Jack A. Diedrich, Jr. Age 55 of Bentley Creek, Ridgebury Twp. Passed away at home following a courageous battle with ALS. He was born March 12, 1966, in Des Moines, Iowa son of the late Jack A. & Mary (Logan) Diedrich, Sr. He was a graduate of the University of Hawaii with an engineering degree and was employed as a manager for United Tote at Tioga Downs prior to his illness. Jack was an avid golfer, fisherman loved movies and music. He was a New York Giants and Boston Red Sox Fan and loved all sports. He and the former Mary Beth Robinson were married on April 16, 2007, in Athens and enjoyed their 14 years together.
Survivors include his loving wife and caregiver, Mary Beth Diedrich of Bentley Creek, step-children, Richard (Amber) Burdick of Waverly, Megan (Jarrod) Warner of Troy, grandchildren, James, Hailey, Aarah, Hunter, Colton, Rylee and Ian, a brother, Kevin Diedrich of Iowa and his children Jamie, Jessie, Andrea and Christopher, a sister, Piermaria (Chuck) Bogart of Florida and her children, Brian and Donnie, mother and father-in-law, Marvin & Susan Robinson of Sayre, sister-in-law, Carol Robinson of Sayre, brother-in-law, Patrick (Angela) Robinson of Virginia and their children, Jordan, Sarah and Madison, along with many friends.
Jack was predeceased by his parents.
In keeping with Jack’s wishes there will be no services. Memorials in his memory may be made to Penn State Hershey ALS Clinic and Research Center, 30 Hope Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 or to Guthrie Hospice, 421 Tomahawk Road, Towanda, PA 18848. Arrangements are under the direction of the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street, Wellsburg, NY 14894.
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