Eva A. Dittmar
Eva A. Dittmar
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A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30pm on Wednesday December 23, 2020 at St. Peter's RC Church, 1017 Keator Ave, Rosendale, NY 12474. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Rosendale. If you would like to attend, please reserve your space here:

Eva A. Dittmar, 97, of Rosendale, NY, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2020 at home. She was born on January 5, 1923 in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania daughter of the late Azaria and Domenica (Organtini) Marchetti. Eva was married to the late John F. Dittmar. John passed away on September 10, 2009.

She was a graduate of Kingston High School and later worked with her husband selling Advertising Specialties as well as keeping the books at their family business, Valley Press. She enjoyed gardening, nature, cooking, eating lots of butter, and above all, spending time with her family. She was a Parishioner of St. Peter's RC Church in Rosendale and was an avid reader of the Bible.

Eva is survived by her children, Lynn Reisigl of Jupiter, FL, Martha Kandl and her husband Philip of Rosendale, her siblings, William Marchetti, Sr. and his wife Dotti of Kingston, Ellen Tompkins and her husband Harry of Poughkeepsie, Ida Merigliano of Kingston, her grandchildren, Melanie Hogan, Danielle Reisigl, Suzanne Sagar, and James Reisigl, Jr., four great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents she is predeceased by her children, Peter Dittmar and Pamela Sagar, her son in law, James Reisigl, and her siblings, Euclide Marchetti, Ben Marchetti, Anteo Marchetti, Olga Troiano, and Ulysses Marchetti.

Arrangements entrusted to A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, Kingston, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30pm on Wednesday December 23, 2020 at St. Peter's RC Church, 1017 Keator Ave, Rosendale, NY 12474. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Rosendale. If you would like to attend, please reserve your space here:

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Peter's RC Church, PO Box 471, Rosendale, NY 12472 (please note: Attn: Fr. John, In memory of Eva Dittmar), or which is an organization devoted to helping people with mental illness. A tribute for Eva can be found at, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family.

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J Joce mu8 on Jan 3, 2021

She will be missed everyday.

E Eileen Marchetti Martwig on Dec 24, 2020

Aunt Eva was a beautiful woman inside and out. She had a wonderful sense of humor. i remember spending nights there in Cottekill in the old farm house, the barn dance many years ago. I remember being there in July and we played Christmas carrolls.
I'll always remember her calling for us kids, "YOOHOO". So many wonderful memories. And when she and Dad were together they were like two little kids, giggling and laughing.
Now Heaven is celebrating her arrival
You were the best Aunt Eva!

M Maria Paul on Dec 23, 2020

Aunt Eva,
You taught me grace in the face of adversity, compassion instead of judgement, and above all, faith, gratitude and hope. You were a guiding light in the defining moments of my childhood, and throughout so many moments in my life. I treasure the little notes you would send, and I smile at the memories of so many good times at your house. You gave us all unconditional love and acceptance, introduced us to wheat germ, and shared your love of butter, gardening and your disregard for one way streets. Thank you for all your gifts... rest easy in heaven with those you love.
God Bless... Maria

J Joce mu8 on Dec 22, 2020

Aunt eva is nice person to everybody

D Debbie Murray on Dec 22, 2020

Aunt Eva truly showed us all how to live: No matter what happens in life, your attitude can make or break you. She never lost her sense of humor, her goodness, and her faith in God.

A Alice Chahanovich on Dec 21, 2020

Eva was an inspiration to all. A Legend. She shared and gave so much joy to all. Her sense of humor will be missed along with her company. She was my best friend. She is home with her loved ones and of course GOD who she was so faithful to. Love to all in the family. Love, Alice ❤️

W William Marchetti on Dec 21, 2020

What an amazing full of life woman. She will be sorely missed.

G Gina DiGuardia on Dec 21, 2020

When I think of Aunt Eva, my heart beams with fullness. She had that effect on people. She never knew she had limitations or challenges... at least she never acted as though she did. I feel blessed to have known her- to have felt special in her presence as so many others did. She will forever have an impact on me. No doubt, the skies have gained an Angel and I’m quite sure those that were closest to her will forever feel her presence. May you all find comfort in this time of loss. Sending love, Gina D. (Greg’s 1st wife)



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