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Obituary - Diane Beth Sherline

Diane Beth Sherline

Date of Passing: September 19th, 2017

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Diane Beth Sherline, 73, of Utica, formerly of Rome, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Pines at Utica. She was born April 11, 1944 in Utica, the daughter of Edward and Rose Liberman Sherline. Diane was very proud of the 3 gold medals that she won at the Special Olympics. She loved to sing and travel. She was so happy to be able to go to Disneyworld and and the Grand Ole Oprey (Loretta Lynn was her favorite). She also worked for many years at the ARC workshop on Gore Road in Rome. Diane made a lasting impression on all those that she met. Diane is survived by two brothers and four sisters-in-law. Dr. Donald and Sandi Sherline of Scottsdale Arizona, Jay and Ellen Sherline of Jacksonville Florida, Martha Sherline of Sarasota Florida, and Esther Sherline of New Hartford. She had 18 nieces and nephews and many grand nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Merwin (Helen), Gerald, Bernard, and one sister, Elaine (Mel) Fein. She also leaves many friends who were like family at Laurel Street in Rome. Graveside services will be on Sunday September 24 at 11:30 AM at Temple Beth El Cemetery, Wood Road, Whitesboro with Cantor Kalman Socolof officiating. There will be no shiva. Arrangements are with Bentz Funeral Service Inc. New Hartford.


Diane was one of the sweetest individuals I worked with in her first apartment. She was so excited to move into West Liberty St. with two of her best friends Sue and Nancy. May God lift up this angel with the same pride she had in everything she did. Blessing on you Diane.
Cheryl Smith