Diane E. Bara
CUMBERLAND - Diane E. Bara, 67, of Highland Ave., died Sunday in the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Angelina M. (Coletta) Bara. She was a life long Cumberland resident.
She was a personal secretary employed by the Teknor Apex Corp., Pawtucket for 43 years retiring in 2009.
She was a 1961 graduate of Bay View Academy, East Providence and also graduated from Bryant College in 1965 where she was President of the Sigma Iota Xi Sorority.
Miss Bara was a communicant of St. Patrick Church, Cumberland. She also enjoyed cooking, gardening and polka dancing.
She leaves many cousins and three godchildren.
A Celebration of her life will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Rd. Rte 122, Cumberland. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, Broad St., Cumberland. Burial will take place in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P. O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284. http://www.dana-farber.org/Directions/guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com