Diane M. Brassington, 76, of Nanticoke passed into eternal rest Friday, December 20, 2019 at Residential Hospice, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre surrounded by her family.
She and her husband Russel, had just celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary on October 11th.
Born February 8, 1943 in Pringle, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Rita Dillon Costello. She graduated from Larksville High School, class of 1960.
Diane was always happy, full of life and loved being with family and friends. She loved Nanticoke and was a member of the Quality Hill Playground Association and when her boys were young, a member of Luzerne County Mother of Twins Club.
She was employed at Weis Pharmacy in Nanticoke.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, Russel are sons, Russel Brassington III, his wife Heather and their daughter, Ashley of Newport Center and John Brassington and his daughter, Alexandra of Nanticoke; a sister, Rita (Dink) Thomas of Pringle; as well as nieces, Kelly Thomas; Kerry Benn and husband, Mike; Tracy Pisano and husband, Philip and Shannon Hunt and husband, Dave; great-nieces and nephews and life-long friend and cousin, Shirley Wheeler.
A blessing service will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m. from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad Street, Nanticoke with the Rev. James R. Nash, pastor of St. Faustina Kowalska Parish, Nanticoke, officiating.
Viewing and visitation hours will be Saturday from 4:30 p.m. until the time of the service.
Private interment will be at the convenience of the family.