Diane M. Knaack, 41, of the Town of Niagara, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 4, 2013 at her residence. Born on July 2, 1971 in Gardena, CA, she was the daughter of Thomas and Dianne (Pelosi) Knaack of Huntington Beach, CA.
Diane was raised and attended schools in California. She came to Niagara Falls, NY, in the early 2000's. Diane worked as a store manager for Alcliff Landscaping and Nursery, Inc., in the Town of Niagara, NY. She was a member of Club BOA. Diane loved being around friends and making people laugh. She never complained. Diane was a giving person and always put others first. She enjoyed reading books and had a love for plants and animals.
Diane is survived by her longtime companion and fiance', Paul Dargi of the Town of Niagara, NY. She is also survived by two children, Joseph and Cheyenne Knaack; two siblings, John Knaack and Gina (Jim) Elliott; two nephews, Jeremy and Bradley Knaack; and one niece, Samantha Elliott, all of Huntington Beach, CA. Diane will be sadly missed by her dog, Pinocha; and many friends.
The family will be present to receive friends on Monday, March 11th from 6-8 PM in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (297-9007), where a funeral service will immediately follow at 8:00 PM with Rev. Pat Fleming officiating.
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