Diane Parr Schmitt
Diane Parr Schmitt, born December 9, 1932 in Long Beach, CA, passed on December 30, 2012 after a short illness. Survived by loving husband, Jim; sister, Denise; brother, Dan; children, Ed, Denise, Nancy, Marylou and Charlie; and sixteen grandchildren. She was a loving friend to many and a tireless volunteer for her church and community organizations, most recently at the Dana Point Headlands, Ocean Institute and Crystal Cove Alliance. Diane loved fishing, hiking, reading and walking along the harbor with the Feet Fleet. She was devoted to her grandchildren and participated in their many activities. She will be greatly missed, but her legacy of service and love is with us forever. A rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4 at O'Connor Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills. Funeral service at 1pm on Saturday, January 5 at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in Dana Point with a reception to follow in Knight Hall. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Ocean Institute in Dana Point. Please sign the guestbook at www.presstelegram.com/obits.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Jan. 3, 2013