Dec. 6, 1939 — Jan. 1, 2014
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Diane Elaine O’Connor, 74, passed away in Placerville, Calif., on Jan. 1, 2014. She was the loving mother of Ryan (Tammy) O’Connor of Castaic, Calif., and Cindy O’Connor and Cathy Keever, both of Placerville; sister of Marie Ford of Ridgecrest, Calif., and the late Philip L. Cote; and devoted grandmother of Meghan, Marcella, Sean and Laura. She was preceded in death by her parents, Irvey and Dorothy Cote.
A native of Red Mountain, Calif., Diane grew up working in her parents’ grocery store in Red Mountain. She retired from Bank of America in Palmdale as a Real Estate appraiser and moved to Placerville from Lancaster in 2005. She was lovingly known as “Nana” to her family, friends and grandchildren.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 3109 Sacramento Street in Placerville. Inurnment will be Friday, Jan. 24, at St. Patrick Cemetery. Contributions in Diane’s name may be made to Animal Outreach, P.O. Box 480, Diamond Springs, CA 95619. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home in Placerville.