Diane Rebecca Reichard Slaga

March 26, 1947June 21, 2017
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Today a new chapter begins for Diane Rebecca Slaga, the celebration of her truly inspirational life. On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, this amazing woman, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, mother-in-law, aunt, and friend passed away at the age of 70 years. As she would want all to know, she battled and beat multiple myeloma for 27 years.

Diane was born to the late Harriett and Donald Reichard on March, 26, 1947 in Easton, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Wilson High School (Easton) in 1965. She was united in marriage to her loving husband and partner of 49 years, Edward Slaga in Allentown, Pennsylvania. They moved to Coral Springs, Florida in 1975, where she lived and raised her family. She will be lovingly remembered by the many people that were so fortunate to have been a part of her life; her husband Edward, their children Tracy and Tina (who passed in 1991), her grandchildren, Tina, Kaitlyn, Michael, and Christopher, her siblings Carolyn Youpa, Don Reichard, Susan Lilly, and Kathy McClelland, her brothers and sisters-in-law, her son-in-law Kevin Sheehan, and her dear extended family and friends.

A celebration of Diane’s vigorous and inspirational life will begin with a prayer service on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at Kraeer Funeral Home, 1655 North University Drive, Coral Springs, Florida 33071.

The celebration will continue with Catholic Mass on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10am at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 1401 Coral Ridge Drive, Coral Springs, Florida 33071 and graveside service at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1500 State Road 7, North Lauderdale, Florida 33068.

A memorial fund has been set up in Diane’s name to further cancer research at The American Cancer Research Center and Foundation, 8000 IH 10 West, San Antonio, TX 78230 or online at

Cheers to the most wonderful woman!


  • Visitation Monday, June 26, 2017
  • Prayer Service Monday, June 26, 2017
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  • Committal Service Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Dave Nelson

June 26, 2017

So sorry for your loss. At least she can Rest In Peace knowing she raised a wonderful daughter.

Dave and Cyndi Nelson

David Ryan

June 25, 2017

Although she has left you in person, she will live on in your lifetime of fond and loving memories. My prayers and thoughts are with you. May the Lord provide you strength during this difficult time.

David Ryan

June 25, 2017

Although she is no longer with you in person, she will be with you always in fond and loving memories for a lifetime. My deepest sympathy and may God watch over you during this difficult time.


June 25, 2017

I did not know your Mom, but I do know the emptiness and longing of losing a parent. My sincere sympathies.
Marty Lieberman

Tony and Kristi Hanks

June 24, 2017

You all remain in our thoughts and prayers. May your wonderful memories warm your hearts and lift you up during this difficult time.

Clayton & Melanie Gring

June 24, 2017

Our deepest sympathies to all of your family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless Diane and All Of You.

Peter & Eileen Moroney

June 24, 2017

Our sincere sympathies to all of Diane's extended family and sending our love and prayers during this very difficult time, Peter and Eileen

Dominic Schlicht

June 23, 2017

We extend our deepest sympathies to your family during this difficult time. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. - Dominic and Gabriele Schlicht

June 23, 2017

Dwayne Stiff

June 23, 2017

My deepest condolences to your family and loved ones. My heart and prayers go out to your family in your time of loss. - Dwayne