Fay Dietrich, 74, Dutch Maid worker

By on May 11, 2011

Fay M. Dietrich, 74, of Cumru Township, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Verna (Hackman) Fritz.

Fay was a graduate of Cocalico High School. She was employed in the clerical department at Dutch Maid in Ephrata and then as a customer service representative at All-Size Corrugated Box Company in Lancaster. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sinking Spring.

She is survived by her children: Greg L., husband of Andrea Miller, of Shillington; and Gretchen L., wife of Steve R. Karr, of Sinking Spring; her grandchildren: Tiffany, wife of Chuck Brown, of Mechanicburg; Jason and Matthew Miller, of West Reading; Chris Karr and Caitlyn Karr, of Sinking Spring; and great-grandchildren: Dylan Froelich-Miller and Harrison Brown. Other survivors include her twin sister: Kay Fassnacht, of Shoeneck; and sister: Janice Sweigart, of Reinholds.

She was preceded in death by her grandson: Ryan James Karr on Dec. 9, 1990.

The family will receive friends at Bean Funeral Home, 129 E. Lancaster Ave. in Shillington, May 11 from 7-9 p.m. and at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 4125 Penn Ave. in Sinking Spring, May 12 from 9-9:45 a.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Harry S. Bohn Jr. officiating. Interment will take place in Pleasant View Cemetery.

To send online condolences to the family, visit beanfuneralhomes.com.

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