Paul D. Dietrich Sr., Former Perry Twp. Supervisor
Paul D. “Red” Dietrich Sr., 90, of Perry Township, passed away on July 1, 2017 at St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading. Born in Reading, PA on April 1, 1927, he was a son of the late Hattie S. (Kohler) and Walter C. Dietrich. He was the widower of Mae I. (O’Meara).
Paul worked as a Car Inspector for 49 years at the Reading Railroad and Conrail. He was also a Perry Township Supervisor for 41 years and a life-long farmer.
Paul is survived by two daughters, Loretta Correll and Judith Fronina, and a son, Paul D. Dietrich Jr., husband of Roseann Dietrich. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren: Louis Fronina Jr. and Sheila, Lisa and Laura Dietrich, and 2 greatgrandsons: Issac and Ian Davis.
He was predeceased by two daughters: Margaret M. and Dr. Patricia D. Dietrich; four brothers: Homer G., John T., Daniel K. and Walter C. Dietrich, and one half-sister Elsie Dietrich.
A Celebration of Life was held on Friday, July 7 at John P. Feeney Funeral Home, Reading, PA and internment was at Fairview Cemetery, Kutztown, PA.
Arrangements by John P. Feeney Funeral Home, Inc., 625 N. 4th St., Reading, PA 19601, 610-372-4160. Condolences may be left at www. johnfeeney funeral home. com.