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Diane H Sawyer

Diane H. Sawyer,82, of Otto and Cattaraugus, NY entered into rest August 16, 2020

She was born November 26, 1937 in Otto, NY to the late Elroy and late Arlene Manning.

Diane loved watching New York Yankees and Buffalo Bills Games, knitting and playing Euchre with her close friends on Thursdays. Diane’s appointments were not allowed to be scheduled to interfere with Thursday card games! She was also a member of the Cardinal Hills Golf Club with her husband.

Diane was married to the late Donald Sawyer.

She was a loving mother who is survived by her children Thomas (Toni) Sawyer of Orchard Park, Lynn (late Daniel) Borowiak of Forestville, Robert (Amy) Sawyer of Cattaraugus, Lisa (Bill) Gunning of Salamanca, Daniel Sawyer of Eden and Scott (Tracy) Sawyer of Fort Collins, CO; grandchildren Joshua Sawyer, Meg (Andy) Parsons, Aaron (Alycia) Sawyer, Melissa Borowiak, Jason (Lauren) Hill, Sean (Melissa) Hill and Jaime Sawyer; great grandchildren Ally, Kayla, Jackson, Wyatt and Elena.

Besides her parents and husband Diane was pre deceased by her son in law Daniel and grandson Jaye Borowiak.

Burial will be in North Otto Cemetery

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Chautauqua County Hospice 20 Fairmount Ave. Lakewood, NY 14750

Arrangements entrusted to DiStasio Funeral Home Inc., Cattaraugus, NY.


Sincerest condolences to the family Many years ago Diane and Don, myself and many others shared a lot of laughs and stories 'round the bar at Cardinal Hills.....miss those days She always had a smile on her face

Ruth Mellon Aug 28 2020 12:00 AM

Don, Diane, & their beautiful family lived across the road from us in North Otto, and were great friends and neighbors. I always loved Diane's sunny spirit and her laugh. Our sincere condolences to the family.

Dale and Betty Wojnicki Wickham Aug 22 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Sawyer

Dan & Bette DiStasio Aug 20 2020 12:00 AM