Thomas B. Ditzler, 79, of Pottsville, PA, passed away Friday, July 16th, at home surrounded by family.
Born in Schuylkill Haven, PA on January 28, 1942, he was a son of the late Solomon Dewey Ditzler & Bessie (Sterner) Ditzler.
He was the husband of Patricia L. (Dullard) Ditzler.
Tom was of the Lutheran faith.
He was formerly employed in the mining industry; and had also worked as a self-employed truck driver.
Tom was a social member of the AMVETS, Pottsville.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by four daughters: Deborah, wife of Greg Reed, of Auburn;Melissa, wife of Jim Close, of Peach Mountain; Carol Jean Reigel, of Middleport; & Christine, wife ofJoe Cookson, of Pottsville; and two sons: Robert, husband of Chrissy Ditzler, of Tremont; & Thomas, husband of Lucy Ditzler, of Reiley Township. Tom is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, & great-great-grandchildren, and a brother, Larry Ditzler, of Lake Wynonah.
In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by three brothers: Ronald, Donald, & Kenneth Ditzler, and a sister: Carol Ahrensfield.
A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be conducted by Pastor Jack Murray at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc., Schuylkill Haven, on Wednesday, July 21st at 10:30 AM.
A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 AM until the time of service on Wednesday.
Interment will follow the service at Manbeck's Cemetery, Rock, PA.
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