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Diana Cruz

October 23, 1956 — July 13, 2020

Diana M. Cruz, 63, of Franklin Park, Illinois, passed away at 9:25pm, Monday, July 13, 2020, in Rockford, Illinois.

Diana was born October 23, 1956, in Blue Island, Illinois; the daughter of William L. Durante Sr. and Angeline M. Durante-Rumfield (nee) Mundo.
Diana is the loving mother of Tony Cruz, Michael (Patricia) Cruz, and Vanessa (Ramiro) Camacho.
Cherished "Nanie" of AJ, Ramiro (Jr.), Justin, Vincent, Joseph, Karina, and Jaylen.
Dear sister of Bill (Chris) Durante, Jim Durante, and Gary Durante.
Fond aunt of Michelle Durante, Christopher (Erin) Durante, and Carla (David) Ditchev.
Fond grand aunt to Wyatt, Maggie, Weston, and Anna.

Diana was preceded in death, by both of her parents and her sister Anita Durante-Mueller.

Visitation Friday, July 17, 2020, from 4:00pm - 9:00pm, at Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home and Crematorium, 9568 Belmont Avenue, Franklin Park, Illinois.
Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, July 18, 2020, 11:00am, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 819 N. 16th Avenue, Melrose Park, Illinois.  Meet at church.
Interment is private.

*Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, everyone is asked to be patient and abide by the number of visitors allowed inside the funeral home.  Everyone is welcomed, but we ask that you keep your visit short so that all who wish to pay their respects will be able to do so.  Please note that all visitors are required to wear face masks to enter the funeral home.*

Services provided by:  DURANTE FUNERAL GROUP
Gary A. Durante - Funeral Director
(866) 847-4100

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, July 17, 2020

4:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium

9568 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park, IL 60131

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

819 N 16th Ave, Melrose Park, IL 60160

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