Diane J. Sams, 64, a resident of Wellington for the past seven years, died Monday January 27, 2014, in Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center. She was born October 23, 1949 in Lorain and resided there most of her life.
Diane enjoyed bowling, reading and bingo.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Donald; her children, JoAnn (Allen) Larew of Marietta, Teresa (Donald) Swanson of Norwalk, Ida (Wilfredo) Osorio of Lorain, Melinda (Marcus) Hartley of Amanda, Ohio, Donald (Cindy) Sams of Lorain, Sherry (Tom) Schnell of Columbia Station, and Jason Sams of Sheffield Village; along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Cyril and Elsie Borer; sisters, Donna Rhineberger, Janet Nemeth; and two infant sisters.
Friends may call Friday, January 31, 2014, from 4 until 8 P,M., at Reichlin-Cooley Funeral Home, 2920 Broadway, Lorain. Funeral services will take place Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 11 A.M., in the funeral home. Deacon John Slatcoff will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.