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Gladys F. Diehl


1913 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Gladys F. Diehl Obituary
GLADYS F. DIEHL Gladys F. Diehl, 101, of Lansdale, died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Dock Terrace. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Chester F. Diehl, DVM, who died in November 1984. Born February 9, 1913 in Bedminster Twp., Bucks Co., she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Ella (Landes) Fretz. Mrs. Diehl graduated from Lansdale High School in 1931, Abington Hospital School of Nursing in 1934, and received her BS Degree from Kutztown University in 1964. She was employed with Abington and Grand View hospitals, Dr. George Schaffer (Dublin, PA), and with Pennridge School District as an elementary school nurse from 1957 until her retirement in 1972. Gladys was a longtime member of Deep Run West Mennonite Church. She is survived by three sons, David C. Diehl and his wife, Kathy, of Kempton, PA, Dr. Donald A Diehl and his wife, Laura, of Forest, VA, and J. Robert Diehl and his wife, Debra, of Kamuela, HI; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by three brothers; four sisters; and three step-sibLings. Funeral services and burial will be private in Durham Cemetery, Bucks County. Arrangements are by the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale. For those desiring, contributions may be made to Deep Run West Mennonite Church, 1008 Deep Run Road, Perkasie, PA 18944.
Published in The Reporter on Apr. 5, 2014
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