April 6, 2014

Diane M. Barota

November 14, 1941 - April 4, 2014

PLATTSBURGH —  Mrs. Diane M. Barota, 72, of Twin Circle in Plattsburgh, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at the CVPH Medical Center with family by her side.

She was born in Plattsburgh on Nov. 14, 1941, the daughter of the late William and Dorothy (Stone) LaBombard.

Diane was a communicant of Our Lady of Victory Church where she was a volunteer. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America Court Mary Immaculate #479. She also was a volunteer for the Reach for Recovery program at FitzPatrick Cancer Center. Diane also enjoyed bowling, golfing, ceramics and reading.

She is survived by her husband, George Barota whom she married on May 21, 1978 at the Old Base Chapel; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin and Nancy Lancto of Massachusetts, Brian and Angela Lancto of Plattsburgh; a daughter and son in law, Lori and Jeff Boren of Beekmantown; a sister and two brothers-in-law, Elizabeth and John Tousignant of Plattsburgh, Don Thornton of West Chazy; a sister-in- law, Janet LaBombard of Plattsburgh; four grandchildren, Stephanie and Chuck Williams, Gabrielle Boren, Zachary Lancto and Brandon Lancto; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, James LaBombard and a sister, Joan Thornton.

In accordance with Diane's wishes, there will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 10, at Our Lady of Victory Church. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial donations may be offered to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center, Hospice of the North Country or Our Lady of Victory Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at

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