|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1962|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 2012|
LOWELL--Mrs. Diane Rita Strong Correia, 50, passed away at Radius Northwood Healthcare in Lowell on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 following a courageous battle with cancer. For 31 years, she was the beloved wife of Kevin M. Correia.
She was born in Lowell on February 26, 1962, daughter of the late William George Strong and Rita Marie Carson Strong. She attended Lowell schools and graduated from Lowell High School, Class of 1981.
Prior to her illness, she was employed by the TJX Co. division of Marshall's Department Stores as a Clerical Selector for over 26 years.
She enjoyed trips to Foxwoods in Connecticut, and was also an avid bingo and lottery player. She also very much enjoyed camping with her family at Outdoor World in Wells, Maine. She loved her three cats and their companionship.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, David Strong and Paul Strong.
Besides her loving husband, she leaves a son, Kevin M. Correia Jr., and his children, Veronica and Angeliyah of Lowell; a daughter, Erica Correia and her children, Anthony Thomas and Giovanni Thomas of Lowell; a brother, William G. Strong of Dracut; sisters, Linda Greenhalge of Lowell, Sandra Long of Andover, Susan (Paul) Nadeau of Nashua, and Donna Stecci of Nashua; her Godchild, Dawn Marie Long; also several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements: Relatives and friends may call at the M.R. Laurin & Son Funeral Home, 295 Pawtucket Street, Lowell on Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 2-6:00 p.m. Funeral Monday morning with a Funeral Mass at 9:00 a.m. at St. Rita's Parish, 158 Mammoth Rd., Lowell. Interment to follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Tewksbury.
*Published in LOWELL SUN on August 18, 2012
William G. Strong (1924 - 1988)
Rita M. Carson Strong (1924 - 2004)
Paul F Strong (1957 - 1990)*
Diane Rita Strong Correia (1962 - 2012)
Saint Mary Cemetery
Plot: Section 7 Lot 772 Grave 2A
Created by: Linda Moore
Record added: Sep 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117697398