READ, MARIE, 83
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Ocala - Marie (Dittmann) Read, of Ocala, FL, formerly of New Britain, PA, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2012.
Marie was born in Philadelphia, PA, on June 14, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Mary and Victor Dittmann.
Marie was preceded in death by her loving husband, George E., with whom she had shared 55 years of marriage.
Marie was a dance instructor of Arthur Murray, where she met her husband. She was also a past Ladies Auxiliary member of the Chalfont Fire Company, Chalfont, PA. Her greatest joy, though, came from being a mother and homemaker.
She is survived by her loving son, Timothy P. Read of Ocala, FL; her three loving daughters, Marita A. Kennedy (Mark) of Newnan, GA; Grace M. Gower (Dave) of Seymour, TN: and Dorothy C. Rowedder (Tom) of Richlandtown, PA; her nine loving grandchildren; six great grandchildren and the Sprague family.
Her children would like to thank the staff at Life Care Center of Ocala for the excellent care they provided for Marie over the past eleven years. Services will be private.
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2012