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Diane Doris Steben

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Diane Doris Steben Obituary
Steben, Diane Doris
Diane Doris Steben, of New Haven, passed away on August 1, 2018 with her family by her side. Diane was born on August 12, 1953, in Hartford. She was the daughter of the late Yvonne (Cote) Steben and the late Leo A. Steben. Diane grew up in Hartford and graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1971.
Diane's career brought her to New Haven, where she spent the past 40+ years. Diane began her long tenure at Saint Raphael's Hospital in the Pastoral Care office as an Administrative Assistant, and later became a Documentation Technician at Saint Raphael's and Yale New Haven Hospitals.
Diane had a love of theater and music, and especially loved singing karaoke with her family. Throughout her life, Diane excelled in bowling and baseball, and enjoyed spending time outdoors boating, fishing, and skiing. Diane also loved to travel, enjoying many trips in the US and abroad with friends and family. Diane was always up for an adventure! She also loved to visit Foxwoods to play bingo, and was always up for a game of cards or a round of Scrabble.
Diane is survived by her brother Richard L. Steben and his wife Lise, her sister Loraine (Steben) Pillon and her husband Tom.
Diane, known to her family as "A.D." leaves behind her loving niece Lori Diane (Pillon) Cushman and her husband Dave, and her loving nephews Gregory Pillon and Christopher Steben.
Diane also leaves her great niece Sydney Cushman as well as her great nephews Evan Cushman and Gavin Pillon who have shared much joy, love and fun with their A.D. Diane's nieces and nephews have been a significant part of her life and they will miss her dearly.
Diane was fortunate to have grown up part of a large extended family and will be missed by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Diane also leaves behind a wonderful group of close friends who have loved and supported her through her journey.
Diane's family would like to express their gratitude to Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven Health.
Friends and family may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main Street (Route 4), Unionville, CT on Saturday, August 11th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, concluding with a prayer service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to , 3 Landmark Square, Suite 300, Stamford, CT 06901. To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.ahernfuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on Aug. 9, 2018
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