John Diebus Jr., 87, of Lebanon, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023, at the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth M. (Weierbach) Diebus.

Born in Liebling, Romania, on April 25, 1936, he was the son of the late John Diebus Sr. and the late Elisabeth (Marz) Diebus.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, is a daughter, Rose Kolonauski, wife of Charles, of Elizabethtown; four stepchildren, Jeffrey Chernich, of Lebanon, Keith Reist, husband of Maria, of Lebanon, Karen Peavy, wife of Philip, of Lebanon, and Kay Reist, of Lancaster; a sister, Elizabeth Guy, of Dansville, NY; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Adam Diebus and Freidrich “Fritz” Diebus.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, Annville is handling arrangements.