Margaret Diane Shandor



Diane Shandor, 76, of Spotsylvania passed away peacefully in her husband’s arms on Monday, June 4, 2018.

Diane is survived by her husband of 58 years, Larry; son Larry Jr., and his fiancée, Sandra Seidel; daughter Laura Ann Brewer and her husband Howard: grandchildren, Alex and Allison who were her everything.

Born July 22, 1941 in Johnstown, Pa. to the late John and Margaret Cherensky of Twin Rocks, Pa. Diane graduated from Blacklick Township High School in 1959 in Pennsylvania. After Larry’s discharge from the United States Marine Corps they remained in Northern Virginia and resided in Woodbridge for 38 years. After retiring from Paxton Van Lines Relocation Company she and Larry relocated to Spotsylvania County. Virginia Heritage in Spotsylvania quickly became her home.

Diane was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church where she was a very active member of the Ladies Guild. She devoted countless hours to fundraising for the St. Jude building fund for a new church. Sadly, she will not be here to celebrate with her guild members as the new church opens for worship in July. She looked forward to her monthly lunches with her friends who called themselves the “West Kessler’s Lunch Bunch” as well her Bunco games, and going to bingo with Larry.

Diane was a loving wife and mother who always put her family first. She will always be remembered for her kindness and generosity. Diane had such a giving heart who was always there for others in time of need.

A rosary will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 10 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg with visitation to follow until 6 p.m.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 11 at St. Jude Catholic Church in Fredericksburg. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Quantico National Cemetery.