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Jean A. Deitterick

December 3, 1947 — October 2, 2023

Jean A. Deitterick

Jean A. Deitterick, age 75, of Honesdale and formerly of Bendertown died peacefully at the Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale on Monday morning, October 2, 2023 after a long illness.

Born in Bloomsburg on December 3, 1947, she was a daughter of the late George E. and Mary (Swerdon) Deitterick. She was a lifelong resident of Fishingcreek Township, moving to Honesdale three years ago.

Jean was a 1965 graduate of Benton Area High School and following high school she graduated from Goldey-Beacom Business School in Wilmington, Delaware with a business degree. She was employed as a secretary by the former Boyd Kline Associates in Bloomsburg from 1971 to 1989 when the business closed. She then enrolled at Bloomsburg University earning both her B. S. and M.S. degrees in Business Administration

She was then employed by the Millville Area School District as a Business Education teacher from 1991 until 2011 when she retired. She also was employed by Fishingcreek Township as a secretary for 25 years.

Jean was a member of the former Bethany United Methodist Church in Berwick. Her hobbies were knitting and crocheting.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy M. Deitterick on October 2, 2019.

Jean is survived by her sister, Mary L. Markowski of Honesdale, two nieces:  Dr. Laura Matz and her husband Dr. Phillip Matz of Frankfurt, Germany and Katherine, wife of Zachary Bryant of Honesdale; and a great-niece, Whitney Matz and three great-nephews: Nichola Matz, Caleb Bryant, and Abraham Bryant.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a. m. in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg with Rev. Susan O. Rogutski officiating. Interment will follow in St. James Cemetery, Fishingcreek Township. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a. m.

Memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023
Merrifield, Virginia 22116.

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Visitation

Friday, October 6, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Dean W. Kriner Funeral Home and Cremation Service

325 Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 6, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Dean W. Kriner Funeral Home and Cremation Service

325 Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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