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Celebrating the life of

Diane Belitskus

Passed away on October 23, 2021

Diane Belitskus

Diane Belitskus died early Saturday morning, October 23rd, at St. Joseph Candler Hospital in Savannah GA. 

Diane was born in Pittsburgh, PA, and lived most of her life in New Kensington, PA, before moving to Georgia. Foremost a wife and mother, Diane was highly committed to prayer and supporting anyone in need. She was a dedicated servant to Jesus Christ and the Episcopal Church, a proud grandmother, and previous Executive Director for Habitat of Humanity Allegheny Valley.

Diane’s favorite moments since moving to Tybee Island included hosting visitors, taking walks on the beach around sunrise, collecting conch shells, and watching the cargo ships coming and going from all over the world.

In addition to her husband David; Diane leaves behind her son, David L. Belitskus Jr. (Nancy) of Okatie, SC; son, Dean Belitskus (Tanya) of Middletown, DE; son Daniel Belitskus (Angela) of Skippack, PA; daughter, Debra Belitskus (Aroon) of Savannah, GA; 6 grandchildren; Kelsey & David Belitskus; Emily & Heather Belitskus; Daniel & Dylan Belitskus; brother David Laskey (Judy) of New Kensington, PA; brother Van Laskey of Cheswick, PA; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A service will be scheduled for a future date. Any memorial donations can be directed to Tybee Clean Beach, Habitat for Humanity, or make a contribution to your favorite charity in Diane’s name. 

 

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Diane is such a lovely lady so dedicated to doing God’s will just as Jesus showed the way. Diane loved her family and all the beautiful creation. She knew the resurrection promise. It will be no surprise for her, when she awakens from the dust and shouts for joy In paradise. Isaiah 26:19 Even ,Jesus wept when Lazarus died, so ,our hearts are broken.Soon ,to be mended when we welcome Diane, back in good health. There will be no more pain, sickness or death. Rev 21:3,4. What a blessing when all people will live as one big happy family. Psalms 37:10,11,29. Please be comforted: JW.org , “Enjoy Life Forever”. Christian Love, Sandy Wirfs

- Sandy Wirfs, Monroe,, Louisiana

Diane is such a lovely lady so dedicated to doing God’s will just as Jesus showed the way. Diane loved her family and all the beautiful creation. She knew the resurrection promise. It will be no surprise for her, when she awakens from the dust and shouts for joy In paradise. Isaiah 26:19 Even ,Jesus wept when Lazarus died, so ,our hearts are broken.Soon ,to be mended when we welcome Diane, back in good health. There will be no more pain, sickness or death. Rev 21:3,4. What a blessing when all people will live as one big happy family. Psalms 37:10,11,29. Please be comforted: JW.org , “Enjoy Life Forever”. Christian Love, Sandy Wirfs

- Sandy Wirfs, Monroe,, Louisiana

Diane was an amazing person that made everyone Feel happy being around her. Her generosity and love for Habitat was admired by all! She will be missed by all of us! Sincere condolences to David and her children and grandchildren that she thought the world of!

- Harris Carol, Murrysville, PA

My deepest sympathies and prayers for the family. I pray for Diane that she be held in the palm of Gods hand and know no pain. Let peace surround her and know she is loved .

- Tracey Bierhals , Cabot , PA

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Everyone, and I mean everyone, loved Diane. She was a very special lady and is a huge loss for our family. Rest In Peace, Diane. We love you ❤️

- Bonnie Swider Daiello, Sarasota, Florida

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- Char, Chuck, Amber,Tj, Owen, New Kensington , Pa

I am still in shock that my beloved cousin, whom I grew up with, is gone. She was so much fun, so generous, and such a force of nature that I will truly be hard-pressed to ever really believe I will never see her again. I am heartsick for everyone in the family.

- Kathy Fricke, Evansville, IN

My deepest sympathy to Diane’s family. She was my customer at Silvermans drug store in New Kensington where her beautiful mother Jean was also employed . May she rest in the arms of Our Lord May her memory be eternal

- Pam and Lou Naviglia, New Kensington , Pa.

My deepest sympathy to Diane’s family. She was my customer at Silvermans drug store in New Kensington where her beautiful mother Jean was also employed . May she rest in the arms of Our Lord May her memory be eternal

- Pam and Lou Naviglia, New Kensington , Pa.

So very sorry! Your mum was precious and so proud of her family! Praying for you all. She will be greatly missed!

- Mike and Tammy Miller, Savannah, Ga

So very sorry. I have great memories of Diane including sharing her walks on the beach through Facebook pictures. She was a beautiful soul! Xoxoxo Hugs to all.

- Lorin Sculco Ervin, New Kensington, PA

My heart goes out to your entire family. Your Mom was such a special person and lived every day to the fullest. No one had a better smile or a better laugh. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

- LOUISE PARKHILL, Cheswick, PA

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My deepest sympathies to Diane's family. What a loving and generous woman. Diane and her family are in my thoughts and prayers.

- Andrea Kymer, Natrona Heights, PA

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It has been many years since our graduation, but I remember what a wonderful person Diane always was to everyone. My blessings for comfort to her family.

- Angela Redding Hill, McKinney, TX

Sincere condolences on the untimely passing of Diane. She was a gifted talented vibrant woman……so very devoted to and proud of her family. She leaves behind a lasting legacy of loving friends and family….. She will not be forgotten. Sincere heartfelt condolences from the Link family

- Frank and Beth Link, New Kensington , PA

My deepest sympathy do Diane's family. We graduated from Ken Hi and she was in my homeroom. She was always a sweet person. RIP Diane.

- Jinky (Alberta Maxwell) Sapinsky, Oklahoma Boro, PA

Dear Belitskus Family, my sincere sympathies go out to all of you. I remember Diane in high school as an effervescent cheerleader, gymnast, and all-around great person. I am so, so sorry for your loss of a great lady. May she rest in peace. xoxo Elaine (Pelino) Brown

- Elaine Brown, State College, PA, Pennsylvania

I’m deeply saddened to hear about the loss of such a wonderful woman. May God take her into his loving and embrace and comfort all of you. I have many fond memories of Diane from my high school years—she drove Deb and I around quite a bit. A beautiful soul and spirit. Rest In Peace.

- Megan Monaco, Pittsburgh , Pa

Diane was a lovely and important presence at Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church in Brackenridge. We mourn her loss and embrace her dedication to our church. Prayers and love to her family at this difficult time.

- Karen Davidek, Natrona Heights, Allegheny

A true friend through high School. My sincere condolences............she will be dearly missed by many.

- Terry Pryor, Melbourne, Florida

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Heartfelt thoughts go out to you in this time of sorrow.

- Daniel & Elaine Suity, New Kensington, Pa

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We were saddened and surprised to learn of Diane's passing. You all have our deepest condolences.

- Luisi Family, Apollo, PA

Your mom was such a beautiful person and always made everyone feel so welcome. I am so very sorry for your loss you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love always kim

- Cunningham Kimberly, New Kensington, PA

So sad to hear of Diane’s passing. I met her through Habitat while doing my Eagle Scout project. She is a kind soul and she will be missed

- Noah Young, Denton, Texas

It has been a long time since we last saw Diane in New Kensington. My wife Sandy and I send our sympathies to David and her family and her brothers. Truly, she was one of Ken Hi's brightest lights and a smile that would light up a room. Diane was a very special person and I am saddened by her passing.

- Michael Phillips, Lower Burrell, PA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200

  • A Celebration of Life Will Be held at a later date