Diana Ines (Zando) Puckey

Born: Thu., Jan. 15, 1931
Died: Sun., Sep. 11, 2016


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 14, 2016
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 14, 2016
Location: Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Thu., Sep. 15, 2016
Location: Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home Chapel

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On September 11, 2016, the Angels came and escorted our loved one Diana Ines (Zando) Puckey, age 85, to Heaven, where she will be reunited with her husband, Dale Edward Puckey, Sr.; parents, Valentino and Angela (Frassenei) Zando; sister, Margaret Wright; brother, Carl Zando and many beloved family and friends that have passed before her. Known to all as Dinah Puckey, she was born January 15, 1931 in Slickville and grew up in Large. A resident of Clairton, Dinah worked at Continental Can and was also employed at Pine Run United Methodist Church for 22 years as a custodian. She belonged to the Daughters of America and was very active in her children’s lives. Dinah was a devoted and treasured mother to her daughter, Valerie DeBellis of Clairton and her son, Dale Edward (Shelley) Puckey, Jr. of South Park. She leaves behind grandchildren, Angela (Rocky) Recaldini, David Adam (Tricia) DeBellis, Justin (Terri) Puckey, Bryan (Tara) Puckey, and Sean Puckey; great grandchildren Paige and Ryder Recaldini, Tyler and Hannah DeBellis, Jacob, Kayla, Dylan, Taylor, Alexa and Brooklyn Puckey. She also leaves behind many sister and brother-in- laws, nieces and nephews as well as an extended family that was near and dear to her heart including, John and Lillian Gergley and family, Lynn Moon, and Jackie Borreggine. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 PM. A funeral service will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 10 AM in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Michael Airgood officiating. Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park.

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Paul A. Prosperino
   Posted Mon September 12, 2016
So sorry for your loss. You have my condolences.

Dorothy Sekulich
   Posted Mon September 12, 2016
Diana was my husband's girfriend and we loved each other. She was great. Love, Dorothy

Melissa Maffeo
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
I'm very sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother, there are no words that can explain how important they are to us. I'll keep you in my thoughts and I send my deepest sympathies.

Rick Kurta
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
To the Puckey family I send my condolences. Dinah was a friend to anyone who met her and certainly a star was lit in heaven when she crossed over. I'm sure she is with family long lost and the reunion is a rowdy one. God bless Dinah and give everyone left behind the strength of their beliefs, and to know that God has you all in the hollow of his hand. May God be with you all and make it easier every day to remember all the good times and memories you all made with her.

Mary Kathryn Brenner Judd
   Posted Wed September 14, 2016
Dale and Val, I am sorry for your loss, she was a great person and I know she will be missed by her many friends. Know that you both will be in my heart and prayers. God in peace and RIP to Diana.

Margie brenner Porreco
   Posted Wed September 14, 2016
Deepest sympathy....I remember your mom and dad fondly...they were great neighbors and I can still see her walking up the street to see her parents.

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