Max Deitle Memorial Fund

$12,805 of $12k goal

Raised by 232 people in 38 months
Beth Williams  MINERAL POINT, PA
Friends... As you all know, on Thursday, August 29, 15 month old Max fell into the family pool and was life-flighted to Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh. Heroic efforts were made to save this sweet baby. The fight was long and every resource was exhausted, but God Almighty holds him tightly now. In the wake of the devastating loss, Max leaves behind 7 sisters, 1 brother and his loving parents, Rhonda and John Deitle.
We are all helpless at a time like this but all we can do is support them with our love, prayers and donations to assist them with medical and funeral costs. Max's father, John is a self-employed appliance repairman and will be off of work for two weeks. Also, there was no life insurance to off-set funeral costs. Please give freely from your hearts.

In lieu of flowers please help with donating either on this page or mail a check directly to First Commonwealth Bank, 708 W. High St. Ebensburg, PA 15931 in the memory of Max Deitle.
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Update 10
32 months ago

We are holding the 1st Annual Max Deitle Memorial 5K walk/run on May 3, 2014 at the Forest Hills Middle School Cross Country Track. Forms are available for Pre Registration this week. Registration will also be held the day of the Event from 9am- 10:45 and the race will begin at 11am. We will be having a balloon release to remember Max's 2nd Birthday around 12:30. Adult Pre Registration is $15 before
March 31st. Registration the day of the 5k will be $20
Youth 17 and under $10

Lollipop Race (8 and under) will be free!
T-shirts will be ordered for all pre registered runners and will be available on a first come/ first serve basis the day of the race.

If you wish to pre register, please contact Theresa Martinage at or Stacie Miller McCall at and we can email the form to be printed off and sent in. The form is also attached as a picture here and can be downloaded to your computer.

We look forward to an amazing day! This will be a family event so I hope to see you all there!

If you don't live in the area and would like to make a donation to the memorial fund, feel free to contribute here and/or run remotely in Max's memory!
Registration Form
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Update 9
33 months ago

Get ready for the 1st Annual Max Deitle Memorial 5k! Friends of the family came up with the idea to create a memorial fund that will directly benefit first responders and supply them with needed equipment for their vehicles. Many of our first responders and area fire departments are volunteers that depend on donations from the community. What a great way to remember Max!

The 5k will be held at the Forest Hills Jr. High School on May 3rd. If you aren't local and/or can't participate, you can make a donation here on GoFundMe toward this great cause in Max's memory.

More details and updates will be provided as we get closer to the date!

It's been a long and difficult journey for the family. In advance, your support, continued prayers and donations to this great cause are appreciated!

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Update 8
37 months ago

Thank you ALL!

We are at 99% of our goal of 12,000 for the Deitle family!

Let's continue to share as we only have $120 to exceed our second milestone.

Again, on behalf of the family, thank you for your kindness, prayers and support.

Max's family
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Update 7
38 months ago

Thank-you to all who are supporting this heartbroken family with prayers and donations.

Please continue sharing this site with your friends and family. We've had over 1,000 shares, 5,588 visits to Max's Memorial Fund site and 199 donors in 4 days.

On behalf of the Deitle family, THANK-YOU!
Max and his sister Morgan.
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Sue Morefield
32 months ago
Leilani and Aaron Pedroni
32 months ago
Matt & Danielle Dale
32 months ago
Christine Olah
32 months ago

Peace with Max and prayers for his family.

Illuminate Education
32 months ago
Lee and Sandy Georg
36 months ago
William Porter and Family
37 months ago

We pray for God's peace and comfort.

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