Obituary for Diana L. Jantzen (Spinella)
Diana L. Jantzen, 65, of Landon Rd., Eaton, NY, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton.
She was born November 11, 1951 in Norwich, NY, a daughter of Nancey Spinella and was a graduate of Earlville High School. On October 16, 1968, Diana married James C. Jantzen, Sr. in St. Malachy’s Church, Sherburne. She had worked in food service as a cook at the Gerrit Smith Infirmary and kitchen staff at the Crouse Community Center. She was also a cashier at the Dougherty Pharmacy in Morrisville until retiring.
Diana was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Earlville. She was an avid bowler for more than 40 years, as a single and in the couple’s league with Jim. She was also a member of the Chenango Water Exercise Group in Hamilton. She enjoyed going out on Friday nights and dining with other couples.
Surviving are her husband, James, Sr.; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Kendra Jantzen of Minnesota; two grandchildren, Cassie and Sam; a sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Paul Stroich of Clinton; and brother, Richard Brigham and Jen Brown of Hamilton. She was predeceased by a son, James C. Jantzen, Jr. and a grandson, Jake Jantzen.
Services are private at the convenience of her family.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Central Assoc. for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 501 Kent St., Utica, NY 13501.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 3 Preston St., Earlville, NY.