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Diana L. Alt

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2-4 & 6-8 p.m.
Friday, March 4, 2016

Hindman Funeral Home (Frankstown)

Funeral Service

11 a.m.
Saturday, March 5, 2016


Alt, Diana L., 70, Richland Twp., went home to be with the Lord, Feb. 29, 2016 at UPMC Shadyside with her loved ones by her side.  Born March 18, 1945 in Johnstown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Woznick) Szatynski. Preceded in death by two granddaughters, Grace and Anna, brother James Shatynski, sister Gloria Bevec and brother-in-law Leo Bevec; nephew Terry Becker, Jr.; brothers-in-law Scott Burgess and Raymond Alt, and niece Heather Reininger.  Diana is survived by her loving husband, John, Jr.; sons, John III and wife Sheri of Miamisburg, OH; Matthew and wife Alice of Fort Smith, Arkansas; and daughter, Kierisa Hockensmith and husband Matthew of Summerhill, PA; grandchildren, Thomas, Levi, Caleb, Nicholas, Sam, Luke, Kline Matthew, Micah and Madeline Jane; sister, Nancy and husband Jay B. of Lewisville, TX; sister-in-law, Helen Shatynksi of Santa Maria, CA; and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law; Sandy and Terry Becker; Richard and Janice Alt; Gloria Alt; Mary and Joe Summits; Barbara Burgess; as well as many nieces and nephews whom she adored. Diana was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she volunteered in many areas, her favorite being the advent work shop.  She enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading and was a loving mother to many. She was a former Girl Scout leader and enjoyed being a Ukranian dancer in her youth at St. John Baptist Orthodox Church.  Diana was also a great Lutheran bowler. She always led by example and was an advisor to many.  Diana imparted wisdom to all who sought her counsel. Diana leaves an incredible legacy and was loved by many. Friends will be received Fri., March 4th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., 1521 Frankstown Rd.  Funeral service will be on Saturday March 5th 11 a.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 600 Ash St., Rev. Toby Holland, officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, The Leukemia Lymphoma Society or The Wounded Warrior Project. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.  “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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