Diane E. Deeter
Diane E. Deeter, 61, of Utica, passed away at the Meadville Medical Center on December 11th, 2018.
Born on November 12, 1957 in Meadville, she was the daughter of the late Wayne Eugene and Rose Eileen (Ralph) Deeter.
Diane was a 1975 graduate of Franklin High School.
She worked as a Human Resources Manager at the K-Mart in Meadville, where she worked for over 20 years until the store's closing. She also did bookwork for her family's dairy business.
Diane had a passion for life and enjoyed the little things. She was an avid supporter and was involved in Venango County 4-H, where she was once a previous member. Diane also loved to shop and take photos, most notably of her many nieces and nephews.
Most of all, however, Diane cherished her family, especially her nieces and nephews, as they were her life.
Diane was survived by her fiance, Dave Smith; her brother, Robert Lynn Deeter and his wife, Debra, of Utica; her sister-in-law, Debra A. Deeter of Utica; her nieces Holly Johnson and her husband, Kevin, of Cochranton, Paula Leonhart and her husband, Brian, of Cranberry Township, Barbie Tolla and her husband, Dan, of Orwell, OH and Becky Deeter of Utica; and her nephew, Brad Deeter and his wife, Brittany, of Cochranton.
She is further survived by her great-nieces, Madison Rose Johnson, Brooke Nicole Tolla, Lilly Jean Tolla, Brynlee Jean Deeter, and Brendall Rose Deeter; her great-nephews, Kyle Ross Johnson, Brandon Wayne Deeter, and Dustin Paul Tolla; her special friend and cousin, Kelly Whitling of Kennerdell; and several other cousins.
In addition to her parents, Diane was preceded in death by her brother, Paul Deeter.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin, PA 16323, from 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm.
Funeral services for Diane will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 at the Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc. at 1 pm with her cousin, Reverend Mark Deeter, pastor of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Rimersburg, PA, and Reverend Doug Strawn, pastor of the Wesleyan Methodist Church of Canal Township, co-officiating.
Interment will be held at Peters Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made in Diane's name to Venango County 4-H, 867B Mercer Road, Franklin, PA 16323, the Venango County Fair, Inc., 867A Mercer Road, Franklin, PA 16323, and/or to the Utica Ambulance Service, 3860 Academy Street, Utica, PA 16362.
To send cards, flowers, online condolences or for general information, friends and family are invited to visit www.gardinierfuneralhome.com
Published on December 11, 2018


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