Diane H. Palladino, 75, of Cortland passed away on Thursday July 5, 2018 at Crown Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. Born December 3, 1942 in Cortland, Diane was the daughter of Ronald Earle Homer and Mary Eileen Conway Homer.
Diane was a graduate of St. Mary’s Parochial School and was employed for many years as the Deli Manager at TOPS Markets and then later was employed in the Coffee Shop Cafe at Cortland Regional Medical Center. After retirement, Diane devoted and volunteered her time to the Cortland County Office for Aging where she assisted people with their grocery shopping. She enjoyed reading, traveling and tending to her flowers. And the Lord knows she LOVED her boys.
Diane is survived by three sons; John of Cortland, C. Mark (Leanne) of Pompey and Matthew (Nikki Freeman) of Groton, a sister; Candace Homer of Cincinnatus and a brother; Francis James Homer of Cortland and five grandchildren; Desiree Palladino of Long Island, Dominic Palladino of Pompey, Dalton Palladino of N. Carolina, Kyle Palladino of Groton, Lena Palladino of Homer and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents; Diane was preceded in death by her sister; Maureen Homer Dewey and a son; Anthony Michael Palladino.
In keeping with her wishes, there are no services or calling hours. Contributions in Diane’s memory may be made to Cortland County Office for Aging, 60 Central Ave. Cortland, N.Y. 13045.
Arrangements are under the direction of Riccardi Funeral Home, Cortland, N.Y. Condolences may also be sent to the family by visiting www.riccardifuneralhome.com.