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Diana M. "Dena" Poliziani

d. August 18, 2022


Of Pittsburgh, on Thursday, August 18, 2022.  Daughter of the late Luigi and Lena (Bendinelli) Poliziani. Beloved sister of Eva Minutello, Jildo Poliziani, Louis (JoAnn) Poliziani, and the late Lola Merlo, Virginia Fassio, Louise Capelli, Lydia Altiere, Arment Poliziani, James Poliziani, Donald Poliziani and Vicky Schipani.  She was known as Aunt Dee to many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.  Dena loved to golf and always worked at improving her game and enjoyed the sport with many friends.  She was a member of Pittsburgh Chapter of Executive Women International and served in most board positions over a period of 35 plus years.  Dena volunteered as an usher for several years for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust at the Benedum, Byham, and Cabaret theaters, enjoying greeting patrons and the performances.  She was a frequent volunteer at West Allegheny (North Side) Garden Tours, Holiday House Tours, and Classic Car Events.  Dena was a member of the former Guardian Angels Church and the church choir. (although she never considered herself a very good singer) Dena will be missed by her family and many friends. Per her request, no visitation.  Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Philip Parish, 50 West Crafton Ave., Pgh., 15205, SEPTEMBER 10, 2022, Saturday, 10:00 a.m.  If desired, contributions may be made to any children’s charity.  Burial private for the family.   Arrangements entrusted to WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, Scott Twp. (412-563-2800)

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