Edward A. Dietrich
Edward A. Dietrich, of Grove City, passed peacefully at home Friday afternoon, Sept. 13, 2019, following an extended illness. He was 60.
Ed was born in Wheeling, W.Va., on Sept. 26, 1958, to Richard and Anelda (Wahl) Dietrich.
He married Michelle Hughes on Oct. 18, 1986.
Ed was raised in Wheeling and graduated from Wheeling Central Catholic High School.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree from West Virginia University in electrical engineering.
He retired from Instron Corp., Grove City, formerly SATEC, where he worked from 1982 to 2017.
Ed was an active member at The Church of The Beloved Disciple, where he served the church as a trustee for the Beloved Mercy Ministries, pastoral council, was a eucharistic minister, sang in choir and taught CCD.
He was a longtime member of The Knights of Columbus and was a fourth-degree knight. He served as grand knight for several terms.
Ed was an engineering mentor for the Mercer High School Robotics Team. He also served as an assistant scoutmaster for Troop 83, Mercer.
He enjoyed woodworking, model trains and working or fixing just about anything.
Ed loved traveling and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Michelle, at home; two children, Joshua E. Dietrich and wife Mavis and Matthew R. Dietrich and wife Sara; his mother, Anelda Dietrich, Wheeling, W.Va.; a sister, Rose Dimmey and husband Paul; and a brother, Carl Dietrich and wife Michelle.
His father, Richard Dietrich, preceded Ed in death.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's memory may be made to Grove City Community Food Pantry, 114 S. Center St., or The Church of The Beloved Disciple, 1310 S. Center St. Ext., both Grove City, PA 16127.

Edward A., 60, of Grove City.
Calling hours: From 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (9-17-19) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME INC., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City, and 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday (9-18-19) in the day chapel of Church of the Beloved Disciple, 1310 S. Center St. Ext., Grove City.
Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday (9-18-19) in the church, with Fr. Michael Allison as celebrant.
Burial: Center Church Cemetery.
Published on September 14, 2019


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Hilda Rodrigues and family, Mumbai
Sep 18, 2019
Dear Josh, Mavis and Dietrich family,
Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and may the soul of your loved one rest in peace.
Doris, Jacob and Seema family
Sep 16, 2019
Dear Michelle, Josh,Mavis and all Dietrich family. Kindly accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one.May the Lord grant him eternal peace.
Doris and Jacob Lobo, Seema and family.
Sep 16, 2019
Dear Josh, Mavis and Dietrich family. We are sorry to hear of the passing of your loving father. Kindly accept our heartfelt condolences.
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Sep 16, 2019
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Sep 16, 2019
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Sep 16, 2019
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Sep 16, 2019
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Sep 16, 2019
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Alex and Mary
Sep 16, 2019
Our very deepest and heartfelt sympathies to Michelle, Josh and Mavis ; Matthew and Sara ; Carl and Michelle ; mother - Anelda ; Rose and Paul and to all the family. All of you are in our prayers. Those we love don't go away. They walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near.
Audrey Goodrick
Sep 16, 2019
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Will continue to keep you all in my prayers.
Elaine Serge
Sep 15, 2019
My sincere sympathy to you and your family. I have kept you in my prayers and will continue to do so. 😢
Lily Pinto and family, Byculla Mumbai
Sep 15, 2019
Dear Mavis and Josh, we offer our deepest sympathies and condolences to you and your family to bear this irreparable loss. May the Almighty grant his soul eternal peace.
Sep 15, 2019
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Sep 15, 2019
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Lisa Chiazza
Sep 15, 2019
Michelle, Josh and Matt, I am so sorry for your loss.
Jerome D Souza & family Mangalore India
Sep 15, 2019
May the lord grant him eternal peace
Mary Lou glaister
Sep 15, 2019
So sorry machell
Priscilla Simmons
Sep 15, 2019
Mickey and family .Please except my very deepest and heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Thoughts and prayers of comfort for you all.