William H. S. Dillman
Edith Leah Dellicker
William Ayers Beecher
Emma Laura Whitman
William Andrew Dillman
Helen Whitman Beecher
Judith Adele Dillman


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Judith Adele Dillman 1

  • Born: 16 Dec 1939, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 1
  • Died: 2 Mar 1962, Lower Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA at age 22 1
  • Buried: 6 Mar 1962, Pottstown: Edgewood Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 1

   FamilySearch ID: LVSH-431.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 2 The 1940 census recorded renting at 357 Chestnut St. in the home owned by Annie Roshaw: William Dillamn, lathe hand in stell fabricating co., 33, living with wife Helen, 29; son William L., 10; Joan, 6; and Judith, 3 months old. They were all born in Pennsylvania.
They lived in the same house in 1935.

2. Cause of Death: Accident, passenger in car on Rt. 422 Hit from rear, burst into flames, 3rd degree burns, 2 Mar 1962, Lower Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA. 1

3. Occupation: Registered Nurse on 2 Mar 1962 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 1

4. Residence: 1251 Maple St., Pottstown, PA on 2 Mar 1962 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 1

5. Obituary: The Mercury: obituary of Judith Adele Dillman on 7 Mar 1962 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 3 -----
Funeral Rites Conducted for Crash Victim
Funeral services for Judith Adele Dillman, 22 year old Pottstown nurse who was killed Friday night in a blazing auto crash, were Monday at 2 p. m. from the Schumacher and Reber Funeral home, 359 King street.
Miss Dillman, the daughter of William A. and Helen (Beecher) Dillman, of 1251 Maple street, was riding in a car with her escort for the Charity Ball, Francis W. Wimmer, of Devon, when it was struck in the rear by another auto and burst into flames. The couple died almost instantly.
The Rev. Lewis C. Leaming Jr., pastor of the First Methodist church, officiated, and interment was in Edgewood cemetery, during a brief lull in the gale whihc provided a stark, though peachful snowy background to the brief graveside rites.
Seventy-five nurses and office employes from Pottstown hospital, where Miss Dillman was employed, paid their respects to the family Monday night at the funeral home.
Bearers were: Kenneth Landis Sr., Charles Landis Jr., George Wanter, Milton Sailer, James Brendlinger and Charles E. Houck.


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 028619-62. Judith Adele Dillman. Father William A. Dillman. Mother Helen Beecher.

2 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQCD-BDW William Dillman, Ward 2, Pottstown, Pottstown Borough, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 46-168, sheet 17B, line 78, family 446.

3 The Mercury (Pottstown, PA), 7 Mar 1962, page 7. Obituary of Judith Adele Dillman.

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