Diane Puesey, 67, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday morning, Feb. 23, 2014, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.
She was born Jan. 26, 1947, in Tiffin, to Logan and Evelyn (Harper) Faris. She spent her childhood in California, where she graduated from Mount Miguel High School and attended Grossmont College. After returning to Tiffin, she attended Tiffin University. She married William Puesey Jr. Sept. 17, 1989, and he survives.
Survivors also include a son, Brett (Amy) Fox of Tiffin; daughter, Cheryl Fox of Fort Pierce, Fla.; three stepsons, William (Vickie) Puesey III of Tiffin, Robert (Unice) Puesey of Burke, Va., and Tracy Coen of Dallas, Texas; a brother, Thomas (Sharon) Faris of Tiffin; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and first husband, Richard Earl Fox.
Diane spent a career between Webster Industries, Fostoria Industries and then retired from Ballreich's. Through the years, Diane was a member of various ladies' auxiliaries including VFW Tiffin Post 2858, DAV, American Legion Post 169, Tiffin Women of the Moose and the AMVETS Post 48. For a number of years, Diane was the chairperson for the local MDA telethon and was an active volunteer with the Commission on Aging and The Ritz Theatre. She was a devoted grandmother and loved watching her grandkids grow up.
Her funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424, with the Rev. Roger DeVaughn officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmont Cemetery, Tiffin.
Friends may visit with the family 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to FACT, The Ritz Theatre or a charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.