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Leo Gabriel Dieffenbach

September 25, 1954 — January 8, 2021



Leo G. Dieffenbach, age 66, of Dushore, PA, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.


          Leo was born September 25, 1954, the son of the late Leo Worth & Elizabeth G. Foley Dieffenbach.  He graduated from the Sullivan County High School, a member of the class of 1972.  He then graduated from Penn State University in 1976, with a degree in business administration.  He also worked out west where he took graduate courses as a purchasing agent in San Francisco, CA, and Gardenerville, NV. 


          He retired from Procter and Gamble in Mehoopany in 2013 after 17 years of service.


          Leo was a member of St. Basil’s Church in Dushore, PA, and a member of St. John Neumann Council 12406 Knights of Columbus.  He was a caring father, and brother, and also loved the outdoors and nature, reading, and the arts.





Bryce (Maëlle) Dieffenbach                        Champagne-Urbana, IL



Kelley (Sivaram Tejaswi) Pulugurtha                                      Raleigh, NC



Cathy Collins                                             Cresson, PA



Carol Dieffenbach                                       Dushore, PA



Suemayah Gouda and Orlando Gonsalves



Adel (Fran) Gouda


Two great nephews:

Adam Gonsalves

Elias Gouda


And numerous cousins.


          A Transferal service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, January 15th 2021, from the Homer Funeral Home, and will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M. at St. Basil’s Church, Dushore, PA, with his pastor, Father Thomas J. Major, presiding.  Interment will be in St. Basil’s cemetery.


          Friends may call on Thursday, January 14th 2021 from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. and on Friday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the transferal.


          Memorials may be directed in his memory to: Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

333 Oak Drive, Dalton, PA 18414.


          Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA 18614.


            To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to

Leo's Funeral Mass will be live-streamed on the Immaculate Heart of Mary facebook page on Friday morning.



To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Leo Gabriel Dieffenbach, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, January 15, 2021

9:30 - 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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Homer Funeral Home Dushore

206 Water Street
Dushore, PA 18614

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Transferal Service

Friday, January 15, 2021

10:00 - 10:15 am (Eastern time)

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Homer Funeral Home Dushore

206 Water Street
Dushore, PA 18614

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, January 15, 2021

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Friday, January 15, 2021

11:45am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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