Juan R. Deitrick


Juan R. Deitrick, 86, of Dornsife, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, surrounded by his family.
He was born Nov. 12, 1932, in Shamokin, a son of the late David and Bernetice (Gillespie) Deitrick. On Dec. 31, 1956, he married the former M. Phyllis Crissinger who preceded him in death on July 9, 1990.
Following high school, Juan served in the Navy and was honorably discharged in 1955. He was very proud of his military service.
He retired on Jan. 1, 1995, from AMP Inc., Selinsgrove.
He attended Selinsgrove Church of the Nazarene.
Juan enjoyed hunting. He also enjoyed rollerskating with his friends, which he had done well into his 70s.

He is survived by one son, Max Deitrick of Harrisburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Micah Mosey of Port Trevorton; three grandchildren, Taylor Deitrick, Derek Mosey and Elizabeth Mosey; his loving companion of almost 20 years, Pearl Stout, and her family; one brother, Carl Deitrick of Shamokin; several sisters-in-law; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Wayne; and daughter-in-law, Angela Deitrick.
Friends and family are invited to the viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Charles Melton officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the American Legion Post 25 and the V.F.W. Post 6631, both of Selinsgrove.
Burial will be private in Rebuck Wesleyan Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in Juan's honor to the American Stroke Association, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.
Published on June 10, 2019
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5 posts

Bonnie Goff
Jun 13, 2019
I worked with him at Amp in Selinsgrove
What a very nice man and great person to be around. May the memories you have of him put smiles on your faces. So sorry for your families loss.
David and Freda Crissinger Babb
Jun 12, 2019
So sorry for your loss, Max and Susan. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. 🙏
Tim and Cindy Wilt
Jun 12, 2019
Our condolences. There are no words to soften the pain of your loss
He is at rest and will feel no pain. Take comfort in his presence around you, know he will always be with you.
Terry Ward
Jun 12, 2019
I worked with Juan at Amp, he was a fine gentleman and he will be missed.
Judy Crissinger Smith
Jun 12, 2019
Remember & cherish all the good times you've had together.
My prayers & sympathy to the families.