Mildred S. “Millie” Dietz, 83, of 712 Circle Drive
Riverside PA passed away Sunday, July 4, 2010 at Grandview Health Homes,
Inc. Danville PA. She was born May 9, 1927 in Summer Hill PA the daughter
of the late LaRue and Leaetta Eckroth Shultz.
She graduated from Berwick High School in 1944 and
from Geisinger School of Nursing Danville PA. Millie was employed by
Geisinger Medical Center and by Merck and Company Riverside PA as the plant
nurse. She was a member of Shiloh United Church of Christ Danville PA.
Millie was an avid pinochle player and also enjoyed reading and sewing. Her
greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family.
Millie was married for 47 years to the late George
“Lew” Dietz who died October 19, 2000. They were married April 30, 1953.
She is survived by one son, Kenneth L. Dietz of Riverside PA and three
daughters; LeAnn Gardner with whom she resided; Susan D. Simpson of St.
Joseph, Michigan and Brenda M. Driscoll of Harrisburg PA. Also surviving
are eight grandchildren. Also surviving is one brother, Marlet Shultz of
Georgia and several nephews. She was preceded in death by three sisters;
Shirley Sult, Izora Noss and Elsie McCurdy.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Service to held Thursday,
July 8, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Shiloh United Church of Christ 500 Bloom Street
Danville PA with her pastor the Reverend Mary B. Schmotzer officiating.
Burial will be private in Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville PA. There will be a
viewing on Wednesday evening, July 7, 2010 from 7-9 PM at Visneski Funeral
Home 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA. Friends will also be received from
1:00 PM until the time of the Memorial Service at the church. Memorial
contributions may be made to either the church or the American Diabetes
Association Somerset Office 19 School House Road Somerset NJ 08873.