Beulah A. Dietz
Beulah A. Dietz, age 79, of State Route 267 in Glenmoor died at home on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 after a lengthy illness.
Born in New Cumberland, W.Va. on October 16, 1929, Mrs. Dietz was the daughter of the late Jesse and Dora Fink Colgrove and lived most of her life in this area. A graduate of East Liverpool, Beulah was a local seamstress and craft maker for the past 45 years. Since her retirement, she has supported the Bear Ministry of St. Matthews Methodist Church by making handcrafted outfits for the stuffed bears.
Mrs. Dietz was preceded in death in 2000 by her husband, Richard M. Dietz. They were married in 1950.
Survivors include one son, John A. Dietz and his wife, Shirley, of Wakefield, Va. Five daughters, Lu Blythe and her husband, Robert, of Strasburg, Va., Diane Dietz of Loxahatchee, Fl., Myra Earich and her husband, Glenn, of LaCroft, Polly S. Dietz of Warrenton, Va. and Dora Dietz and her fiancé Mark Kaufman of Glenmoor; 11 Grandchildren and 16 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Lee and Melvin Colgrove and one sister, Clara Colgrove.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 12:00 Noon with Evangelist Will Montgomery of the St. Clair Ave. Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow in the Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Friends will be received at the Calcutta Chapel from 10:00 AM until time of services at 12:00 PM on Saturday.
Family and friends will gather for food and fellowship at the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Hospitality Center at 5th and Jackson Street in East Liverpool immediately following services.
Memorial contributions may be made to either the Bear Ministries of St. Matthews Methodist Church or the Southern Hospice Care.