Diane Emelia Townsend

May 03, 1942 - June 25, 2021

Diane Emelia Townsend

May 03, 1942 - June 25, 2021


Obituary For Diane Emelia Townsend

Diane Emelia Townsend, age 79, of Raleigh, NC died on June 25, 2021.

Diane was born in Queens, NY to the late Richard Wilson Townsend and Evelyn Johanna Jarrow Townsend.

Diane spent her life helping others as a nurse, and was loved by everyone who knew her. She was the neighbor that always made everyone feel welcome. Diane was always smiling and she had a unique talent to recognize the good in everyone. Besides her work as a nurse, she enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.

Diane is survived by two childrenRobert George Myers (Ann) and Debbie Ann Moore (William); five grandchildren, Jayne Myers (Nolan), Rachel Myers, Lauren Brice, Shawn Henry (Viviana) and Robert Ippolito and four great-grandchildren, Brianna Brice, Kasandra Maddox, Joshua Henry and Vincent Henry.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Salvation Army and/or the SPCA.




Memorial Service

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Renaissance Funeral Home
7615 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27615

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  • Diane will forever be in my mom and mine hearts. She was a wonderful lady and we will miss her dearly.

  • So sorry to hear of Diane's passing. She was ALWAYS a bright light with a contagious energy. Will miss our long conversations and the smile in her voice. Sending much love and sorrow to Debbie and Robbie and their families and to Rich and Kris and family. Much love, Judy & VT family.

  • Diane will always be remembered in our hearts with special memories. We will miss you and treasure the great times that we have enjoyed over the past 15 years!! Our love, Herb & Debbie Ridgeway

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