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Obituaries > DIETZ, WARREN C.

Warren C. “Dut” Dietz, 85, of Bethlehem Township, NJ, died Tuesday, August 1, 2006 in Warren Hospital. Born on April 1, 1921 in Flemington, NJ, he was the son of the late Henry P., Sr. and Mary McKeon Dietz. He and his wife, the former Phyllis Foose, were married May 24, 1945. He worked in the coding department at Riegel Paper Corp. before his retirement. He was a 1939 graduate of Flemington High School. He served in the Marines during World War II as a Marine Raider, where he was involved in five invasions and was wounded in Guam. He loved his family. He was an avid gardener, reader and traveler. “Dut” was a member of the Purple Heart Veterans Association, VFW Post #7857 in Milford; the American Legion in Alpha; Disabled American Veterans; Holland Township Senior Citizens; the Marine Raider Association and the Sixth Marine Division Association. In addition to his wife, Phyllis, he is survived by two sons, Michael D. and his wife Evelyn of Emmaus, and Thomas “Tad” and his wife Robin of Mansfield Township, NJ; a daughter-in-law Karen Dietz Shaw of Towanda, PA; a brother, Alexander Zanetti of Whiting, NJ; a sister, Margaret Dietz of North, VA; six grandchildren, Danielle, Shel, Heidi, Joel, Jim and Alyssa; and nine great-grandchildren, Lexie, Jackie, Gregory, Matthew, Nicholas, Logan, Luke, Dylan and Dustin. A son, John W. died in 1989; and a brother, Henry P. Dietz, Jr. died earlier.