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Dianne E. Schavolt

  • On February 12, 2019

Dianne E. Schavolt , Age 76, of Imperial passed peacefully at home on Monday, February 11, 2019. Dianne was born October 28, 1942, in Moon Run and grew up on Schorrs Dairy Farm. She was a graduate of Montour High School, class of 1960, where she was a cheerleader. After high school, she worked as a key punch operator for Elijer Corp. Her favorite job was that of wife and mother.

She married Dennis Schavolt on January 25, 1964 and recently celebrated their 55th Wedding Anniversary. They had three children, Denise (Doug) Schiff, Dennis Schavolt Jr., and Dean (Cindy) Schavolt. Grandmother to Matthew (Jena) Schiff, Ashley Schiff, Dillon Schavolt, and Brooke Schavolt. Great-grandmother to Maverick and Gage Schiff. Survived by sister Beverly Shoup, sister-in-law Sophia Schorr, nephew Dwain Schorr, nieces Lorrie (Ed) Slonchka, Nadine (Chris) Gadsby, Cindy (Mark) Usenicnik, Christine (Paul) Trapizona, Teresa (Ronald) Barrett, and many great nieces and nephews.

Proceeded in death by parents Conrad and Martha Schorr, brothers Conrad Schorr and Kenneth Schorr, and neice Lynn-ann Schorr.

Dianne was a hard worker and loved life’s simple pleasures. She was an excellent baker, seamstress, crafter, and shopper. She also enjoyed canning and made excellent jelly and applesauce. She enjoyed summer trips to the beach with her young family and long trips to Montana with her husband. She loved supporting her kids and grandkids at their sporting events and competitions.

Special thanks to caregiver Michelle Corak for her care and support.

Family and friends welcome on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care 5405 Steubenville Pike Robinson Township, PA 15136. Funeral Service at the funeral home on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 10:00am. Interment to follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Alzheimer’s Disease Research or The American Lung Association of PA 810 River Ave. #140 Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Please sign the family’s online guestbook at PittsburghCremation.com.



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Jim Humberston
  • Feb 12 2019
So Sorry for your loss. My and my family's heart goes out to all you. God Bless, Jim
Sue & Frank DiCicco
  • Feb 12 2019
Dean Cindy and family, Frank and I are sorry for loss. May you all find peace and healing and know she will always be smiling down on you and you will always carry her in your heart.
Julie Dunbar.
  • Feb 12 2019
You all are in my prayers. Praying for peace and comfort. Love to the family.
Brandy Neil. Lake Lure NC
  • Feb 12 2019
Ms Diane was a treasure. So kind, so much love she shared. She brought me into her home and made me feel like family. She will be missed. Rest now in peace.
Judy Davis
  • Feb 13 2019
So sorry to hear about your Mom, Denise. Deepest sympathy and prayers for the family.
Colleen (Engel) Vottero
  • Feb 13 2019
Denise and family, My deepest sympathy to you all. May you be surrounded by all those who love you and share memories of happier days. May our good Lord give you comfort in the promise of seeing your loved one again. May your Mother rest in peace, as she is now restored to her healthy self. May God bless you all.
Ginger Gracey
  • Feb 13 2019
My condolences to the entire Schavolt family. May you find peace in knowing she is now with her Lord and left all of you great memories.
Rex T Pass
  • Feb 14 2019
To the Schavolt family my deepest condolences ,she is in the arms of the Lord and savior.
Christine Clark (DeMarco)
  • Feb 15 2019
My condolences to you and your family