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Mary A. Dieffenbach

September 9, 1923 — May 18, 2013

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET PO BOX 1 DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email OBITUARY Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald Dieffenbach, age 89, of Dushore, PA passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Lebanon, IN at home with her loving family at her side. Mary was born in Dushore, PA on September 9, 1923, a daughter of the late John & Julia Ryan Fitzgerald. She graduated from St. Basil’s High School in Dushore, a member of the class of 1943. She worked as a bookkeeper for Supermarket Service, in Dunmore, PA. Her husband Percy Dieffenbach died in 1987 Mary was an active member of St. Basil’s Church and a member of its Altar and Rosary Society. She enjoyed sewing for family and friends. Surviving: Two sons: George (Ruth Ann) Dieffenbach Virginia Beach, VA John (Audrey) Dieffenbach Lebanon, IN Sister: Jane Plastow Williamsport, PA Five sisters-in-law: Isabelle Fitzgerald Schlegel Camp Hill, PA June Fitzgerald Avoca, PA Dorothy Dieffenbach Dushore, PA Ernestine Dieffenbach Dushore, PA Florence Dieffenbach Liberty Corners, PA Brother in law: William Dieffenbach Tunkhannock, PA 4 grandchildren: Lori Marie, Jason, Eric, Michael; six great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a two brothers: Dennis Fitzgerald & Francis Fitzgerald and a brother-in-law: Harold Plastow. A Transferal Service will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 9:30 at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA and will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. at St. Basil’s Church, Dushore, PA with the Rev. Joseph R. Hornick, his pastor, presiding. Interment will be in St. Basil’s Cemetery. Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA 18614. To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary A. Dieffenbach, please visit our flower store.


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