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Diana Louise Gray

December 14, 1953 ~ March 4, 2021 (age 67)


Diana L. Gray, 67, of Rochester, passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at her home.

Diana was born on December 14, 1953, in Chicago, the daughter of Gus and Julia (Pieraccini) Ranieri. She married Gary Gray on June 29, 1975 in Westchester, IL. Diana worked for District #186 as a Pre-School teaching assistant, and was a Founding Member and President of the Springfield Education Support Personnel. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, gardening, walking dogs for the Sangamon County Animal Control and APL, and assisted in dog training as well.

She is preceded in death by her father.

Diana is survived by her husband, Gary; two sons, Keith (wife, Amy), their children Wyatt and Ava, of St. Charles, MO., Bryan (wife, Elizabeth) of Maryland Heights, MO; Mother, Julia Ranieri; two brothers, Christopher (wife, Donna) Ranieri, of St. Charles, IL., and John ( wife, Chris) of La Grange, IL., ; two sisters, Linda (wife, Sue Benke) Ranieri, of Madison, WI.,  and Julie (companion, Roberto Delgado) Ranieri of Eureka, CA. and several nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held and a Celebration of Life will be planned for a later date.

Cremation will be accorded by Wilson Park Funeral Home, 200 East Main Street, Rochester, IL. 62563.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be made to the Siteman Cancer Center GYN Oncology, MSC 1204-414-2300, 7425 Forsyth Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105 or, St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Association 12015 Manchester Rd #130, St. Louis, MO 63131

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