Diane Marie Civiello
Diane Marie Civiello
  • February 10, 1946 - October 14, 2017
  • Grand Prairie, Texas

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Diane Marie Civiello, otherwise known as Mom, passed away October 14, 2017. She was born February 10, 1946 in Fresna, California to Edward and Verla Civiello.
Diane lived in Fresno during her childhood and persued her collegiate studies at Fresno Junior College. During that time she met and eventually married Richard Don Fields in 1968. In 1972 they moved to Grand Prairie, Texas and had twins Ronald and Nancy.
Diane worked at Zavala Elementary School where her children attended school. This is where she began her journey as a public servant greeting people with her beautiful smile and blue eyes. In 1985 she began working for the Internal Revenue Service and she worked there for 29 years. Her last position was a customer service manager.
Diane loved the ocean, birds (cardinals and blue jays were her favorite). She loved the outdoors , swimming, as well as teaching swimming. She also loved music, the opera, and reading. Her favorite activity was to sit and drink coffee and watch the sunset and listening to the birds.
Diane loved to travel with her children to the beach, especially Galveston, Texas and Corpus, Christi, Texas.
Diane was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother also known as Mimu by her pride and joy Ryan. She was a woman with a giving, loving, heart who showed unconditional love and will be missed dearly.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Edward Civiello and Verla Civiello and brother, Stephen Civiello.
She is survived by her children, Ronald Fields and Nancy Fields; grandson, Ryan Fields; nephews, Patrick Civiello, Anthony Civiello and Chris Civiello; nieces, Andrea Civiello, Michele Civiello and Cathleen Civiello; brothers, Michael Civiello and Pat Civiello, as well as many friends and family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Diane's name to: Epilepsy Foundation of America, 8301 Professional Place, Landover, MD 20785 and/or American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.