July 14, 1939 - February 9, 2020
Bertha Louise Dietz, 80, of Fitz Henry, PA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Mon Valley Hospital. A daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Horne) Dietz, she was born in Fitz Henry on July 14, 1939. Bertha was a 1957 graduate of South Huntingdon High School. She always started her day reading her bible and doing her devotions. Bertha enjoyed doing jigsaw, crosswords, and seek-and-find puzzles, and playing scrabble and dominoes. One of her ministries was helping others whenever she could. When she couldn't drive anymore, she would call people and pray with them, giving them words encouragement., singing for their birthdays and at Christmas time. With her outgoing personality, she acquired many friends through the years. She was always ready to tell anyone she knew and met about the Lord that she loved and served. Bertha was a member of the Smithton Church of the Nazarene, where she held many offices through the years. She loved going to church and being with family and friends, enjoyed going shopping and then going out to eat. Her first place of employment was at S & Y Foodland and later at BoltTech and W.H.S Thermcoil. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed, now enjoying heaven, safe in the arms of Jesus. She is survived by two sisters, Josephine Yokiel of Grindstone and Margaret Herron and husband, Roy, of Belle Vernon; two brothers, John Dietz and wife, Josephine, of Elyria, OH and Joseph Dietz of Havencrest Rehabilitation in Monongahela; a sister in-law, Janice Dietz of Fitz Henry; a brother in-law Ed Gavlak of Westmoreland Manor in Greensburg; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, James and George Dietz; two sisters, Thelma Gavlak and Gloria Harvison; two brothers in-law, Leonard Yokiel and Wilson Harvison; and a sister in-law, Betty Dietz. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. in the Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon. 724-929-5300. www.FergusonFuneralHomeandCrematory.com Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10 A.M. in the Smithton Church of the Nazarene, 157 Fitz Henry Road, Smithton, PA 15479 with Rev. Michael R. Beckley officiating. Interment will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery.
Bertha Louise Dietz, 80, of Fitz Henry, PA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Mon Valley Hospital. A daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Horne) Dietz, she was born in Fitz Henry on July 14, 1939. Bertha was a 1957... View Obituary & Service Information
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