Diana Greco, a resident of Holmes, NY for 36 years, passed away at her home Wednesday, November 6, 2019; she was 64.
Born in Poughkeepsie, NY on March 16, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Jeanne (DeVeux) Pine and wife of the late Robert Greco, who predeceased her on September 8, 2017.
Diana grew up in Millbrook, NY and met her future husband Robert Greco at school there. Diana was a person of diverse passions and joys. She loved the arts, especially artistic designs, and had a flair for color, fabrics and fashionable accessories. She took pride in her appearance and her surroundings; she loved creative art and dabbled in painting and she also dabbled in jewelry making. Diana truly loved the outdoors and being active; she hiked, camped, kayaked, swam, enjoyed horses and had great love for her dogs. She was an avid reader, loved various kinds of music, and enjoyed dancing. Her late husband Robert and her son Jesse were the true loves of her life.
Diana was a teacher at Pawling Elementary School for 25 years, from 1994 to 2019, and thrived on her relationships with students, parents and faculty there. She was also a faithful member of the United Methodist Church in Pawling and in her earlier years at Verbank UMC. She was a caring, inspirational presence at the Pawling UMC Thrift Shop, assisting many area citizens through countless volunteer hours throughout her years of service there.
Diana is survived by her son, Jesse, and his fiancé, Autumn, of Stormville, NY; two brothers, Bill Pine (Lucy) of Pleasant Valley, NY and Robert Pine (Samantha) of Bulls Gap, TN; three sisters, Anita Murphy of Summerville, SC and Barbara Moore and Shirley Everet, both of LaGrange, NY; and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may pay their respects at the Horn & Thomes, Inc. Funeral Home, 83 East Main Street, Pawling, Sunday, November 10th from 5-8 PM. A funeral service will be conducted Monday, November 11th at 11 AM at the Pawling United Methodist Church on Dutcher Avenue in Pawling.