Ardith L. (Johns) Holtz

November 22, 1921 - March 13, 2020

Visitation: Services and Interment private


Ardith Lois (Johns) Holtz Born 1921 in Pittsburgh. Died in March 13, 2020. Survived by son, Jay Michael Holtz, Sue (his wife) and two grandchildren, Phil Holtz and the late Marie Holtz.

Graduated from Perry High School in 1940. Completed nursing school at Presbyterian Hospital in 1943 and worked in Pittsburgh. She and her husband Bud, deceased in 2005,
were avid antique collectors and were dealers at the Wexford Antique Center for 35 years; also did antique shows.

Retired when Bud became in ill health. Due to the fact that they had a blind daughter Ardith established the Public School Program for the blind children in Allegheny County
with the help of Dr. Alfred Beattier, she became a certified Braillist. Their daughter died in 2007.

She participated in the Harvard Medical School Nurses Health Study for over 20 years.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice. Service and interment private. Arrangement by Devlin Funeral Home, Inc

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  • Val McGoogan

    My heart goes out to everyone in the Holtz family. I truly enjoyed working with your mom/grandma and I know that she will be missed. God Bless

 

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