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Ned E. Deitrich Sr.

September 4, 1938 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Ned E. Deitrich Sr.,83, of Lamar, formerly of Bellefonte, passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at the Mount Nittany Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 4, 1938, in Bellefonte, a son of the late Leslie J. and Mary K. Smith Deitrich. Ned was a lifetime dairy farmer beginning as a teenager on his family farm. He was proud to be a farmer and took measures to increase herd quality and the products he delivered. He was a graduate of Walker Township High School class of 1956 where he was on the soccer team. He was a lifetime member of Walker Township Fire Co. since 1972 and had been a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ, Hublersburg. He had been a 4H leader and a member of the Young Farmers of Centre County. Ned enjoyed traveling and along with his companion Shirley they traveled throughout the U.S. including numerous trips to Alaska.

Ned is survived by his companion of 38 years, Shirley Leitch, at their home, two daughters, C. Nadine Deitrich of Bellefonte, and Kimberly (Bill) Cogan of Howard, two sons, Ned E. (Jackie) Deitrich Jr., and Doylan J. "Butch" Deitrich all of Bellefonte, a brother, Donald (Dollie) Deitrich of Mingoville, three sisters, Phyllis Wallace Young of Bellefonte, Marlene (Kay) Emerick also of Bellefonte, and Judi Deitrich of Howard, six grandchildren, Doylan Jr., Dylan, Megan, Dustin, Colton, and Lizzie, as well as many nieces and nephews. Along with his parents he was preceded by two brothers, Leslie Jr., and Ray Deitrich, and three sisters, Lois Miele, Norma Barnes, and Shirley Johnson.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, at noon at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main Street, Howard with Pastor David Pencek officiating. Friends will be received from 10:00 A.M. until noon. Memorial contributions may be made to Walker Twp. Fire Company, P.O. Box 110, Mingoville, Pa. 16856 or to St. Mark Lutheran Church, 850 Snydertown Road, Howard, PA. 16841.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 24, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Kader-Neff Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
135 West Main Street
Howard, PA 16841

Funeral Service
Friday
December 24, 2021

12:00 PM
Kader-Neff Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
135 West Main Street
Howard, PA 16841

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