Diane L. Vasbinder 1955-2020

WARREN — Diane L. Buckowski Vasbinder, 65, of Warren, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center.

She was born April 10, 1955, in Warren, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Kovacic Buckowski.

Diane was a 1973 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School. Following high school, Diane furthered her education in nursing school.

Ms. Vasbinder retired after 25-plus years as a registered nurse first assistant in the Labor and Delivery ward of Trumbull Regional Medical Center, the former Trumbull Memorial Hospital-Forum Health. She also spent numerous years as a labor and delivery nurse at St. Joseph Warren hospital.

Diane obtained her pilot’s license many years ago and loved to fly small Cessna-type planes. She also enjoyed traveling, especially to the beach, Disney World and by cruise ship. In her spare time, she loved to do various types of crafts.

Surviving Diane are her two daughters, Rebecca L. Vasbinder and Joe M. Werner of Warren, with whom she made her home and Rachel A. Ballou of Akron; two grandchildren, Michaela L. Vasbinder and Olivia A. Werner, both of Warren; and a lifelong friend, Wendy (Tim) Downs; and extended family, Kendra (Chris) Feazel of Pikeville, N.C. and Jenelle Bowman of Colorado Springs, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome. com.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 614 Warren Ave., Niles, OH 44446.

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