Madeline C (Beary) Ditz

Born: Thu., Feb. 11, 1937
Died: Sun., Sep. 24, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 26, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 26, 2017
Location: Faller Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Wed., Sep. 27, 2017
Location: St. Michael Church

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Madeline C. Beary Ditz, 84,of Fryburg passed away September 24, 2017 at the Clarion Hospital after a lengthy illness.


Born on February 11, 1933 in Shippenville, she was the daughter of Fredrick and Helen Hartle Beary.


She was a graduate of Shippenville High School.


She was married at St. Michael Church on May 9, 1953 to Bernie A Ditz who preceded her in death on November 24, 2010.


Madeline was a member of St. Michael Church in Fryburg.


She enjoyed reading, playing cards, and especially spending time with her family.


Madeline is survived by three daughters: Dian Beary and her husband Dave of Venus, Becky Hoffman and companion Lee Beightol of Venus, and Cathy Strotman and husband Mike of Lake Lucy. Three sons also survive: Ben Ditz of Fryburg, Malcolm Ditz and wife Lori of Lake Lucy, and Fred Ditz and fiancée Deana Schmader of Clarion. A daughter-in-law Barbara Ditz of Lake Lucy, Eleven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren also survive. A sister Helen Walter and husband Roger, brother Robert Beary, sister Lucile Shirey, three sister-in-laws, numerous nieces and nephews and a very good friend Jim Karg, also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death an infant daughter Joyce and a son Valentine. Also preceding her in death were brothers Leonard Beary and Fredrick Lynam and numerous brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws.


Friends will be received at the Faller Funeral Home, Inc. in Fryburg on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. 

Mass of a Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at St. Michael Church in Fryburg, with Rev. Joseph Czarkowski
Pastor presiding.

Interment will be in the St. Michael Cemetery following the mass.


Memorials in Madeline's honor may be made to St. Michael Church in Fryburg.


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DeAnna Windh
   Posted Mon September 25, 2017
Cathy our deepest sympathy at the loss of your mother

Bonnie Hoffman
   Posted Mon September 25, 2017
Sincere and heart-felt sympathy as we grieve and heaven welcomes Madeline home.

Carol Montgomery
   Posted Mon September 25, 2017
Madeline will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her. She was a wonderful, loving, caring mother, grandmother and friend to all. Our prayers, thoughts and sympathy too all the family. God Bless!!

Joy Schwab Shotts
   Posted Mon September 25, 2017
Becky and Family so sorry for your loss, she was a precious lady. Thoughts and prayers are with you, may The Lord give you peace.

Debb Summerville
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
Fred and family,
I'm so sorry to hear the news about your mom.

My Sympathies

Pam Shattenberg-Rapp
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
Sending prayers and sympathy as your family says goodbye to such an amazing woman.

Dan, Lorie Irwin
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
Our deepest condolences. We will greatly miss her loving smile and kindness towards all. Prayers for all of my cousins and their families during their grieving. She was a wonderful person.

Dorothy Beichner
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
Goodbye Madeline, Peace be with you. Hope we will meet again in heaven. You were always the same wherever we met.

Jeff Deitz
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
Our thoughts and Prayers to the Ditz family RIP

Rich and Rita Eck Schaffer
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
Our condolences to Madeline's family. Saw her not too long ago at the rodeo at the Flying W. We had a nice little chat.. She was a very sweet lady. Jerod, you had a lovely grandmother!

Bill and Kathy Kriebel
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
Condolences to the Ditz family. RIP Madeline.

Kimberly (Lee) Thompson
   Posted Tue September 26, 2017
I am so very sorry for the loss of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Theresa Beary Crawford, Willard Beary Jr
   Posted Wed September 27, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for your family during this difficult time.

Theresa, Buddy, Wanda, Karen, Joe, Jenny

deb l fleming
   Posted Thu September 28, 2017
Dear Family,
So sorry to hear of Madeline's passing. She was a great lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Bill and Deb (McCauley) Fleming

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