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Walter John "Jack" Ditzler, Jr.

July 28, 2020

Walter John ďJackĒ Ditzler, Jr., 83, of Danville, PA passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at his residence.  He was born May 7, 1937, in Reading, PA, son of the late Walter John and Eleanor Christian Ditzler, Sr. 

He was married for 39 years to Jeanne Hinkel Ditzler   They were classmates together since 7th grade and reunited again at their 25th High School Reunion. 

John graduated from Danville High School in 1955.  He attended Bucknell University and graduated from Bloomsburg University with a bachelorís degree in Business. 

He served his country in the United States Army Reserves. 

He was self-employed at Ditzlerís Stationery Store in Danville for many years.  His other employment included Kennedy Van Saun where he worked as an Accountant. 

John, along with his wife, Jeanne, shared a love of health and fitness and could be seen walking daily in Danville, PA.  He was an avid bird watcher and bird lover and adored the sanctuary he created in his backyard.  John was a faithful, devoted ,caring husband, step-father, brother, uncle and friend whose memory will remain with all those who knew him. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one step-son, Scott William Moore and his wife Nellie and one step-daughter, Kelly J. Moreland in Ithaca NY.  Also surviving are four grandchildren; Olivia and Geneva Moreland and William and Joshua Moore.  Also surviving are two sisters; Marianne Frank and her husband, John of Reading PA and Jane Ditzler and her companion Larry Garrett of Marblehead MA.  He is also survived by his cousin James Burns, who was like a brother to him throughout his life, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by one sister, Frances Jensen. 

Relatives and friends my view a Celebration of Johnís  life remotely by Facebook Livestream at www.facebook.com/visneskifh on Saturday August 8th at 1:00 PM with the Reverend Dr. G. Oliver Wagner officiating.  

Donations can be made in his memory to the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund of the Danville Area Community Foundation, payable to the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation (CSCF), memo line: Neighbors Helping Neighbors, and mailed to CSCF, 725 W. Front St., Berwick, PA 18603. Online donations can be made at csgiving.org, click on donate, and search Neighbors Helping Neighbors. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821. www.visneski.com

Links:  Facebook.com/visneskifh  ~  Twitter.com/visneskifh  ~ www.Visneski.com

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