April 24, 2005: Headlines: Obituaries: COS - Honduras: The Hartford Courant: Honduras RPCV Diane Marie Appel dies in Connecticut

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Honduras RPCV Diane Marie Appel dies in Connecticut

Honduras RPCV Diane Marie Appel dies in Connecticut

Honduras RPCV Diane Marie Appel dies in Connecticut

Diane Marie Appel

The Hartford Courant
April 24, 2005

Diane Marie Appel, 56, of Branford, died peacefully on Friday (April 22, 2005) with her family at her bedside.

Diane earned a BA in Social Work from Keuka College and an MPA from Columbia University. Diane was employed by the CT Dept. of Children & Families for 13 years. Her dynamic, outgoing personality contributed to her success as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras and later as a Peace Corps Trainer in Costa Rica. She also worked as a Planner for the City of New York and started her career at the Fairhaven Health Clinic in New Haven. Diane was a member of the Branford Democratic Town Committee and was elected to the Representative Town Meeting. She was an avid campaigner and fundraiser and enjoyed volunteering at the Branford Soup Kitchen. Diane is survived by her father John Appel; stepmother Pat; her sisters Elizabeth Appel (Eitzer), Adrianne Appel and Janis Evancha; and her brothers-in-law, Brian Eitzer and Nick Evancha. She was predeceased by her mother, Gertrude (Fuller) Appel. Auntie Diane was devoted to Chloe and Arlo Eitzer. Diane's family and her many friends will truly miss her.

Friends may call at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., North Haven TODAY, April 24, from 2-5 p.m. A celebration service will be held at Faith United Methodist Church, 81 Clintonville Rd., North Haven on Monday at 10 a.m. followed by burial at In Memoriam Cemetery, North Main St., Wallingford. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244 or the CT Returned Peace Corp Volunteers, P.O. Box 1803, Hartford, CT 06144.

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