Dianne C. Leach

Published Apr 17, 2017 at 4:00pm

Dianne C. Leach, 74, of Rome, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on Friday, April 14, 2017.

She was born in Rome on October 17, 1942, the daughter of the late Burton and Katherine Bohojckeek Taskey. She was a 1960 graduate of Rome Free Academy.  

Dianne retired in 1995 at Griffiss Air Force Base after working all over the world for the Department of Defense. She later worked for Corporate Interiors of Rome.  

She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Rome. She was Vice President of the Syracuse Weaver’s Guild and Treasurer of the Foothills Weaver’s Guild of Clinton.

Dianne was an active volunteer at the Ava Dorfman Senior Center and the Rome Art and Community Center.  

Dianne is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Darrell and Reba Leach of Ridgecrest, CA; a sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Frederick Morrow of Rome; a brother, Dennis Taskey of Lee; a granddaughter, Kathy Jo Leach and great-grandson, Anthony, of Rapid City, SD; a niece, Laurin Taskey of Fayetteville; special sister, Krista Taskey of Fayetteville; and a special friend, Cynthia Pendergrast of Rome.

A memorial service will be held on Friday at 7:00PM at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday prior to the service from 4-7:00PM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dianne’s memory may be made to the Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St., Rome NY 13440 or Helping Hounds, 6606 Kinney Rd., Dewitt NY 13214. 

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