Elizabeth Florence Bethea Dietrich
-- Lauren Wiseman - The Washington Post 2009

Elizabeth "Betty" B. Dietrich, 92, who worked in administrative roles for the Federal
Housing Authority from 1934 until her retirement in 1969, died Sept. 15 of congestive
heart failure at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, where she lived since the late

From 1972 until 1982 she was a part-time clothing sales representative for the Hecht Co.
in Silver Spring.

Elizabeth Florence Bethea, a native Washingtonian, was a
1934 graduate of Western
High School.

Her husband of 25 years, John R. Dietrich, died in 1965.

Survivors include two children, Aileen Ferguson of Boyds, John R. Dietrich Jr. of
Mechanicsville, Va.; and four grandchildren.