Meadville Tribune

May 2, 2013

Dr. Arthur G. (Jerry) Deininger

Meadville Tribune

PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. — Dr. Arthur G. (Jerry) Deininger, 79, born in Quincy, Mass., and raised in Hubbard, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Putnam Valley, N.Y. He was a son of the late Mildred Lloyd Deininger and Arthur Gerald Deininger Sr.

Dr. Deininger attended Ohio State University, Penn State Medical School and the Catholic University of Louvain Medical School, Belgium. He performed his internships at St. Francis and St. Margaret’s hospitals in Pittsburgh, before opening his private family practice in Meadville. After 34 years of family practice service in Meadville, he continued in medicine, becoming an emergency physician with numerous hospitals, many in government facilities, culminating in his final position with West Point Naval Hospital, where he worked until January 2013. He was boarded in family practice and emergency medicine.

Dr. Deininger was an avid fisherman and loved hunting and skiing. He took great pride in the thousands of babies he delivered at Meadville Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Carol Mossman Deininger; two sons, Brendan and Kenneth Deininger; three daughters, Kate Fens, Sandra Bernard and Christine Hollenbeck; five grandchildren, Elise and Alex Fens, Robert and Benjamin Schouten and Molly Kechter; a stepdaughter, Amy Sternberg; and a stepgranddaughter, Sabrina Sternberg. He is also survived by cousins, James and Ginny Brown, Pam and Lavell Smith, Tom and Fay Brown and NoraBelle and Roger Wilcox; plus a niece, Karen Haun; two nephews, Tony and Philip Rice; great-nephews, Nathan and Parker Haun, Anthony and Sam Rice; and great-niece, Elizabeth Rice.

A private service will be held in Hubbard, Ohio, for family only.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Any cards or letters may be sent in care of Karen Haun, 5993 Pettis Road, Cochranton, Pa. 16314.