Ellen Dietz - April 20, 2009

  PAYSON, AZ – Ellen Dietz, 59, formerly of New Baltimore died suddenly on Monday, April 20, 2009.  Ellen was born in the Capital District area daughter of the late Walter and Frances Dietz.  She grew up on the Meadow Falls Farm on Dean’s Mill Road, West Coxsackie, a farm that had been in the family for generations.  She graduated from Coxsackie-Athens High School.  After graduating from Dutchess County Community College and the University of Buffalo she worked over the years in various capacities in the dental health care field.  Most recently she has been author of a monthly newsletter, continuing education courses and a textbook for dental health care workers.

     Survivors include her beloved husband Walter H. Bourguignon of Payson, Arizona;  and her sister Margaret Meyer of Florida.

     Funeral services will be held 10 AM Wednesday, April 29th at the New Baltimore Reformed Church, Rte. 144 and Church St., New Baltimore.  Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Coxsackie.  Friends may call at the church prior to the service starting at 9AM.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the New Baltimore Reformed Church, PO Box 434, New Baltimore, NY 12124.