Diane D. Heberlein, 71, of Lancaster passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at home. Born in Lancaster and raised in Millersville, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Marianne (Kready) Ditzler. She was the wife of the late Richard F. "Dick" Heberlein who passed away in February 2005.
Diane was a graduate of Penn Manor High school and attended Millersville University where she studied Art Education. She worked at many places, making friends with her dry wit and easy smile. While she was previously employed at Armstrong, RCA, Lancaster Galleries, Weddings by Paulette, and Southern Container (now RockTenn), she worked at Gardner, Russo, and Gardner, LLC at the time of her passing.
She is survived by her daughter, Joanna D. wife of Jeremy Whitcraft of Lancaster, and her son, Mark E. Heberlein husband of Johanna of Reading, PA; four grandchildren, Maddie, Amelia, Autumn, Brendan who were the light of her life; one sister, Peggy Ober wife of David of Lancaster; one brother, Edward Daniel Ditzler husband of Doris of Millersville, a host of loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and a brother-in-law, Jack Shultz of Willow Street. She was preceded in death by her sister, Elissa "Liz" Shultz.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30AM on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 441 N. George St., Millersville, PA 17551. Diane will be laid to rest beside her husband, Richard, in St. Joseph's New Catholic Cemetery. Family and friends will be received from 6-8PM on Friday evening at the funeral home and again from 9:30-10:30AM at the funeral home on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Diane's memory may be made to LEADS, PO Box 1721, Lancaster, PA 17608-1721. To send an online condolence, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com