John Eugene “Gene” Deitman

John Eugene “Gene” Deitman, age 69, DuBois, PA passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, September 6, 2014.

He was born January 25, 1945 in Indiana, PA, the son of the late John Edward & Agnes “Avy” (McCullough) Deitman.

He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Gene had been a founding partner of O.C.I. Division of Global Drilling Suppliers, Inc. in Brookville. He previously worked for Star Iron Works of Big Run. Gene loved to work and valued the friendship of his co-workers. His jobs required extensive travel within the United States, Central and South American, and Asia. In his early years, Gene was a brick and stone mason. He made friends everywhere he went because of his sense of humor, quick wit, and infectious laugh. In his spare time, Gene loved to hunt, fish, and spend time at his camp.

Above all else, he cherished his family. He is survived by his wife, Janice Myers Deitman, daughter, Beth Ann Landini of DuBois, and son, Chris Deitman of Elbridge, NY. His grandchildren are Ryan Wilson, Brandon Landini, Nathan Landini, John Deitman, and Amanda Deitman; and step grandchildren, Bill Martens and Emily Martens. He also left behind a brother, Donald Deitman and his wife, Barbara of Oxford, NJ and a sister, Susan Deitman Miller of Cookport, PA, a nephew, Bill Deitman and his wife, Lucinda of Georgia and a niece Kelly Deitman of Colorado.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 12, 2014 from 4-8 P.M. from the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 10 A.M. from Christ Lutheran Church with Pastor Amy Miller and Pastor John Miller co-officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Indiana, PA.

Memorial donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 875 Sunflower Drive, DuBois, PA, 15801 and/or the Heart Center of Penn Highlands Healthcare, 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801 and /or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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