He was born Oct. 15, 1944, in Trafford, a son of the late William J., Sr. and Mary K. Lander Diemert. Bill was a member of the Herminie United Methodist Church and employed by Student Transportation of America.
Prior to retirement he was employed by the Plum School District as a mechanic and body repairman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Bill was an avid hunter and fisherman.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ann Jordan; and a brother, Thomas Jacob Diemert. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Carol Meyer Diemert of Irwin; daughter, Patricia Lynn Vargo (James) also of Irwin; son, William J. Diemert, III (Lori) of Dawson; sister-in-law, Beverly Diemert of Red Lion, Pa; five grandchildren, Christopher & Daniel Vargo, Ashley & Caitlin Diemert and Christian Little; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at 1 PM in the Herminie United Methodist Church, with Pastor Al Kimmel officiating. James W. Shirley Funeral Home, Inc. , North Huntingdon, Pa, in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Originally published October 29, 2018.