Doris T. Deitch

Doris T. Deitch, age 94, of Johnstown, died October 30, 2013. She was born April 27, 1919, Doris Merle Townsend, in Franks, Oklahoma, the daughter of John J. and Alice Townsend.

She was married to John P. Deitch of Bronx, N .Y. for 68 years, passing in August 2012.

She is survived by two sons, Jon Richard Deitch (Nancy) of Alexandria, Virginia and Gregory Deitch (Nancy) of Mayfield, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Shannon Thomarie (Dylan), Kelly Gore, and Meagan Hotteles (Billy); and two great-grandchildren, Lyra Thomarie and Brynn Thomarie; her sister. Joanne Oberding; nieces and nephews.

She was a graduate of Hill’s Business University in Oklahoma City and was employed by the Local Federal Savings & Loans in that city and later for Dorfman & Co. in Gloversville, N.Y.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Johnstown and served one term as Deacon in that church.

There will be no calling hours or funeral service. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Saratoga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Ave., Gloversville, NY 12078. Arrangements are by the Gloversville Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at