Schenectady - Diane R. Paturso, 76, joined her loving husband on Friday, July 9, 2021.
Born in Bronx, NY, Diane moved to Schenectady in 1963. She worked for Price Chopper in Schenectady for many years before retiring. She was a faithful member of St. John the Evangelist Parish.
Diane had a magical ability to reach people in a deep and positive way causing people to be drawn to her. She was loving to all that needed it. Diane loved family Sunday dinners, playing cards with her friends, classic black and white movies, and chocolate covered cherries. She treasured time with her family and friends and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Diane was predeceased by her husband, Richard Boyer, who died in 1991 as well as her parents, Emillio and Lillian Curcio Guido; her brother, Robert Guido and lifetime friend, Nancy L. Zarrelli.
She is survived by her brother, Michael (Beverly) Guido; her children, Michael L. (Linda) Paturso, Robert L. (Teresa) Paturso and Tracey (Warren) Youngblood; her niece, Angelina Zarrelli; her beloved grandchildren, Pete Samuels, Nicholas Paturso, Athena Paturso, Natalia Paturso, Anthony Paturso, Colby Youngblood, Constance Youngblood, Corbin Youngblood, Destinee Zarrelli, Mya fava Delilah Hildenbrandt and her great grandchild, Miley Rose Olszewski.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 6-8 pm at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 1605 Helderberg Ave., Rotterdam.
Funeral services will begin on Friday at 9:30 am at the funeral home.
Burial will be at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Glenville.
Memorial donations may be made in Diane's memory to the Fresenius Kidney Care, 2345 Nott St., Schenectady, NY 12309.
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