Diane Lee Chu, a Buffalo native, died Monday in her Downers Grove, Ill., home of cancer. She was 62.
Born Diane Anello, she left this area in 1983. She was a bereavement counselor in the maternity ward of Cook County Hospital in Chicago from 1999 until March of this year.
Mrs. Chu was a former Cook County Chaplain of the Year. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda E. Moric of Highland Park, Ill., and Rebekah A. of Durham, N.C.; a sister, Judith A. MacGregor of Arnold, Md.; a brother, Anthony Anello of Buffalo; her mother, Phyllis Anello of Amherst; and two grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.