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Joann M. Dietz

January 30, 1951 — November 11, 2022

Joann M. Dietz age 71 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Friday November 11,2022, in Country Meadows with her loved ones by her side. She was born January 30, 1951, in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Pete and Chestreria Martys Filius. Joann lived her life in Canonsburg where she had been a member of the former St. Genevieve Roman Catholic Church and St Patrick Church of St. Oscar Romero Parish. She was a graduate of Canon-McMillan Sr. High School class of 1968 and attended Robert Morris Jr. College. She was employed for 26 years with Room Full Express, retiring as Office Manager. Joann liked visiting the Amish Country in Ohio and taking mother daughter trips to Lancaster. She just loved snow men. Joann loved to travel to Niagara Falls yearly since spending her honeymoon there and she was a kind and thoughtful person who never had a bad word for anyone. Left behind to cherish her memory are her devoted husband David Dietz, her beloved children, Cindy Dietz of Heidelberg and David Dietz Jr. Of Bridgeville her sister-in-law Virginia Walker (the late Jerry) of Canonsburg, her extended family David and Joyce McKinney, Mike and Diane Rauch, Stephen and Kathy McKinney, Chris and Rita McKinney, John and DeAnna Barton and many loving niece, nephews and cousins. Joann was the last of her immediate family. Deceased is her brother Donald Filius and two brothers who died in infancy.

Family and friends are welcome from 6-8 pm Sunday November 13, 2022, and from 2-4 and 6-8pm Monday November 14, 2022, in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 am on THURSDAY November 17, 2022, in St. Patrick Church of St. Oscar Romero Parish 317 West Pike Street Canonsburg. Interment will follow at 1 pm in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Twp.  In lieu of flowers memorials in Joann’s name are suggested to the Cancer Society, the American Heart Association or to Diabetes Research. To view or extend condolences please visit

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