Walter K. Dittman

Walter K. Dittman, 99, widower of Josephine S. (Hess) Dittman, passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at Frederick Living.

Born in Perkiomenville, Walter was the son of the late Gottlieb and Eva (Karow) Dittman.

Walter worked for many years at The Boyertown Casket Company in the maintenance department, eventually as supervisor for that area. He was a very active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sassamansville and served on the church council as well as on the property committee. Walter was a general handyman for anything the church needed.

Surviving are two sons: Kenneth T. Dittman, husband of Roxanne, and Randy W. Dittman, husband of Lori. Walter also is survived by five grandchildren: Mark, Alyssa, Ashley, Katelyn, and Jenna, as well as five great grandchildren: Nathan, Alyssa, Aiden, Austin, and Alaina.

A funeral service will take place on Friday, September 10, 2021, at 11AM at ST. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1809 Hoffmansville Rd Sassamansville PA 19472. A viewing will take place from 10AM to 11AM. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to St. Paul’s Shares of Faith.

Morrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (

6 Condolences
  1. Randy and Kenny, so sorry for the loss of your dad. It’s so difficult to lose a parent no matter what age. Prayers for you both and your families. God bless Uncle Walt.

  2. Walter was my uncle . I loved him, didn’t get to see him much as I grew up. Last time I saw him was at his and Aunt Josey’s home. I loved his hugs and his laugh. He will be missed. I love my cousins Ken and Randy alot. Sending love to them and their families.

  3. Kenny and Randy, we are so sorry for the loss of your father. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Missy & Joe

  4. Katelyn, I’m so sorry for your loss…99, wow, that’s awesome. God bless your grandfather…he sounds like one that we all should aspire to be like.
    Rest in Paradise…

  5. I am so sorry for your loss of this wonderful man. I had the pleasure of meeting him and spending time over there with Katie and Jenna. He will be missed. RIP

  6. To the Dittman Family: So sorry to hear. Our thoughts, condolences, and prayers go out to you and you family. You know we are here for you. ~Pastor Ricky

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