Diane E. Latusek, 59, of New Alexandria, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, in her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born June 15, 1951, in Buffalo , N.Y. , a daughter of Joyce Azman, of New Alexandria, and the late Mitchell Meleski. Diane retired from Latrobe Area Hospital , where she worked in the emergency room as a registered nurse. She was a member of Community United Presbyterian Church of New Alexandria. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, James Latusek, of New Alexandria; two children, Nina Grimaldi and husband, Brian, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Dakota Latusek, of New Alexandria; a stepsister, Alissa Berry, of New Alexandria; and a brother, Raymond Meleski, of Rhode Island. Friends will be received from noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the P. DAVID NEWHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, corner of Church and Washington streets, New Alexandria. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Clifford Buell officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery , New Alexandria. www.newhousefuneralhome.com.
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