Diane M. McCall


GENESEO, Ill. — Diane M. McCall, 76, of Geneseo, Ill., formerly of Russell, Pa., and Jamestown, N.Y., passed away on Nov. 23, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial service will be held at a later date to celebrate the precious life of Diane. Memorials may be made to The CMT Research Foundation or Heritage Church, Rock Is-land, Ill. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremations Services, Geneseo, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Diane Mae Darling was born Sept. 15, 1944, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of Robert Frederick and Mabel Pauline (Scheen) Darling Sr. She graduated from Jamestown High School in 1962, and received a degree from Jamestown Community College. She married the love of her life, Duane McCall on June 19, 1965, in Jamestown, N.Y.

Diane was an RN at Warren General Hospital for 25 years before retiring in 2002. She was a member of Heritage Church, Rock Island, Ill., and a former member of both Geneseo First United Methodist Church, Geneseo, Ill., and Lander United Methodist Church, Lander, Pa. She was active in serving as a youth leader for many years, as well as numerous other areas of the church.

She also volunteered for many years as the band nurse and chaperone for her daughters’ many band and choir trips. Diane loved her family more than anything, especially her three grand-sons. She enjoyed traveling, sitting on the beach, and at-tending sporting events. Some of her favorite memories were made while vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard, MA, and at-tending Buffalo Bills games and her grandson’s baseball and soccer games.

Those surviving are her husband, Dewey; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and Jim Chaffee, Iowa City, Iowa, and Chris-tine and Shane Seeley, Geneseo. Ill.; grandsons, Joshua (Anna) Seeley, Bettendorf, Iowa, Justin (Katie Kibler) Seeley, Champaign, Ill., and Jordan Seeley, Geneseo, Ill.; her great–grandchildren, Logan and Loralei; her “adopted daughter” and her family, Jill (Christopher) Schutt, Bettendorf, Iowa, and Mallory, Allie, Matt, and Megan; her sisters, Linda Darling, Durham, N.C., Sue (Steve) Keller, Goose Creek, S.C., her brothers, Robert (Linda) Darling, Jamestown, NY, Gary (Linda) Darling, Loudon, Tenn., and Tom (Anthea) Darling, Hillsborough, N.C.; her brother-in-law, Jack (Mary) McCall, Or-chard Park, N.Y.; and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Cecil and Nellie (Mattson) McCall.

Condolences may be ex-pressed at Diane’s obituary at www.stackhousemoore .com.