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88 East Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-3338
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Linda Dittmer

Linda Dittmer (Ratta)

Monday, May 31st, 1920 - Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Linda (Ratta) Dittmer, 98, wife of the late Raymond Dittmer, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Born in Provincia di Chieti, Abruzzi, Italy on May 31, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Nicola and Grace Ratta. She resided in South Meriden. Mrs. Dittmer was a long-time employee of the Meriden Record Journal. She was a parishioner of Holy Angels Church and a member of the Red Hat Society. She was an active member at the Meriden Senior Center.

She is survived by two grandchildren, Adrian Drogan and Adam Drogan and one great-granddaughter, Madelyn Drogan. She is also survived by her cousin, Michael D’Angelo, and her niece, Joan (Dittmer) Kilby. She was predeceased by her daughter, Christine (Dittmer) Drogan, her sister, Ida (Ratta) Hollingsworth and her husband Reginald Hollingsworth.

Friends and family are invited to pay their respects to Linda at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden on Monday, February 25, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Immediately after, friends and family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 p.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels, Holy Angels Church. Burial will immediately follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
    Monday, February 25th, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm
    John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
    88 East Main Street
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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  • Service

    Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 12:30pm
    Monday, February 25th, 2019 12:30pm
    Holy Angels Church
    585 Main Street
    South Meriden, CT 06451
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  • Interment

    Sacred Heart Cemetery
    250 Gypsy Lane
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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Adam Drogan

Posted at 09:01am
My grandmother is in a better place now and I will miss her dearly.

Joy Wysk

Posted at 04:05pm
I'm so sorry to hear about linda.
I used to work with at the record journal many years ago. Prayers to the family.

Susan & Chris Burkhart

Posted at 01:48pm
In loving memory of my aunt - Linda Dittmer - a truly amazing woman I was blessed to have in my life. Rest in peace sweetie - love you always.
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