Howard Dietrich

Howard A. Dietrich Jr.

Monday April 19, 1937 - Monday June 15, 2020
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Obituary

Howard A. Dietrich, Jr, son of Thelma and Howard A. Dietrich, Sr, died June 15, 2020 at his home in Mantua, NJ at the age of 83. He was an avid camper who enjoyed watching Phillies baseball, playing pinochle, boating, snow skiing, and bowling. He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1958 in the 155th Field Artillery Headquarters. He started his 44-year career with Bell Telephone as a mail clerk and eventually filled nearly every position in the company, rising to supervisor and safety instructor for Pennsylvania Bell Telephone. He served as a member of the session at the First Presbyterian Church of Pitman, NJ. He was also a proud member of the American Legion. He truly loved life, enjoyed family and food.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Clare Dietrich, and is survived by his wife Donna Dietrich; his son Howard A. Dietrich III and Deborah, his wife; his grandchildren, Connie Dietrich and Howard Alexander Dietrich (fiancée, Jessica Guy). In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Friends of Gettysburg at GettysburgFoundation.org or American Legion Post 133 in Woodbury, NJ.

Relatives and Friends may visit from 9 AM to 11 AM on Monday, June 22nd at The First Presbyterian Church in Pitman, 10 Wildwood Ave., Pitman, NJ. Military Honors and Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Huntingdon Valley, PA. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday June 22, 2020 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Monday June 22, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    The First Presbyterian Church of Pitman
    Address
    10 Wildwood Avenue
    Pitman, NJ 08071
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday June 22, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday June 22, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    The First Presbyterian Church of Pitman
    Address
    10 Wildwood Avenue
    Pitman, NJ 08071
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Drew Harrison
  • Interment

    Location
    Sunset Memorial Park
    Address
    333 W. County Line Road
    Feasterville, PA 19053
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Private Condolence

Andy Creelman

Posted at 06:03pm
Mrs. Dietrich and Butch, I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Dietrich's passing. Such a great neighbor while growing up next door to. I have fond memories and can recall conversations about sports that ranged from Clearview Football to his beloved Phillies and Eagles. Such a wonderful man and he will truly be missed. Andy Creelman
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Saints7@comcast.net

Posted at 12:42pm
May God Grant All Of You Peace...A Giving Loving Family Man and a Friend To All....Fly With The Angels.... We will Miss You Here with Us & will see You Again One Day....Be At Peace... Teri & Lisa
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