Dianne K. Raff
Dianne K. Raff, 54 of 715 Walnut St., Columbia, PA died on Friday, April 5, 2013 at Lancaster General Hospital after a courageous 5 year battle with cancer. Born in Columbia, PA she was the daughter of Joseph R. Raff, Jr. and Beverly Brenner Raff with whom she resided. She was employed as a Packer for QVC. She previously taught classes at the Marine Science Consortium in Wallops Island, Virginia. Dianne was affiliated with the Church of God of Columbia. She was also associated with the Journaling for Healing Program at the Lancaster General Hospital Campus. She was a Graduate of Columbia High School Class of 1976 and was a Graduate of Stockton State University in New Jersey where she graduated with a Degree in Marine Science. She totally loved the outdoors and gardening. Surviving besides her Parents are a Sister-in-Law: Jo Raff of Columbia, PA, a Nephew: Joseph David husband of Cristy Raff of Mountville, PA, a Niece: Crystal Rae wife of Richard Jensen of Wrightsville, PA, Great-Nephews: Aaron Raff and Liam Jensen and Great-Nieces: Sophia Raff and Isabella Jensen. She was predeceased by a Brother: Joseph R. Raff III, who just passed away on March 22, 2013. Funeral Services for Dianne will be held from the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:00AM (VIEWING: 10:00AM - 11:00AM) with Rev. Fred Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial Contributions in Dianne's memory may be made to the Church of God, 7th & Walnut Streets, Columbia, PA 17512 or to the Four Diamonds Fund, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, P.O. Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033.