Deitz, Anna Marie CLIFTON PARK Anna Marie (Betzwieser) Deitz, 85, formerly of Albany died, New Year's Day, January 1, 2013. Born in Albany and a graduate of the former Vincentian Institute she was the daughter of the late Albert and Katharina (Doeren) Betz-wieser. Anna was a devoted wife and mother and cherished spending time with her grandchildren. She was a former member of the Normanside Country Club where she loved to play golf and bridge. She was a longtime Communicant of the former Church of the Holy Cross. Anna was the wife of the late John F. Deitz Sr.; beloved mother of Carol A. (late Robert) Grems of Virginia Beach, Va., Sharon M. (Thomas) Pasquini of Kingwood, Texas and John F. (Ann) Deitz Jr. of Clifton Park; loving grandmother of Eric (Jennifer) and Michael Grems, Thomas (Elisabeth), Brian (Olivia) and Leanne Pasquini, Justin and Katharina Deitz; sister of Erwin B. (late Margaret) Betzwieser of Albany. She is also survived by several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 8:15 a.m. from the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, 490 Delaware Ave., Albany thence to St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 391 Delaware Ave., Albany where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited and may also call at the funeral home on Friday, January 4, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, 1389 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12205. Those who wish may send memorial contributions in Anna's name to Community Hospice of Saratoga County, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. For on line condolences, please visit www. danielkeenanfuneralhome.com
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Published in Albany Times Union from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2013