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Diane G. (nee-Gallo) Sanders

June 16, 1943 - November 1, 2020

Loving mother, grandmother and friend


Service Date: November 4, 2020

In Lieu of Flowers: Washington Emergency Squad

Obituaries » Diane G. (nee-Gallo) Sanders

Diane G. (nee-Gallo) Sanders passed away on Sunday November 1, 2020 at her home. She was 77.

She was born in Morristown and grew up Parsippany where she spent most of her life.

Diane was a bookkeeper for Gallo & DeCroce Realtors in Parsippany for many years. She also worked for Saint Clare’s Hospital Foundation. For the last 13 years, she worked at Piggy’s Deli and BBQ in Mansfield, Warren County where she was famous for all her homemade salads, especially her chicken salad.

Diane was an avid reader who loved to do crossword and jigsaw puzzles. She was happiest when spending time with her family and friends.

She is pre-deceased by her husband: James D. Jr. who passed away on 3/18/1994.

Survivors include her son: James J. and his wife Dawn; her daughters: Michele Licciardello and her husband Jeff, and Melissa Nichols and her husband James; her sister-in-law: Betty Gallo; her niece: Susan Gallo and nephew: Robert Gallo and his wife Debbie; and her six grandchildren:  Emily and her fiancé Bill Sather, Jonathan, Jeffrey, Nicole, Peter, and Kevin.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Par-Troy Funeral Home located at 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany (973) 887-3235: Interment: Private. In lieu of flowers please make donations in her memory to: Washington Emergency Squad P.O. Box 4 Washington, NJ 07882.

Following current Covid-19 guidelines, masks and social distancing are required at both the viewing and funeral service. The family acknowledges and understands that many are still uncomfortable to attend public gatherings and will be unable to attend the visitation. We ask that you keep the family in your thoughts and prayers during this time.