The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

August 31, 2013

Darlene C. Christian

Star Beacon

MORGAN TOWNSHIP — Darlene C. (nee: Dietrich) Christian, age 57, passed away unexpectedly at Ashtabula County Medical Center on Thursday, August 29, 2013, with her family and friends by her side.

She was the daughter of Donald O. and Delores M. (nee: Blazick) Dietrich. Darlene was born on Sept. 17, 1955.

Darlene loved spending time with her family and friends. She loved to garden, helping others and loved spending time at her family farm. Darlene was a kind and generous person, and always put others before herself, she will be greatly missed by all.

Darlene is survived by her husband, Kevin; step-children, Kevin, Angie and Jonathan Christian, all of Florida; her father, Donald O. Dietrich; three siblings, Donald A. (Sharon) Dietrich, Joan Lucas and Denise Carlson, all of Jefferson. She is also survived by her many nieces and nephews, who Darlene loved very much.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Delores M. Dietrich; brothers, Larry and Matthew Dietrich; and brother-in-law, James Carlson.

Funeral Services officiated by Christopher Christian will take place 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4th, at the Rock Creek Union Cemetery Chapel, Stiles Ave., Rock Creek, Ohio. A Celebration of Darlene’s Life will be held at the Morgan Hose Fire Dept. immediately after the Services.

Visitation will take place from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3rd, at PAINE FUNERAL HOME INC., 140 E. Main St., Orwell, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made in care of Kevin Christian for the charity of the family’s choice.

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