Margaret L. Dietterick, 81, of Berwick passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021, at Glenbrook Nursing Home, Berwick where she had been residing for the past 6 years.
Born in Berwick on March 18, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Donald G. and Mildred (Samsel) Kishbaugh. She attended Berwick Schools and in her younger years worked as a nurses’ aide at Berwick Hospital. After marriage, Margaret devoted her time to providing a loving home for her husband and sons. She also babysat for many neighbors, friends, and family.
In 1958, she married Arden D. Dietterick and together they began their adventure. They enjoyed travelling together to fairs and carnivals to watch the entertainment. They raised 3 sons and welcomed several grandchildren in their time together. They celebrated 56 years of marriage just before his passing in 2014.
She will be greatly missed by her sons, David Dietterick and wife Lori, Nescopeck; Daniel Dietterick and companion Sharon, Nescopeck; cherished grandchildren, Joshua Dietterick and companion Erica; Daniel Dietterick Jr; Sarah Carros and husband Peter; David Dietterick and fiancée Megan; adored great grandchildren, Harper, Maverick and Piper. She also leaves behind brothers, Donald Kishbaugh and wife Jean; Ron Kishbaugh and wife JoAnn; sisters, Donna Lutz and husband Cliff; Judy Burns and husband Ron; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Dietterick.
A graveside memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Heller Funeral Home LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck, PA 18635 to help defray her burial expenses.
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