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Catherine I. (Meissner) Dietz

March 24, 1924 ~ April 26, 2021 (age 97)

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Catherine I. Dietz, resident of Milford, NH died on April 26, 2021 at her home.

She was born in Valhalla, NY on March 24, 1924, a daughter of Charles and Roselean (Bray) Meissner.  She graduated from Irvington High School, Class of 1946 and made her home in Tarrytown, NY for over 60 years. 

She had been employed by Eastern Aircraft and earned the Navy E as a Rosie the Riveter and had also worked for U.S. Gypsum Corporation for many years. 

Catherine was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Milford for several years and while living in New York, she was a member of Church of the Transfiguration.

She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Richard J. Dietz, who died in 2009.

Family members include two daughters and sons-in-law, Catherine A. and Frank Lifrieri of Naugatuck, CT, and Margaret R. Mahony Regan and Richard Regan of Milford, with whom she made her home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas A. and Sheri Dietz of Mahopac, NY, and Michael C. and Toni Dietz of Putnam Valley, NY; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021 from 4:00-8:00pm in the Coffey Funeral Home, 91 North Broadway, Tarrytown, NY.  A mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 10:00am at Church of the Transfiguration, Tarrytown, NY.  Burial will be in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to or Camp Read Association,

c/o Bill Daley, President, 3220 Mohegan Ave., Mohegan Lake, NY 10547

Please make checks payable to: CRAGHV, BSA

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April 30, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Coffey Funeral Home
91 North Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Mass of Christian Burial
May 1, 2021

10:00 AM
Transfiguration Church
268 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

May 1, 2021

11:00 AM
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
540 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

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