Diane Catella Iandiorio
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Diane Catella Iandiorio
  • June 23, 1943 - April 16, 2017
  • Milford, New York

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Arnold Lake - Diane Catella Iandiorio, 73, of Arnold Lake, died on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Florida, where she spent winters with her husband.

Diane was born on Staten Island, the daughter of Louis J. Catella and Marie Riche Catella. She attended Notre Dame Academy, Hunter College, and then New York College of Music where she received her Bachelors in Music.

In 1964 she married Dr. James A. Iandiorio, also of Staten Island, and they later relocated to upstate New York, where she initially worked as a music instructor within the SUNY system at Bugbee School in Oneonta. She then ran her husband's chiropractic practice, as the office manager, for over three decades.

Above all else, Diane was intensely committed to her family, her community, and the Roman Catholic Church. She was actively involved in community organizations including being prior president of the Oneonta Concert Association, serving as the Women's Auxiliary Chairperson for the New York State Chiropractic Association, teaching English as a second language at the Women's Circle in Boynton Beach, FL, and acting as a lay minister at St. Mary's Church in Oneonta, NY and, later, at St. Mary's in Cooperstown, NY.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. James A. Iandiorio; her four children - David L. Iandiorio, Gianina M. Gohde, Michelle J. Iandiorio, and Peter A. Iandiorio; her seven grandchildren - Christian Gohde, Emma Gohde, Riley Gohde, Gretchen Moore, Hailey Iandiorio, Antonia Iandiorio, and Christopher Iandiorio; and many members of her extended family and her wide circle of beloved friends.

She was predeceased by her parents and her brother, Ronald J. Catella.

Friends are invited to greet the family on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta, NY 13820.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 31 Elm St. Cooperstown, NY 13326, with Rev. John Rosson officiating.

Burial will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery, Index, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care (1 Birchwood Dr., Oneonta, NY 13820) or to The Women's Circle (912 SE 4th St., Boynton Beach, FL 33435; womenscircle.org).

Condolences to the family may be offered online by visiting www.grummonsfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home of Oneonta, NY.