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Lydia Wirth

Diana Castello

January 04, 1946 - March 24, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Diana Castello. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Diana Castello was born January 4, 1946, to Lillian Diminco and Allen Lange, Sr.  Diana, whose name was inspired by the Roman Mythological goddess of animals and the hunt, was the firstborn child and lived up to the task of a family leader.  She was born and raised in San Francisco, CA, where her humble beginnings started within the loving and extended family of her Italian-born grandparents.  This is where she was truly ingrained with...  see more
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  • Rolanda Pierre Dixon
    I will always remember your “fire”! You were my buddy when we were ready to take on anyone for doing our group wrong. I loved you and will cherish the picture of you holding my baby-who is now 30! Time flew and you will be sorely missed by the Dixon family.
  • Linda McKay
    Diana was my cousin and self proclaimed "sister" After I lost my own sister and husband she always brought up how we were more like siblings. We spent a lot of time with Diana and Allen growing up. She was so generous and helpful. She would...  more
  • Eric Phillips
    A Tribute to Diana Castello,

    I believe I met Mrs. Castello sometime around 1981 after moving to Lafayette and enrolling at Del Ora high school where I met Todd, her son and my friend. If you’re not aware of Del Ora, it is a high school and at...  more
  • Hazel Lange
    Diana was more than a sister-in-law. She was my sister, dear friend and family. Over the years, we shared so many beautiful memories, i.e, family gatherings, holiday dinners, sleepovers, jazz festivals and camping trips at Russians River and Monterey,...  more
  • Kaye McKleroy
    Diana was the best neighbor and friend for almost 34 years. I loved her energy,
    her spunk, her laughter and her love of family and life. She was a force and I loved
    interacting with that energy. She was such a smart woman and successful at what she...  more
  • Kim Jerge
  • Todd Schmidt. # 1 son
    My mom was pretty much my everything. I can’t believe you’re gone. I was a mama’s boy for all my life due to my dad was always working. I remember the first time she dropped me off at kindergarten and when she drove away I cried. She was always...  more
  • Susanne Schmidt
    Dianna I will forever be grateful for the warmth and acceptance you showed me and for allowing me to become one of your family. I promise Dianna, to do my best to make sure your baby boy always feels loved and cared for the way he deserves and I know you...  more
  • Mike McKay
    Beautiful work, Lydia and Allen. And yes, Christmas was a big one and I always looked forward to it. She knew how to throw a party. Her strength and leadership will be missed. We’ll also miss her Ocean View, Sheridan, Denman, Bal attitude. I...  more
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  • Kristen McCaleb
  • Allen Lange
  • Allen Lange
    Sis loved Christmas. Sis, Wayne & Tanya Hosted The Christmas Dinner Every Year For Our Whole Family. Great Fun.
    Sis & I grew Up Together living In San Francisco With Our Mom & Grandparents.
    I Was already Married To My Wife Hazel & When...  more