Diane J. Doherty, 77 of Pittsburgh passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 22, 2018 in St. Barnabas Health Center in Gibsonia.
She was born on October 13, 1940 in Vineland, New Jersey to Victor “Skeeter” Tulio and Anna Walascuk Passetti.
On August 10, 1963 she married John L. “Jack” Doherty who passed away on February 16, 2013.
She was a graduate of Vineland High School and Glassboro State College. Mrs. Doherty was a teacher and was in government service for many years. She was a receptionist for Tarquin Real Estate and M & M Publications until her retirement.
Beloved wife of the late John L. “Jack” Doherty, Esquire; loving mother of John F. Doherty, Esquire (Patricia E.), Kathleen A. Hardy (W. Scott); dear grandmother of Jonathan G., Krissa A., and Patrick J. “PJ” Doherty; and Elizabeth A. and Kaitlyn S. Hardy; sister of Vicki Ann Sturges (Guy P.) and Stephen V. Passetti (Linda C.) and aunt to six nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Victor Tulio “Skeeter” Passetti and Anna (Walascuk) Passetti.
In addition to raising her children, her civic involvement included membership in the 25 Club of Magee Womens Hospital and service on the board of the Civil Light Opera Guild.
Friends will be received from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. in The Church of the Epiphany, 184 Washington Place, Pittsburgh on Friday, April 27, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:45 a.m. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Please, no flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions made in the name of Diane J. Doherty to the Duquesne University College of Liberal Arts (Attn: James Miller), 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 or The Church of the Epiphany, 184 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Arrangements have been entrusted to Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra, LFD, owner/supervisor and Darla A. Tripoli, LFD, 304 West Pike Street, Canonsburg, 724-745-8120.