Patricia Ellen DiOrio

Patricia Ellen DiOrio, 62, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2005. She had bravely fought the effects of strokes for many years. In her earlier years she had her own business as a certified art instructor (for Binney and Smith / Hallmark Corporation) and recently, though wheelchair bound for years, had almost earned her BFA Degree from ASU. A beautiful lady of many talents, her grace and courage and sensitivity touched and inspired many over the years. She will be greatly missed. The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to her caregivers and doctors for all their efforts and comfort. She is survived by her beloved Mark Wilson and 2 sons, David and Jeffery Drye, and daughter Corrine Drye and grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, November 20, 2005 at 1:00 PM at Allen Funeral Home, 1130 S. Horne, Mesa, AZ (480) 833-1716. Sign the Guest Book at

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