Of Revere. Died surrounded by her loving family at her residence on Revere Beach on Wednesday, November 30th following a 2 year long battle with cancer, she was 76 years old.
Diane was born on September 18, 1946 to her late parents, Orlando & Doris M. (Maggioli) Nicotera in Everett. She was one of three children and was raised & educated in Revere. She was an alumna of Revere High School, Class of 1964. After high school, Diane began working at the Registry of Motor Vehicles, where she worked in the transportation department retiring as a supervisor, after a career spanning over 40 years. During this time, she met and married the love of her life, Dennis P. Cohane. She & Dennis made their home in the Point of Pines section of Revere. Together they proudly raised their three children.
She is the beloved wife of Dennis P. Cohane of 46 years of Revere. The loving mother of Courtney C. Cohane of Revere, Justin J. Cohane & wife Nicole of Lynn, & Brandon M. Cohane of Revere. The cherished “Nanny” of Anthony & Devon Molineaux, and Justin “J.J.” & Mason Cohane. The dear sister of the late Dennis V. Nicotera & Patricia M. Nicotera. The treasured sister-in-law of Janet Piatek & husband Robert of Saugus and Donna Cohane of Revere. She also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.
Diane was a loving woman who was known for her incredible cooking, sharp sense of humor and fiery personality. She loved entertaining and hosting holidays, especially Christmas, was her favorite holiday. She was famous for her many legendary “Patriot Football Sunday’s”. She put a holiday style feast every Sunday & Superbowl. This tradition of 25 years filled the house with family & friends, much laughter and all of Diane’s delicious cooking. Diane’s passing is a tremendous loss to her family, but she would insist to continue living and toast her at any occasion.
Family & friends were respectfully invited to attend Visiting Hours on Sunday, December 4th in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals Revere Funeral Services & Interment will be held privately.