Joan B. Dittman
Joan B. Dittman, 83, of West Mifflin, died on Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, an usher, member of the choir; the Confraternity of Christian Mothers and Guild; and a former member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Duquesne No. 871. She loved to cook and feed people. She was the daughter of the late Josephine Mostic; the beloved wife of 63 years to James F. Dittman Sr.; loving mother of Jerome J. (Beth A.) Dittman of Mesquite, Texas, James F. Dittman Jr., of South Park, Marianne Terrazas, of Fountain Hills, Ariz., Robert B. (Karen) Dittman, of Irwin, Bernard F. (Krisha) Dittman, of Westminster, Md., Linda J. Dittman, of West Mifflin, Cynthia H. Dittman, of Ligonier, and Susan E. (Seth) Gamble, of Bolivar; and grandmother of Angela, Jennifer, Jim, Lauren, Tom, Victor, Jessica, Ryan, Jillian, Rebecca, Margo and Isaac. She was the great-grandmother of Luke and Madeline; and sister of Loretta (Eugene) DeSance, of Lincoln Park, Mich., Elaine Bixler and her son, Donnie, of West Mifflin, David (Mildred) Leskovitz, of Whitaker, Angelo (Maria) Leskovitz, of Inkster, Mich., the late Nicholas Leskovitz and the late Barbara Jean Leskovitz. She is also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, 412-466-3300. A blessing service will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at noon at St. Joseph Church with the Rev. Thomas Lewandowski officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Food Bank, 1 N. Linden St., Duquesne, PA 15110. Joan was an amazing woman. Anyone fortunate enough to experience her unconditional love was forever made a better person.
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