Diestler, Dennis W.
Diestler, Dennis W. age 70 of Green Twp., NJ passed away Tuesday February 21, 2017 at the Hackensack Medical Center following a long illness. Born and raised in West Paterson, Dennis has resided in Green Twp. for over forty seven years.
Son of the late Frederick and Josephine (Reichel) Diestler, Dennis was a graduate of West Paterson High School class of 1964. He proudly served in the United States Navy as a Petty Officer 3rd class on a Destroyer as a signalman during the Vietnam War. Mr. Diestler was a member of the Teamsters Local 408 union, NJ and had worked as a Truck driver for many years until his retirement.
A member of the American Legion Post 0164 Hackettstown, NJ, he was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Dennis was in the Alumni of the USS Warrington and the Newman K. Perry. A friendly and sociable man, Dennis enjoyed fishing, boating and gardening. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Pre deceased by his sister Joy Hartmann, Dennis is survived by his beloved wife Joyce A. (Stolarz), his son Peter and his wife Karin Diestler, as well as his cherished grandchildren Jonathan Diestler and Lauren and her husband Joshua Hawk.
Memorial visitation will be held Saturday March 4, 2017 from 11 to 5 PM with Memorial services at 1 PM all at Wild West City #50 Lackawanna Dr. Byram Twp., NJ. In lieu of flowers memorials in Dennis’s memory may be made to a favorite charity of choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home #156 Main St. Newton, NJ.