie and the entire family during this time of great loss. Mark, your life was an inspiration and you were a wonderful example of the true meaning of character. We honor you and ask God to bless your family, as we have been blessed for having known you and living as your neighbors for such a long time. Rest in peace, Mark, as you are now liberated from all suffering. You will always be held in our loving memory and will be greatly missed.

Bob McMahon

March 28, 2013

RIP Mark, it was a pleasure knowing you, and I always looked forward to seeing you when your boat needed work. I especially enjoyed your sense of humor.