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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Henry J. Dietz

Henry J. Dietz, 72, of Canonsburg, died Wednesday, August 8, 2012, in Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Mt. Lebanon.
He was born July 22, 1940, in Canonsburg, son of Henry and Naomi Carter Dietz.
Mr. Dietz was a 1958 graduate of Canonsburg High School.
He had worked for the family business, Dietz Bakery in Houston, when he was growing up and as a young adult. He then became a draftsman for Interstate Equipment Co. and for the past 10 years, he drove a school bus for Canon-McMillan School District.
Mr. Dietz was a member of North Strabane Township Volunteer Fire Department when he was younger.
He enjoyed the casino and playing penny slots. He loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.
On September 5, 1989, he married Joann; Mrs. Dietz died July 31, 2012.
Surviving are a daughter, Deborah Pahl (Jeffrey) of Chicago, Ill.; three stepsons, Michael Furline (Adrienne) of Pittsburgh, David Furline (Gretchen) of Canonsburg and Daniel Furline (Faith) of Allison Park; two grandchildren, Thomas and Rachel Pahl; three stepgrandchildren, Toriana, Isabella and Rocco Furline; two sisters, Virginia Walker and Dianna Alderson, both of Meadow Lands; and a brother, David Dietz (JoAnn) of Canonsburg.
A sister, Amelia Alling, is deceased.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, owner/supervisor, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, August 13. Condolences may be left by viewing the obituary at