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Janet C. DizeFebruary 16, 1922 ~ December 9, 2017 (age 95)
Janet C. Dize, age 95, passed away peacefully at Berks Heim on Saturday, December 9, 2017. She was born February 16, 1922 in Scotland to the late William and Helen Craig. Janet grew up in Bowhill, Cardenden Fife, Scotland. She graduated from high school and during World War II served in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAFS). While serving her country, Janet met Walter Dize Jr., who was serving in the 407th Bombardment Squadron stationed in Northern England. Janet and Walter were married on December 30, 1944, in Cardenden Fife, Scotland. In 1946 Janet came to the United States as a war bride aboard the Queen Mary. On February 10, 1950 she became a naturalized citizen. Janet and Walter initially lived with his parents in Wexford, PA until 1954 when they moved to the home they built together in Marshall Township. Janet was an active member of Mars United Presbyterian Church. For several years she was employed by the Pine-Richland School District as a cafeteria worker. In February 2011, Janet moved to Keystone Villa, Fleetwood. Janet is survived by her son, Spencer C. Dize, and his wife, Daphne Martens of Wyomissing, PA; grandchildren Christopher J. Dize of West Chester, PA; Natalie R. Madeira and her husband, Jeffrey of Kunkletown, PA; Nicholas A. Dize of Tucson, AZ and great-granddaughter, Eva L. Madeira. Janet is also survived by sister-in-law Jean Staley of Mars, PA and nieces and nephews in Scotland, PA and FL. Her husband preceded her in death. A funeral service for Janet will be held at McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home Inc., 238 Crowe Ave. PO Box 811 Mars, PA 16046 on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM. A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Pine Township, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mars United Presbyterian Church, 232 Crowe Ave. PO Box 805, Mars, PA 16046. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.