Diane J. Pestillo, 79, of Calabash, NC was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Theresa Joseph of Plainville, CT. Diane graduated from Plainville High School and resided in Plainville and Southington, CT for a total of 75 years. She passed peacefully with her husband and daughter by her side on Wednesday, January 12th, 2022.
Diane is survived by her beloved high school sweetheart and husband of 58 years, L. David Pestillo, her daughter Christine Pestillo, son and daughter-in-law Stephen and Bethany Pestillo of Southington and son and daughter-in-law David and Michelle Pestillo of Jasper, TN. She is also survived by her sister, Kathy Edelman of Sharon, CT, nephew Barry Edelman, nieces Zephyr Edelman and Shayna Edelman, and five grandchildren, Matthew, Emily, Christopher, Benjamin, and Daniel “DJ” Pestillo.
Over the years, Diane owned a Subway Sandwich Shop in Plainville with her husband, was employed at Southington Savings Bank, and worked in real estate. Diane had a great sense of humor, enjoyed gardening, and family game nights, but she loved her family more than anything.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Mayo Clinic, Department of Development, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905.
A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St, Plantsville. Calling hours will be held before the service from 4:00-6:30 p.m.
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