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Mary Dianne Ravizza

1930 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Mary Dianne Ravizza Obituary
Mary Dianne Ravizza
Resident of Los Altos
After a brief struggle with cancer, Dianne passed from this life on April 21st surrounded and supported by family. Born on May 17th, 1930 to Edgar & Mary Schott. She was raised in Santa Clara with her brothers, Larry (deceased) and Steve. She attended St. Clare's grammar school, Notre Dame High School and San Jose State.
Dianne was woman of deep faith, and to many, a trusted and steadfast friend. She was a loyal wife to her husband, Gene Ravizza, a loving mother to her children, Claranne Long (Tim), Mark Ravizza S.J., and Greg Ravizza (Kathleen), and cherished grandmother to, Jenna Johnson (Jareb), Matt Long, Chris Long, Elena Ravizza and Luke Ravizza.
She was especially passionate about supporting women and students in need, serving a number of charitable organizations and schools including Sacred Heart Nativity School, Hope Services, Saint Francis High School, Ladies of Charity, and founding Cocoon, which supported women in crisis pregnancies. Dianne was also civic minded, serving Santa Clara County (grand jury and parole board),
A Vigil (Thursday, April 24th, 7 pm) and Funeral Mass (Friday April 25th, 10 am) will both be held at St. William Church, 611 S. El Monte Ave., Los Altos.
In lieu of flowers contributions in Dianne's name may be sent to: Villa Siena Foundation, 1855 Miramonte Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040; Juan Diego Society, 12 N. White Lane, San Jose, CA 95127; St. Francis High School "Dianne Ravizza Scholarship Fund" 1885 Miramonte Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040; Sacred Nativity School, 310 Edwards Ave, San Jose, CA 95110. Please view/sign guestbook:


Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Apr. 23, 2014
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