Diane Evelyn Legow Slavkin
SLAVKIN: Diane Evelyn Legow Slavkin, 84, of Mt. Lebanon, passed away on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, eleven days before her 85th birthday. Beloved wife of 65 years of Marvin; dear mother of Steve (Sheila), Jon (Mary Ellen), Ron (Christine) and Sylvia (Ed Massarsky). Grandmother of Julie (Jeremy), Heather (Luis Fernando), David (Mary), Jeffrey, Michael, Matthew, Mark, Seth and Katie; also five great-grandchildren and their beloved dog Nikki; and sister of the late Frank Legow. After years of volunteer work at Beth El and in PTA, she decided to get her education after her youngest child finished first grade. She pursued both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English literature and education graduating summa cum laude. She taught at a private school and English as a second language. Diane was best known for her commitment to family, always hosting holidays and other occasions. She was a chef extraordinaire, financial whiz, office organizer and much more. She is sorely missed. Private family services were held on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 in Beth El, Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to Beth El Congregation, 1900 Cochran Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.