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1950 DWIGHT 2017


December 19, 1950 — December 8, 2017

Dwight D. Dittsworth, 66, Altoona, died Friday at UPMC Altoona.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Russell E. and Rita Marie (Shannon) Dittsworth.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy J. (Weigand) Dittsworth, whom he married in May 2012; two daughters: Amber and Laura; a son, Shane; seven grandchildren: Saige, Navina, Dean,Wyatt, Ethan, Quintin and Jacob; four sisters: Colleen Hoffman, Claudette Baughman, Charlene Sponsler and Celeste DePaolis; two brothers: Dwayne and Daryl; three stepchildren: Wallace Quarry, Michael Quarry and Kristie Clayton; and five stepgrandchildren.

He was a graduate of Altoona High School, and retired in 2005 as a pipefitter from Norfolk Southern. He was a member of the Cathedral of The Blessed Sacrament, where he served as an usher. He was also a member of the Bavarian Aid Society, Riggles Gap Sportsmans Club and the Altoona Sportsmen's Club.

Dwight enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking, biking and gardening. He loved his family and his grandchildren.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or service. A private committal will be held at Grandview Cemetery. 

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