Diane Splitstone
1942 - 2015
Bash-Nied-Jobe Funeral Home
152 Abbe Place
Delmont, PA
Diane "Dee" (Dreifort) Splitstone, 73, of Murrysville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, peacefully at her home of Pulmonary Hypertension, with her beloved and devoted husband of 48 years, Douglas, at her side. She was born Nov. 26, 1942, in Cleveland, Ohio, a daughter of the late Donald and Margaret (Haydorn) Dreifort. In addition to her husband, Dee is survived by her loving family: daughter, Heather Cooper and her husband, Douglas, of Hanover; son, Donald Splitstone and his wife, Stacy, of Treesdale; and grandchildren, Hayden, Cole and Shea Cooper and Zoe Splitstone. Dee was a 15-year survivor of a matched unrelated donor stem cell transplant for Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML). She was a 10-year First Connection volunteer with The Leukemia And Lymphoma Society, giving comfort and hope to more than 80 newly diagnosed CMML patients in the contiguous United States, Hawaii and Canada. A graduate of Miami University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, Dee was a teacher in the Gateway School District and was a substitute teacher in the Franklin Regional School District for 17 years.
Respecting the family's wishes, there will be no visitation. A memorial service to celebrate Dee's life will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are being handled by BASH-NIED FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont, PA, 724-468-8381.
According to the family's wishes, memorial contributions may be directed to The Leukemia And Lymphoma Society. Attention: Patient Services, 333 East Carson St., Suite 441, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 or to Team Phenomenal Hope Inc., 1936 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219. www.bash-niedfuneralhome.com.
Published by Tribune Review from Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, 2015.
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Don,Stacy and Family

My sincere sympathy on the loss of your mother. Your mother and dad were so kind and friendly to me at one of the LLS Walks several years ago.

My prayers will be for your mother, your dad and all of you in the days to come.

God Bless you all!
Ted Hunkele
December 11, 2015

My sincerest condolences on Diane's passing.
Bill Beggs
December 10, 2015
My sincere sympathy for your loss.

Ed Schroth
December 10, 2015

Praying for you and your family in your time of loss. Your mom may finally rest, but she will always be with you too. Hang in there brother...
Rob Yauger
December 9, 2015
Don & Stacey -

My deepest condolences to you all. She is now at peace and is healthy. She will always be with you - in your hearts and she'll show you signs that she's with you. Prayers and love to you all.

Kim Campbell
Kim Campbell
December 9, 2015
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