Susan Kay Diethrich
October 13, 2022
Susan Kay Diethrich, 77, of Martinsburg, passed away early Sunday morning, Oct. 2, 2022, at UPMC Altoona from a pulmonary embolism following a brief fight against stage four lung cancer that had been discovered only recently.
She was born Dec. 9, 1944, in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Sara K. (McKnight) Diethrich. The family relocated to Cabbage Creek in Roaring Spring, following her father’s service in the armed forces where they resided with maternal grandparents Anna and E. Wilson Myers before building a neighboring home of their own.
She was preceded in d...