Phyllis Bak-Dietrich

August 27, 2019





Phyllis Bak-Dietrich, 74, of Fernandina Beach, FL passed away August 27, 2019.


She was born in Toledo, OH and was a 1962 graduate of Rogers High School in Toledo.  She moved to Fernandina Beach 16 years ago from Macon, GA and was employed by the Ritz Carlton of Amelia Island as an administrative assistant in the sales office.  Mrs. Bak-Dietrich was  a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and the St. Michael's Women's Club.  She was active in the community with feeding the hungry, volunteering at Gracie's Kitchen and with Hope House.


She was predeceased by her parents, Felix S. and Stella Polaski Bak; and a brother in law, Terrence P. Feldhaus.


Survivors include her husband of 41 years, John G. Dietrich of Fernandina Beach, FL; step son and daughter in law, Dwight D. and Cheryl Dietrich of Savannah, GA; step daughters and sons in law, Darlene and Jim Wilder of Largo, FL and Denise and Troy Salley of Rochester, NY;  sister, Joyce Bak-Feldhaus of Franklin, NC; and grandchildren, Emily Marie and Sara Jena Dietrich, and Troy Aaron Salley.


A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 28, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Fernandina Beach, FL.


In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial donations be made to either Community Hospice & Palliative Care of N. E. Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32257 ( or the National Parkinson Foundation, 200 S. E. 1st. St., suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 (






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