April 26, 1932 - July 19, 2019
Dorothy Dieffenbach, 87, of Dushore, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, July 19, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones. Born April 26, 1932 in Cherry Township, Sullivan County, she was a daughter of the late Milton J. and Edna (Kneller) Weaver. She graduated from Cherry Township High School a member of the class of 1950. Her husband of 55 years, Bud J. Dieffenbach, preceded her in death on August 21, 2007. Dorothy was “Mom” to many due to her 57 years of driving school bus for the Sullivan County School District. She retired at the age of 81 on April 26, 2013. She is survived by six sons, Donald (Annie) Dieffenbach, Thomas Dieffenbach, Tim (Debbie) Dieffenbach, Louie Dieffenbach, Roger Dieffenbach, and Larry (Patty) Dieffenbach; five daughters, Barbara (Paul) Neff, Kathy Fillyaw, Linda (Larry) Hatton, Patty (Mike) Browning, and Lisa (Doug) Dinsdale; a brother, Milton (Marian) Weaver Jr.; a brother-in-law, William (Eve) Dieffenbach; as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by a twin brother, Donald Weaver, and a brother Ernie Huffmaster; a sister, Doris Kinsley; two grandchildren, Bud J. Fillyaw and Randolph Dinsdale; and a daughter-in-law, Petra Dieffenbach. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church-Zion Chapel, 116 Carpenter Street, Dushore, with Rev. Phyllis Pelliter and Rev. Ronald Dyer co-officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Dushore. Friends may call on Friday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter Street, Dushore. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church-Zion Chapel, Dushore, Dushore Fire Company or Guthrie Hospice. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.
Dorothy Dieffenbach, 87, of Dushore, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, July 19, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones. Born April 26, 1932 in Cherry Township, Sullivan County, she was a daughter of the late Milton J. and Edna (Kneller)... View Obituary & Service Information
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