Cumberland Times-News


March 1, 2014

JOHN L. DIEHL [Sunnyside]

SUNNYSIDE — John L Diehl, 93, of Sunnyside, passed away Feb. 28, 2014 at the Allegany County Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born April 6, 1920, in Mount Savage, he was the son of the late John F. Diehl and Lula Ann Michaels. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Rose Diehl; a son, John W. Diehl, four sisters and five brothers.

John worked for Ritchie trucking formally Winner Brothers Coal Company. He was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran and member of the 104th Infantry Division in Europe; and a member of Farrady Post 24 American Legion.

Surviving are one brother, James Diehl, Michigan; daughter-in-law, Patricia Diehl, New Jersey, and friend Dale Clark of Mount Savage.

John was cremated in accordance with his wishes.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m.

Inurnment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

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