February 19, 2014

Diana L. Solarte

PLATTSBURGH — Diana L. Solarte, 50, of Iowa St., died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at CVPH Medical Center. She was born in Chicago, Ill. on Dec. 13, 1963, the daughter of Hernan and Mary (Gaunt) Solarte.

Diana attended schools in Illinois and Texas. She moved to Plattsburgh and was a mail clerk at the Miller St. Post Office in Plattsburgh for many years.

Diana enjoyed camping, spending time with her family and friends, being in the outdoors with all its majestic beauty.

Survivors include her father, Hernan Solarte and his wife Yolanda of Cali Columbia; three brothers, Luis Solarte and his wife Yolanda of Chicago, Ill., David Solarte and his wife Cathy of Memphis, N.Y., Jimmy Solarte and his wife Karen of Richmond, Va.; a sister, Susan Rylander and her husband Mike of Sachse, Texas; a close friend, Kathy Bordeau of Plattsburgh; 4 nieces and 5 nephews.

Diana was predeceased by her mother Mary Solarte and a brother Victor Solarte.

Calling hours will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the R. W. Walker Funeral Home. Burial will take place at a later date in Wisconsin Ill. Donations may be made to the Elmore SPCA P.O. Box 686, Peru, NY, 12972.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St. in Plattsburgh, N.Y.

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