Virginia Lee Herritt Mayes Dieffenderfer, 73, of South Hanover Township, passed away Friday, November 27, 2020, at her home with her loving family by her side.
Born in Lock Haven on August 1, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Betty Seltzer Herritt.
Ginny retired after almost 20 years as a secretary from Honeywell International, Inc., and had previously worked for G.R. Sponaugle & Sons, Inc. She attended St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hoernerstown. Virginia was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 509, Hershey. She loved her family, caring for her pets, traveling especially to the beach, and going shopping.
Ginny is survived by her husband of 44 years, Ralph E. Dieffenderfer, whom she married on July 10, 1976; five sons, Barry Mayes husband of Brooke of Mill Hall, Carl Dieffenderfer of Duncannon, Dean Dieffenderfer of Carlisle, Scott Dieffenderfer husband of Jennie of Hummelstown, and Jesse Dieffenderfer husband of Angie of Linglestown; two daughters, Julie Bobar wife of Stephen of Harrisburg, and Kimberly Tucci wife of Bernie of Hagerstown, MD; one sister, Betty Jean Barto wife of Mick of Avis; one brother, Michael Herritt husband of Sherri of Avis; 17 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren.
Viewing will be held Thursday, December 3, 2020, from 6 to 7 PM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown. The funeral service will follow at 7 PM on Thursday. A private inurnment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to: Residential Home Health of Carlisle, LLC, 100 Sterling Parkway, Suite 100, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.