The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

July 10, 2013

Shirley A. Dietz


The Tribune-Democrat

EBENSBURG — DIETZ – Shirley A., 74, Ebensburg, passed away July 9, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born Feb. 19, 1939, in Johnstown, daughter of Dwight and Marie. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Raymond; grandson, Jason Ryan Kough; and son-in-law, Russell Lee Kough. Survived by children, Amelia Marie Kough, Ebensburg; Brian, and wife, Leslie Dietz, East Stroudsburg; and Jeffrey Dietz, Dumfries, Va.; grandchildren, Russell, Stephanie, Jennifer, Ashley and Colton; and great-grandchildren, Allen, Ethan and Bryce. Also survived by sister, Helen L. Ferguson, Ebensburg; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She attended Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene, Ebensburg. Shirley was an accomplished mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and cancer survivor. She had worked for Valley Dairy in Ebensburg until 1996 and at Ebensburg Giant Eagle until 2012. At Shirley’s request, there will be no viewing. A private funeral service will be held at Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene, Ebensburg, for immediate family and close friends, Pastor Robert Osborn, officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society or Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene, Ebensburg. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg.


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