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 Diana L. <I>Patterson</I> Billings

Diana L. Patterson Billings

Birth
Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, USA
Death 12 Apr 2008 (aged 62)
Niagara County, New York, USA
Burial Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100145612 · View Source
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Diana L. (nee Patterson) Billings, 62, of the Tuscarora Indian Reservation, entered into eternal rest with the Lord, Saturday, April12th 2008 under the care of Hospice House surrounded by her family.

Born March 24th 1946 in Lewiston, NY, she was the daughter of the late Chief David Patterson (Wolf Clan Sachem) and Juanita Williams, both of the Tuscarora Indian Reservation. Diana was a member of the Snipe Clan. She attended the Tuscarora Indian School and the Niagara Wheatfield High School.

Diana was a very gifted athlete. She played for the Tuscarora Baptist Softball Championship team as well as the Tuscarora Women's Basketball team. She was an excellent baker and took pleasure in teaching her granddaughters. She also enjoyed horses, bingo, baking and watching the Judge Judy Show and of course spending time with her children and grandchildren, whom she was very proud of. Many knew her as Dini girl growing up and she will always be remembered for her amazing sense of humor.

Ms. Billings is survived by her seven children: Alexis (Rev. Donald) Robinson of Ransomville, NY, Jarrod (Marge) Patterson, Denise E. Patterson, Todd (Shannon) Billings, Lynette ( Dave ) Billings, George R. Billings, all of Niagara Falls, NY and Ryan J. Williams-Robinson of Ransomville, NY; 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; one sister, Linda Mt. Pleasant of the Tuscarora Reservation and one brother, William (Patricia) Patterson of St. Petersburg, FL, as well as longtime companion, James Frasier and several nieces and nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by one sister, Reva A. (Patterson) Printup, a nephew, David Printup, and two granddaughters, Elisha K. Printup and Shayna M. Joseph.


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  • Created by: Roanho
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100145612
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Diana L. Patterson Billings (24 Mar 1946–12 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100145612, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Roanho (contributor 47419049) .