Olga G. Diederich (nee Smith), 71, of North Ridgeville died Sunday, July 8, 2007. She was born September 29, 1935 in Elyria.
She lived in North Ridgeville until moving to Elyria in the third grade and graduated from Elyria Catholic High School in 1953. She returned to North Ridgeville in 1955.
Olga was a member of St. Peter's Church in North Ridgeville where she was also employed for 23 years retiring in 2000.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Raymond A. Diederich; sons, Allan of Elyria, David of Cincinnati, Gregory of Sheffield Village, Joseph of Avon, and Michael of Tecumseh, MI; daughters, Anne Parsley of Beaver Creek, Debra Tschudy of Huntersville, NC, and Georgine Murra of Howell, MI; 12 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; brother, Thomas Pitts of Elyria; sisters, Dorothy Boreski of Elyria and Betty Eberling of LaGrange.
She was preceded in death by her son, Paul in 1986; sisters, Arlene Krucinski and Clara Jane Linden; parents, Genevieve and Walter Smith.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 P.M. at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Ave., Elyria.
A prayer service will be Thursday 9:15 A.M. at the funeral home followed by a funeral mass at 10 A.M. at St. Peter's Church, 35777 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville. Rev. Charles J. Ryba will be the Celebrant.
Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Elyria Catholic High Educational Endowment Foundation, 725 Gulf Rd., Elyria, OH 44035 or New Life Hospice, 3700 Kolbe Rd., Lorain, OH 44053.