Diane M. Finch

Diane M. Finch, 59, of Berwick passed away on Thursday morning, January 21, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, at Berwick Retirement Village II.

Born in Lookout, PA on July 30, 1956 she was the daughter of the late Buell Abraham and Jessie Mable (Hazen) Bortree. She was a graduate of Damascus High School. She was employed for 15 years at Lady Ester Lingerie Factory.

Diane was also a member of Lime Ridge United Methodist Church, and more recently attended St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Berwick.

She enjoyed reading, listening to music, attending Native American Pow Wows, and collecting angels. Diane had a kind heart and was always greeting people with a smile. She always put the needs of others before her own.

She will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 39 years, Richard E. Finch; sons, Richard Finch and wife Kathryn, Berwick, Russell Finch and companion Sarah Knorr, Nescopeck, and Joshua Finch and companion Julia Werbelow, Prompton; 1 granddaughter, Beatrice; sister, Virginia Wolfe and husband Charles, Berwick; brother, John Bortree, Lake Como; many nieces and nephews; as well as her loyal dog “Tessie”.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Buell Jr., Russell, Ronald Joe, Raymond, and William Bortree; and sister, Lavonne Bortree Corcoran.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck with Pastor Dennis McCracken officiating. Family will receive friends from 1:00 to time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 3125, Williamsport, PA 17701

Online messages of comfort can be sent to condolences@hellerfuneral.com