John Eugene "Gene" Deitman

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John Eugene "Gene" Deitman, 69, DuBois, passed away unexpectedly at his home Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.
Born Jan. 25, 1945, in Indiana, Pa., he was the son of the late John Edward and Agnes "Avy" McCullough Deitman.
He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Gene had been a founding partner of O.C.I. Division of Global Drilling Suppliers Inc., in Brookville. He previously worked for Star Iron Works of Big Run.
Gene loved to work and valued the friendship of his co-workers. His jobs required extensive travel within the United States, Central and South America and Asia.
In his early years, Gene was a brick and stone mason.
He made friends everywhere he went because of his sense of humor, quick wit and infectious laugh.
In his spare time, Gene loved to hunt, fish, and spend time at his camp.
Above all else, he cherished his family.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Myers Deitman; daughter, Beth Ann Landini of DuBois; and son, Chris Deitman of Elbridge, N.Y.; grandchildren: Ryan Wilson, Brandon Landini, Nathan Landini, John Deitman and Amanda Deitman; and step-grandchildren, Bill Martens and Emily Martens. He also left behind a brother, Donald Deitman and his wife, Barbara, of Oxford, N.J.; and a sister, Susan Deitman Miller of Cookport; a nephew, Bill Deitman and his wife, Lucinda, of Georgia; and a niece, Kelly Deitman of Colorado.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Christ Lutheran Church, DuBois, with Pastor Amy Miller and Pastor John Miller co-officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Indiana, Pa.
Memorial donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 875 Sunflower Drive, DuBois, PA. 15801 and/or the Heart Center of Penn Highlands Healthcare, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801 and/or the .
Online condolences may be made at www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
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Du Bois, PA 15801
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Published in The Courier Express from Sept. 8 to Sept. 10, 2014
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