In Memory

Diane (Dee Dee) Stuber (Kopitowsky)

KOPITOWSKY - Diane G., on March 20, 2018, of Wantagh. Born December 7, 1946 in Orange, NJ., she was the precious daughter of the late Herman Stuber and the late Grace Jensen. Treasured sister of the late Jimmy (Sherri) and the late Chris Stuber. Beloved adoptive mother of Jeanette Yoffe (Justin), and Sarah and Seth Kopitowsky. Adored grandmother of Nathan Yoffe. Cherished love of Sajjad Hyder Shah. She was a dedicated and honored social worker, and an advocate for children and families. She served as the President of the Board of Directors for Families Together of New York State. She was a dear friend and colleague to many. Her kind, loving, warm, and giving nature forever burns in our hearts. Reposing Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Charles G. Schmitt Funeral Home, 3863 Merrick Rd., Seaford (2 Traffic Lts. East of Rte. 135). Interment Thursday 10:30 AM at Pinelawn Memorial Park.

Published in Newsday on Mar. 25, 2018

 



 
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01/09/19 03:18 PM #1    

Sandra Bowers (Linton)

Diane's house was one of the few homes that had a large in-ground pool in the back yard.  She lived up behind my street.  They were gracious enough to let our girl scout troop get our life-saving swimming badge there.  Diane was always a sweet person and cheery.  Years later, we happened to buy a house across the street from her uncle, Roy Jensen, and his family.  My sympathy to her family and friends.

Sandy Linton


01/14/19 02:47 PM #2    

Myles Schlank

From Allen Horn (originally posted on another tab)

Have just heard af the unfortunate passing of Diane Stuber.

I  remember her as an extremely compassionate and sensitive individual.

During our HS years I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.When she heard of my situation she expressed such meaningful concern for my daily well-being, which I hold dear  even now. Diane was a lovely person and I feel for her family and close friends because a sincere individual is no longer with us.

One of the nicest memories I have of our Class of 1964 is our "band of brothers" attitude expressed among the classmates. There were many of YOU who helped me get over the emotional trauma  of becoming an indivual with Diabetes from the onset. You know who you are, and, I will never forget any of your kind deeds on my behalf.


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