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Nixon, Diane




Diane M (Blose) Nixon, 87, formerly of Plum Borough, died peacefully on Friday evening, October 29, 2021 at her residence in her daughter’s house in Oakmont surrounded by her loving family. Diane was born August 23, 1934, in Pittsburgh, the daughter of the late Thomas L and Viola (Pierro) Blose. She was a graduate of Penn Hills High School and retired secretary at Regency Park Elementary School in Plum Borough. She married her loving husband of 42 years, Richard C Nixon, on June 6, 1955. Diane spent her years devoted to her husband, children and grandchildren. Diane’s Christian faith was an essential part of her life. As a lifelong member of Monroeville Assembly of God, she uplifted others through untold hours of prayer and served and supported ministries nearby and around the world. Diane was active in bible study groups, a bowling league and Red Hats, enjoying special times with friends. She volunteered at the Presbyterian Home in Oakmont for many years and the Oakmont Library. She was an avid reader and gardener, wonderful cook and enjoyed traveling with her children. One of her greatest joys was creating lifelong memories taking annual family vacations to the Outer Banks for over 30 years with her children and grandchildren. Diane is survived by her children Heidi (Patrick) Dolan, Pamela (William) Ellison, Jill (Leighton) Cooper, Paula (Shane), Nixon. Grandchildren Brandon (Cindy) Gibson, Emily (Sean) Rourke, Olivia Dolan, Charlotte Dolan, Shelby Cooper, Blake Cooper. Great-Grandchildren Ireland, Ryker, Madison and Aidan. Diane is also survived by her sister, Sara (Donald) Kuhn. In addition to her parents, Diane was preceded in death by her husband and her siblings, Thomas L. Blose, Jr. and Aurelie (Blose) Campbell. Friends and relatives are invited to a Memorial Service in Diane’s honor on Friday, November 26, at 10:30AM at Monroeville Assembly of God, 4561 Old William Penn Highway, Monroeville. Luncheon immediately following. Interment will be private for the family in Plum Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her name to her dear charity, Light of Life Rescue Mission, 913 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233 Arrangements entrusted to BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC. Oakmont