Nicolaas P. Dubbeling, 78, of Zanesville, died at 6:00 A.M. on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Cedar Hill Care Center, Zanesville. He was born April 7, 1944 during the starvation winter in Alsmeer, Netherlands a son of the late Klaas and Akya (Bartsas) Dubbeling. Nick graduated from primary and secondary schools and began a Masters level program. He was a graduate assistant and taught psychology at his university, upon coming to the United States in 1972he began his studies toward a PHD program and his internship in Worchester, Mass. Nick received his PHD from Ohio University in 1986. He worked for Six County for many years and also did psychology testing and evaluations for local lawyers and the courts. Nick especially enjoyed his work at Mt. Alyoysius. Nick enjoyed reading, cooking, travel and working in his yard.
In addition to his parents, Nicolaas is preceded in death by a sister, Agatha.
He is survived by his loving wife 36 years, Deborah K. (Elliott) whom he married on July 26, 1986; and his cat, Chloe. He was a real animal lover and always had cats around him.
Friends and family may call from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at the BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE with private graveside services to be held at Malta Cemetery, Malta, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Shelter Society, 1420 Newark Road, Zanesville, Ohio 43701 or to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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