Judith A. (Witmer) Dietrich, 78, formerly of Narvon, passed away at Landis Homes on Saturday, December 16, 2017 after a courageous battle with Parkinson Lewy Body Dementia. She was the wife of the late James M. Dietrich, who died in 1997.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd K. and Pauline (Rentschler) Witmer.
Judy was graduated from Lampeter-Strasburg High School, class of 1957. She then attended Elizabethtown College for a year. She played Field Hockey at L-S and in 2006, she was inducted into the L-S Athletic Hall of Fame.
She worked as a mail clerk for GAI-Tronics, Mohnton for 34 years, retiring in 2008.
She was involved in the Dog Show world for over 50 years, and owned Dutch Wood Dog Kennels of Reading, PA.
Judy is survived by her companion, Jay P. Evans of Narvon and a daughter, Linda J. Dietrich and a brother, R. Dale married to Judy (Long) Witmer of Manheim.
There will be a viewing on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 10 AM until 11 AM in the Bachman Funeral Home, 7 South Decatur Street, Strasburg, PA. The funeral is 11 AM with Pastor Mark Kopp officiating. Interment will follow in Willow Street Mennonite Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a contribution in memory of Judith A. Dietrich to the Parkinson’s Research Foundation, PO Box 96318, Washington, DC 20090-6318.