Funeral services for Dianne L. Tornatore-Provost, age 69 of Syracuse will be held on Saturday (March 16, 2013) at 2:00 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Pastor David Sheppard officiating.
Calling hours will also be held on Saturday from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Mrs. Provost passed away on Monday evening (Mar 11, 2013) at the home of her daughter.
Surviving are her children, Robert “Bob” Wright of Morley; a daughter, Tracy Bush and her companion Rick Woodward of Ogdensburg; a sister, Sandra Smith of VA; grandchildren Christina Brocious-Montroy and her husband Jake, Michael Brocious, Robert Wright, Jamie Wright, Joshua Wright, Devin Wright and Aleea Wright all of Syracuse; two great-grandchildren, Myra Mae Montroy and Cheyenne Harris; an uncle, Bill Hamilton and his wife Mavis of Cornwall, Ontario; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dianne was born on May 22, 1943 in Massena, a daughter of Edgar & Helen (Hamilton) Smith. She graduated from Massena High School and married Robert Wright. That marriage ended in divorce, and she later was married to John Tornatore. He predeceased her.
She was employed at Cardinal Health Pharmaceutical Industry in Syracuse for 20+ years, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, being a dance instructor and traveling to Hawaii. Her great-granddaughter Myra Mae was the apple of her eye, and the highlight of everyday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St, East Syracuse, NY 13057. Condolences can be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.