DONALD F. DEITZ, SR.
Donald F. Deitz, Sr., 79, of Camp Hill, passed away on March 28, 2021 at Penn State Holy Spirit Hospital.
Born August 24, 1941 in Shamokin, he was the son of the late David and Natalie (Laux) Deitz.
He was a graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School and then served his country in the U S Air Force during the Vietnam War.
Donald was a retired Firefighter from the Harrisburg Bureau of Fire. Additionally he was retired from Dauphin County Emergency Management Agency as a dispatcher.
He was a Past President of the Dauphin County Volunteer Fireman’s Association and the Southeastern Volunteer FIreman’s Association; board member of Pennsylvania National Fire Museum; Vice President of Pennsylvania Pump Primers; member of SPAAMFFA and the Cumberland County Firepolice.
Donald was the proud owner of his pride and joy a 1968 American LaFrance Engine.
Surviving are his loving wife: Darlene (Fenicle) Deitz; daughter: Lisa (Bernie) Kulkusky of Middletown; son Donald F Deitz, Jr. (Margaret) of Harrisburg; step daughters: Natalie Grubb (Mark) of Highspire; Sherry Ronan (Lynn) of Carlisle; a sister: Mary Carol Brindle (George) of Lewisberry; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 12 Noon from the Wiedeman Funeral Home, 357 S. Harrisburg Street, Oberlin with the Rev. Dennis E Snider officiating. Burial, with military honors, will be in Churchville Cemetery, Oberlin. Viewing will be at the Wiedeman Funeral Home one Thursday from 10:00 AM until time of service. Current Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines will be observed. Face masks and social distancing are required.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to PNFM, 1820 N. 4th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102.
Ronan Funeral Home, Carlisle, is handling arrangements.
On-line condolences at www.ronanfh.com
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